Tag: "remote" at medical news
Radically New Type Of Surgery Tested On First Patient
...t is like its steering wheel. The surgeonsteers by remote
control from the computer console. How does the surgeon know where the small magnet is in the brain? The MSS contains a fluoroscope, which takes X-ray images in two planes of thepatient's head every second or two. Because the six metal markers show u...
Magnetic Surgery System Tested Successfully On First Patient
...lieve will improve a clinician's ability to access remote
areas of the body,improving diagnostic accuracy and treatment outcomes," said Hogg. "Thisclinical trial is an important step in demonstrating the effectiveness of thisnew model of interventional medicine." Following the first clinical trial of the m...
MIT Microchip Releases Chemicals On Demand
...ogrammed for the release ofchemicals, triggered by remote
control, or activated by an on-chip biosensor. The...anger. In this case the chip would be triggered by remote
control viaa signal sent over the airwaves. Other applications lie in drug delivery. Most implants a...
Research Into Virtual Environments
...ue at SFU into virtualenvironments for surgery and remote
manipulation. The funding, from the Natural Scien... mouse and welook at the monitor and I call that a remote
manipulation task. Vision isindirect because you're looking at the monitor, not at the work space. ...
NASA Uses EAI Software In Groundbreaking Medical Application
...e potential toimprovehealth care in geographically remote
areas throughout the world, willlinkfive workstati...nosis and treatment planning. Physicians at these remote
locationswillbe able to see these procedures-in 3D-as they are performed in realtime. "EAI is excite...
First woman commanding general for health care in Pacific speaks on Capitol Hill about Tele-Health
...diagnose and treat patients inthe Pacific; support remote
theater locations for readiness posture inpeacetime; facilitate tele-education and leadership, and promote collaborativeand strategic relationships. Maj. Gen. Adams will update and acknowledge the Congressional leadership andrecognize support from Se...
Advances in 'On the Spot' tests have huge public health implications
...s says Prof Borriello. In the future we could see remote
patient testing, he says whereby patients swallow a small capsule that has the ability to detect pathogens (microorganisms that cause disease), transmit the data to a physician or advice centre and which will then transmit advice back to the patient....
Annual UNC-CH study shows state gaining health providers, but big imbalances remain
...se practitioners grew at thehighest rate in large, remote
rural towns, and the greatest rate of increase inphysician assistants was in remote
rural counties. This growth in supply inrural areas is one step in ensuring access to health care fo...
Improving burn diagnosis and insights into perfect pitch at acoustics press conference
...rate or unsuitable for use in an emergency room or remote
location. Conventional ultrasound--requiring direct contact with the skin--is difficult and time-consuming to use, as well as extremely painful for the patient. Joie Jones of UC-Irvine will present an ultrasound method--which does not req...
Missouri scientist takes 'rocky' road to NASA
...ne of the Marshall Center's leading researchers in remote
sensing the use of cameras and other technologies...ce fields. The self-described "mad scientist" said remote
sensing is not as far removed from geology as it may seem. "Geologists have, for decades, been tra...
Computerized prescription system reduces errors caused by bad handwriting
...d. "Eventually, we hope to make this available at remote
locations so care givers can use POE at home, too," Brill said. "The system markedly reduces the need for telephone orders from the doctor to the nurse, which saves time and improves documentation." 3) Education. POE provides special reminders to p...
LSU hurricane experts
..., email@example.com . Walker performs remote
sensing of hurricanes and other environmental events. LSU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering ( http://www.ce.lsu.edu )-- Marc Levitan, associate professor, 225-388-4445, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com . Levi...
Government needs to support 'e-medicine' to improve medical care
...ipment has proven cheaper than flying doctors into remote
Rising ammonia emissions attributed to cars, not livestock
...to Baum. Using a measuring technique called remote
sensing, the research team collected information on ammonia emissions on a car-by-car basis. This information, along with snapshots of the cars' license plates, enabled them to pinpoint the make and model of vehicles responsible for the elevated ammo...
New discovery may revolutionize treatment for pain related to surgery, illness and injury
..." process, delivering pain-relieving medication to remote
sensory endings in the tissues of the body. In axonal transport, the cell moves molecules from one end of the cell to the other, thus supporting their ability to communicate with other neurons. A single neuron may be more than two feet long. Althou...
Iowa project links rural areas cross-state to top-notch medical advice
...se of the Walker family, who will be appearing via remote
from Ottumwa, Iowa, their eight-year-old son visit... "It links patients and their doctors in rural or remote
hospitals with highly trained medical specialists and state-of-the-art medical technology located hu...
Long distance medical tracking of Mt. Everest climbers could be used by doctors in monitoring patients
...arify the ability to provide better health care in remote
and extreme environments, which for some may even ...elemedicine capabilities to one of the worlds most remote
and hostile settings. The team provided medical care for the Everest Base Camp community, conducted ...
Research finds a compound associated with Scotchgard more widespread in environment and wildlife than first thought
...od and discovered small amounts [of PFOS] in these remote
areas. That surprised me." Because PFOS accumulates in blood, there is concern about exposure to the chemical worldwide, although no human health problems have been seen in factory workers with occupational exposure to the compound more than 100 ti...
U-M, World Health Organization host telemedicine symposium
...y provides appropriate tools for the remote
practice of medical care and clinical decision support. The University of Michigan Health System and the World Health Organization are co-sponsoring a scientific symposium, "State-of-the-Art...
Uncovering tumors, hidden subs, and cracks in airplanes using math
...ible regions for example, in the human body or in remote
regions of the earth by probing them with elastic or electromagnetic waves. The three-year program is a Focus Group award given by the Division of Mathematical Sciences at NSF to groups of researchers working collaboratively. The first project at R...
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