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Paramedic training challenges highlighted by University of Pittsburgh study

...ntubations at all. "We need to find better ways to train paramedics to perform this very difficult procedur...eed to do a better job as health care educators to train and maintain paramedics' rapid airway management skills." Collaborating with Drs. Wang and Yealy inc...

Accessible technology and rehab medicine help Americans with disabilities in today's work force

...nds and family provides them with the incentive to train with rehab professionals to overcome their physical disabilities." At the event, medical and technology experts will provide insight on health issues facing today's work force, and medical issues pertaining to pain, weakness, and the loss or impairme...

Wright State receives $3 million grant to study learning with disabilities

...lty members from across campus will collaborate to train a new, hybrid cohort of doctoral students who can bridge the gap between disability, assistive technologies and the pedagogy of individualized learning," said Forouzan Golshani, Ph.D., NCR Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Comput...

Voice-to-voice translation machine perfects bedside manner

...ing that recordings of the encounters were used to train and tune the system. USC linguistics Ph.D. candidate Shadi Ganjavi played a vital role in setting up these encounters, said Narayanan. "We are grateful to her and to the large Persian-speaking community in Los Angeles. The system contains about 23,0...

New food allergy research consortium focuses on peanut allergy

...ents and children how to avoid food allergens, and train pediatric health care professionals to treat and prevent food allergy....

$3.68 millon grant to boost public health 'informatics'

...h agencies, while others will conduct research and train future generations of public health information professionals. The grant will support program development at the selected training sites as well as stipends, tuition and other trainee expenses. "In this day and age, no public health agency can work i...

UK demand for overseas doctors severely affecting sub-Saharan Africa

...-speaking sub-Saharan Africa. We certainly need to train more doctors and nurses in the UK. Also, in 2005,...: "Every rich country can afford and should aim to train as many health-care workers as it needs. To poach and rely on highly skilled foreign workers from po...

New haptics systems challenge stroke patients to grasp, pinch, squeeze their way to recovery

...ch like creating an aircraft simulator to test and train pilots," said Rizzo, who is currently a research scientist at USC's Institute for Creative Technologies. "But now we've created simulations that can assess and rehabilitate a stroke patient under a range of stimulus conditions. These are conditions ...

Physiotherapists cure incontinence

...ities. "There's new evidence showing that if women train the pelvic floor muscles for strength, the muscles actually improve in their tone and form a firmer support for the bladder, performing automatically to control urine. That's partly what we're aiming for with our training program, improvement in stre...

Officials simulate bioterrorist attack to test APL-developed disease surveillance

... local jurisdictions with the materials to quickly train their personnel on using ESSENCE and continue to fine-tune the system's algorithms based on comments from today's participants."...

Program for abdominal and pelvic health offered at Rush University Medical Center

... the pelvic floor muscles or electrostimulation to train weak muscles to work properly. And of course there's always Kegel exercises - an effective way for any woman to build strength for pelvic floor muscles, when done correctly. " Dugan says other treatment options include oral and injectable medications...

ASGE Foundation to hold first Crystal Awards Dinner

... fellows or junior faculty with the opportunity to train outside of their home country with a premier GI endoscopist or group to advance their training. The award assists in underwriting reasonable and customary travel and living expenses for a period of one to three months. Three awards are available annu...

UT Southwestern sports medicine doctor pedals advice on gearing up for safe cycling season

...y initially limiting workouts to one hour or less, train during the cooler parts of the day and always hydrate. The athlete can then increase training load. In hot temperatures, take a drink every 10 to 15 minutes, even if not thirsty. Dr. Palacios who serves as a team physician for several local high sch...

Football players are sportsmen most at risk of injury

...ay: 'Elite young sport performers who continued to train are at a greater risk of musculoskeletal injury than those who did not. The injuries sustained, though not serious, may interfere with the sporting career of an elite young athlete.'...

Seattle inventor to receive Henry Heimlich Award

... when cut, is distributed worldwide and is used to train over 12,000 doctors each year. He also designed the LapTrainer with SimuVision TM for laparoscopic surgical training, which was recently recognized by the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons as an "Innovation of the Year" for 2004. "Chris Toly dev...

Institute of Medicine advisory: April 19 public briefing on HIV/AIDS crisis abroad

....S. health professionals and other experts who can train and work alongside their counterparts in developing countries to tackle the pandemic. The report will be released at a one-hour public briefing beginning at 1 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 19, in Room 105 of the National Academies' Keck Center, 500 Fi...

Charter activation brings space dimension to European emergency exercise

...lite images of the disaster zone. It begins with a train derailment, and then the situation gets worse. Tra...ne of them explodes violently, even as a passenger train is stopped nearby. Secondary fires reach wagons of hazardous chemicals giving rise to toxic and corr...

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