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Evaluating virtual reality therapy for treating acute post traumatic stress disorder

...reating acute PTSD in non-combat personnel such as medics and truck drivers. These service members are exposed to their own unique stresses and require different types of virtual reality scenarios. Researcher Hunter Hoffman at the University of Washington (Seattle) and Sarah Miyahira of the Pacific Teleheal...

Rice bioengineer wins ASME's Van C. Mow Medal

...a device used by paramedics and frontline military medics in Afghanistan and Iraq to inject life-saving medications directly into the bones of patients suffering blood loss and shock -- is already credited with saving numerous lives and was recognized in April with top honors in the critical-care and emerge...

Armed forces search for ways to improve survival in the combat zone

...e, safe, and effective product that can be used by medics and combat lifesavers on the frontline and foster product development....

'Secrets' of successful hospitals revealed

...s that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' When medics and doctors see diagnostic ST segment elevation; they become focused on the problem and things happen quickly," Dr. Weaver said....

Researchers develop portable 'vein finder' for faster, more accurate injections

When medics are treating trauma patients, every second counts....a transducer in the device's reusable section. As medics move the device along a patient's arm or leg, the transducer emits a thin acoustical beam, about the...

Tomorrow's medical researchers to be nurtured in Manchester

...ration (UKCRC), the Fellowships will allow trainee medics wishing to combine clinical and research work to undertake academic training which will enable them to apply for a research training fellowship, at the same time as launching their specialist clinical training. The Higher Education Funding Council fo...

Researcher develops better way to detect shock

...arch whose job includes developing tools that help medics make better decisions. "When you take a blood sample, it usually represents a mixture of contents coming from all the tissues, so the change that you measure may not be nearly as large as that being produced in the tissues. It may not give as critic...

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