Tag: "navigation" at medical news
NCI's Patient Navigator Research Program: Questions and answers
...es through the cancer care continuum. Examples of navigation
services may include: arranging various forms of f...es through the cancer care continuum. Examples of navigation
services may include: arranging various forms of financial support; arranging for transportation to ...
Loyola employs high-tech software to target irregular heartbeat more accurately
...ction with a three-dimensional cardiac mapping and navigation
system to locate more accurately the abnormal ele...e, is used with the company's electrophysiological navigation
system to merge computed tomography (CT) scan images onto 3-D electro-anatomical maps to achieve a m...
Patient navigation provide tools to address barriers to care but need standardization and assessment
...llars in research monies to establish and evaluate navigation
programs. Understanding how existing programs define and organize navigation
services and the effectiveness of extant programs is important for future programs and research. In ...
Failure to suppress irrelevant brain activity in Alzheimer disease
...ate AD. The participants were trained to perform a navigation
task, based exclusively on visual clues, in a virt...h completed 12 separate PET scans, 8 during active navigation
(finding their way from a start point to a specific destination) and 4 under control conditions (tra...
Pfizer unites cancer care leaders to introduce novel tool to improve cancer outcomes
... hospitals and health systems implement one-on-one navigation
programs for cancer patients on Wednesday, Septemb...ancers combined than white men and women. Patient navigation
has been shown to improve outcomes: A study conducted by Dr. Freeman at New York's Harlem Hos...
Orlando meeting highlights work about making systems, tools, and products safe and easy to use
...ursday, September 29, 3:30PM5:00PM A new automated navigation
aide uses audio information to provide navigation
in settings where vision may be unavailable. The System for Wearable Audio Navigation (SWAN) is desi...
Study shows success and less risk in treating kids with heart rhythm problems
...ildren using a three-dimensional computer assisted navigation
system. They show that by adding the 3-D navigation
system to a conventional X-ray based method to visualize electrophysiological catheters inside the h...
ESA participating in UN's Montreal summit working for a better atmosphere
...mate benefits from space' (available via the right navigation
bar link). The dedicated ESA side event takes place on the evening of the following day in the Churchill River Room of the Congres, with national end users of both projects participating to present results. In addition ESA will be participating in a...
Carnegie Mellon, Pitt demo technology to help elderly at CAST exhibition in Washington
...area. Guido, an intelligent walker that provides navigation
assistance and collision avoidance for people who need a mobility aid and who also have impaired vision. CareMedia, a video-monitoring technology that can help to pinpoint physiological and behavioral changes among patients in skilled nursing facil...
Virtual microscopy project wins educational technology award
...d band internet connection. The method allows free navigation
in a specimen with stepless zooming, and educational annotations as well as overlay graphics to easily be added to the virtual slides. According to the researchers, all steps from processing to viewing of virtual slides parallel the management of aer...
Magnetically guided catheter zaps atrial fibrillation
... Cardiology. "Based on our experience with remote navigation
and ablation technology, a new era in intervention... and complications in inexperienced hands. Robotic navigation
may increase the ability of inexperienced operators to perform this procedure easily and safely, as ...
Virtual 'forest' used to measure navigation skills
...nd Ophthalmology (ARVO), shows that an individuals navigation
skills can be measured by using an immersive virtu...oved is important not only for understanding human navigation
in general, but also for the development of rehabilitation protocols for individuals with visual imp...
Technology to improve learning for visually-impaired children
...r construction. Scientific results from multimodal navigation
and cross-modal presentation of information are being fed in to the team's work. The three-year project is scheduled to end in August 2007....
M. D. Anderson: Setting the benchmark in brain tumor treatment
...of the brain and MRI scanning during operations. A navigation
system will track the movement of the surgeon's instruments. "It's another great tool to use in our battle against brain tumors," says neurosurgeon Jeffrey Weinberg, M.D. All of this technology is expected to help surgeons home in on the tu...
Where we change our mind
... In particular, their aim was to analyze subjects' navigation
through a virtual maze, to explore how different c...artially observable decision-making problems." "In navigation
tasks, such as that investigated here, an individual must constantly maintain an estimate as to his/...
Grueling four-day race becomes Stanford lab for cardiac experiments
...ountain biking, sea kayaking, climbing, hiking and navigation
and even horse-riding - back to back into a race format. It's a bit like a four-day, off-road triathlon that uses wilderness as an essential part of its course. Most of the entrants are exceedingly fit with body-fat percentages half that of the norma...
Navigation guides robotic future
...nlearn about their physical spaces based on animal navigation
skills. The UQ led team received one of three Thi...ralGovernment on Monday. The team will study the navigation
skills of bees, rodents and humans as a way ofunderstanding the function of the hippocampus, the par...
SWAN system to help blind and firefighters navigate environment
...the sound originated. The 3-D audio beacons for navigation
are unique to SWAN. Other navigation
systems use speech cues such as "walk 100 yards and turn left," which Walker feels is not user frien...
Location, location, location!
... behaviors. Examples of these include foraging and navigation
in animals and--in humans--whether to buy a particular second home or, in general, whether to favor a long-term benefit over immediate gratification. Led by Dr. Zach Mainen of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island, the study represents the f...
Three-dimensional, miniature endoscope opens new diagnostic possibilities
...e device's size and flexibility should allow safer navigation
through such delicate structures as the salivary ducts, the fallopian tubes and the pancreatic duct. Fetal and pediatric procedures may also benefit from this tool. Eventually, SEE could give rise to new procedures that permit diagnosis and microsur...