News tagged with medical professionals

Wearable robots getting lighter, more portable

When Michael Gore stands, it's a triumph of science and engineering. Eleven years ago, Gore was paralyzed from the waist down in a workplace accident, yet he rises from his wheelchair and walks across the ...

dateMay 09, 2013 in Robotics
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Tell me where it hurts

(PhysOrg.com) -- A University of Connecticut study finds that the way a question is phrased is important when assessing pain.

dateNov 10, 2010 in Health
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: The health of health care depends on it

Along with integrity and compassion, respect for patients, colleagues and other team members is an essential attribute of medical professionalism. A new study examines how medical students learn respectful or disrespectful ...

dateDec 13, 2010 in Other
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Pocket diagnosis

A new app which turns any smartphone into a portable medical diagnostic device could help in the fight against diseases including HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in the developing world.

dateMar 19, 2014 in Analytical Chemistry
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School nurse shortage hampers swine flu response

(AP) -- As schools grapple with a resurgence of swine flu, many districts have few or no nurses to prevent or respond to outbreaks, leaving students more vulnerable to a virus that spreads easily in classrooms ...

dateSep 25, 2009 in Other
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