Tag: "simulated" at medical news
UQ researchers discover some of the oldest forms of life
...ltured currently existing primitive microbes under simulated
conditions to those of the ancient forms of life, Dr Glikson said. A remarkable resemblance was found between the structures of the cultured microbial entities at their stage of disintegration and those of the ancient microbial remains. The oth...
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Medical students respond positively to simulated patient experience
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- When a vomiting, simulated
patient mannequin was rolled into the lecture hall...ciples. Many medical schools use such computerized simulated
patients to teach clinical skills, but Wake Forest is one of the first schools to use this technolog...
Stanford researchers track human stem cells transplanted into rat brain
...r types of brain cells. In adult rats that had a simulated
stroke, the human stem cells migrated into the damaged region, matured into the appropriate type of neuron and support cells and appeared to integrate into the surrounding tissue. The research group is currently testing whether those transplanted cel...
More rib fractures, but better survival rates
...ecorded to quantify just how hard people push in a simulated
CPR test. The findings showed that 60 percent of t...establish is how hard people are able to push in a simulated
CPR situation," Geddes said. "You can't tell from the data how successful they would have been at re...
Limiting stroke damage is focus of study
...arization and watches their recovery after a short simulated
stroke. He believes by finding a way to inhibit anoxic depolarization in a slice of living brain, he can protect neurons by stopping structural and functional damage and promoting recovery. His previous work has shown that cold also inhibits the sod...
Doctors, engineers develop new wireless system to detect esophageal reflux
...new RFID device to see that it properly identifies simulated
stomach acids in a test tube and that the transmitter can send the results through human tissue. The sensor is designed to detect stomach acid, gas and water so doctors can determine whether the presence of those substances coincides with feelings of...
Eye diseases gave great painters different vision of their work, Stanford ophthalmologist says
...disease. The results are striking. In Marmor's simulated
versions of how the painters would most likely have seen their work, Degas' later paintings of nude bathers become so blurry it's difficult to see any of the artist's brush strokes. Monet's later paintings of the lily pond and the Japanese bridge at ...
Surgeons with video game skill appear to perform better in simulated surgery skills course
...th laparoscopic surgery skill as assessed during a simulated
surgery skills course, according to a report in th...rse that scores surgeons on time and errors during simulated
surgery drills. During the study, conducted from May through August, 2002, the surgeons also played...
New amfAR research grants aim to advance understanding and prevention of rectal HIV transmission
...20,000 Epithelial injury and HIV penetration after simulated
ejaculation: The development of a rectal microbicide is even more complicated than a vaginal microbicide because the area to be protected from infection is so much larger and the tissues more delicate. Dr. Hendrix plans to explore which regions of th...
Clinical simulation technology used to improve communication of medical teams
... down between members of medical care teams during simulated
acute-care events. In a typical test of communic...th for their competence in diagnosing and treating simulated
problems and for their ability to communicate with the scripted members of the medical team. Murray ...
Travel ban could reduce spread of SARS or other infectious diseases
...n access journal BMC Medicine, Swedish researchers simulated
infection scenarios and tested the impact of trave...ol and Fredrik Liljeros, from Stockholm University simulated
the spread of an infection in Sweden, using data about all inter-city trips carried out by 17,000 in...
Key to avoiding whiplash injury may lie in head restraint positioning
... head and cervical spine that can be studied under simulated
rear-end collision conditions. The model provides quantifiable data on soft tissue distortions in humans. "The process involved moving the head restraint to different positions to look at spinal ligament distortion and see how it changed with each ...
Benefits to employers outweigh enhanced depression-care costs
...tment programs for their workers." The analysis simulated
an enhanced intervention in which master's-level h...orkers. The intervention yielded gains when the simulated
costs for care were consistent with those charged in the real world, suggesting that providing such ...
Nap a day makes doctors OK, Stanford study finds
...gher alertness level and the ability to complete a simulated
I.V. insertion more quickly among doctors and nurs... underwent a series of tests including a 40-minute simulated
car drive, a 10-minute written memory recall test, a computer-based I.V. insertion simulation and a ...
Simulation in a virtual combat environment puts surgical skills to the test
... "sniper" fire. Furthermore, stress created by the simulated
environment may have caused some students to engage in inappropriate and dangerous behavior that would likely result in their being killed in a real combat situation. This study is possibly the first to test performance with a standard mannequin-ba...
Secondhand smoke in cars may lead to dangerous levels of contaminants for children
...re positioned in an empty child restrainer seat at simulated
head level. Measurements were obtained under two different ventilation conditions: all car windows rolled down, then with just the driver's side window cracked about two inches. "The smoke particle levels we measured are alarming and are above the ...
Jefferson scientists find boosting protein levels staves off heart failure
...ed protect animal hearts from further damage after simulated
heart attacks. In some cases, the animals' heart f...c advances. In the study, the researchers caused simulated
heart attacks in the two groups of animals. "At the basal level, hearts from S100A1 knockouts don'...
Therapeutic role found for carbon monoxide
...uestion, coauthor Beek Yoke Chin, PhD, developed a simulated
blood vessel by growing the cells on a semi-permeable membrane, which enabled the two cell types to "communicate" with one another through pores. And that, says Otterbein, was when the scientists observed that in this "co-culture" setting, CO was abl...
ESA experiments with spaceflight participant Ansari to ISS
...w. The quality of the radiation field cannot be simulated
on Earth and it is therefore necessary to conduct the analyses in the space environment. The results of the study will enable a better assessment of the genetic risk for humans in space and, in the long-term, will contribute to optimise radiation shi...
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