Tag: "electronic" at medical news
Authority to Health Staff, To Scan Patient Medical Records
...te the report "We should pursue the creation of an electronic
patient record for everyone living in Scotland as a matter of urgency. Using this record will improve our ability to identify all those individuals who need to have blood pressure, cholesterol, body mass index and other prognostic factors for chronic...
Australian Medical Students Lack Anatomy Knowledge
...w teach anatomy in a more sophisticated way, using electronic
models, images such as X-rays and MRIs (magnetic resonance imaging). The fact that we have to reduce some of the things we taught in the past to make way for new areas of knowledge is a worldwide tendency,’ said Professor Byrne. With such new techn...
Dispensing Drug Dosage To Children Through Computers
...archers compared 1,259 handwritten orders to 1,116 electronic
orders, finding that chemotherapy orders generated...ment plans was slightly higher with the use of the electronic
chemo order system, probably because current versions do not allow users to match a specific drug or...
Gentleness Of Surgeon Can Now Be Gauged Using New Device
... 15. The device comprises a laptop screen and an electronic
push device, like that of a doorbell. ‘Gentleness translates directly into healing of tissues,’ Maker told the newspaper. Stating that gentleness in surgery had almost become a lost art, he said that astute medical students could now actually lea...
Britons Believe In The Paranormal Phenomena
...than 10% thought they could influence machinery or electronic
equipment using their minds. It is also found that women believed in psychic powers than men. But despite all this only 9% described themselves as psychic. Simon Bacon who is a lecturer at London's College of Psychic Studies and a practising medium s...
Actor Anil Kapoor Supports Birth Registration Cause
... Anil Kapoor will actively promote UBR through the electronic
medium and other activities. His participation in the campaign is a reflection of his beliefs in upholding the basic right of a child - the right to a name, legal identity and nationality. The actor said: "Being a public figure also brings along wit...
Plans To Computerise NHS, Costs Thrice
...ion before details were computerised placed on the electronic
database. Some parts of the programme were going...t study regarding the National Care Record plan in electronic
database will be carried out the following year, which involves major diagnoses, operations, recent ...
Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Attack On Farmed Trout
...sure that whether they were slaughtered through an electronic
stunner or died from the disease. But it was sure, about 19 tonnes (57,000 numbers) of well grown fishes were died from the disease. in the water. It is not known exactly how much stock that represents, but there can be as many as 3,000 fully grown f...
A Device To Alert Women To Take Pill
London, June 11.A Briton has developed an electronic
device that alerts women whether or not they have taken their daily contraceptive pill and can help prevent unwanted pregnancy. // The Remember Device developed by Lai Chiu Tang, a student at London's Brunel University, reminds the user when it is ...
Electronic Device to the Rescue of Women Using Contraceptive Pill
...eir contraceptive pills //. She says that it is an electronic
device which would help prevent unwanted pregnancies. It also advises users what to do if they have forgotten to take their pill. It glows red if the user’s level of protection is very low. According to statistics researchers have found that 70% ...
New IT Systems For NHS - ￡20bn In Ris
...eported that the records of patient if stored in a electronic
system would make doctors to understand better and deep about the condition. The government planned to organize a GPs' conference at the British Medical Association which focus on detailing the scheme's benefits and implications - said Lord Warner....
Researchers Develop An Electric Device For Relief From Migraine
US research have suggested that an electronic
device may help 'zap' away migraine pain before it starts, explaining that the hand-held device creates a short-lived electromagnetic field which 'interrupts' the migraine. // Researchers have explained at the American Headache Society about a devi...
Gorilla Dies during Heart Surgery at Washington Zoo
...bama and Auburn University had tried to implant an electronic
cardiac device into Kuja to help his ailing heart. On June 20, the gorilla had been diagnosed with congestive heart failure. When surgery began on Saturday morning Kuja was in congestive heart failure. Therefore, the animal's heart was not able to...
Import of Paan from India and Indonesia is on rise in Pakistan
... the marketing of gutka and its by-products on the electronic
media. "With fancy and attractive sachets of imported gutka and a variety of catchy names, its consumption is bound to increase and associating celebrities with such products would only add to its massive sale and consumption." Unlike tobacco, th...
Britons don't Need Malaria Pills Before Visiting India
... according to a recommendation by TropMedEurop, an electronic
network of infectious disease specialists//. The organisation's research analysed all the malaria cases imported into eight European countries from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka between 1999 and 2004. Even though malaria remains a ha...
Solitons Could Power Molecular Electronics, Artificial Muscles
...hydrogen atom. "While we know that such internal electronic
structures exist in all atoms, this is the first t...ng polymers at the molecular level. "These extra electronic
states will have an effect -- we just don't know right now if it will be for better or worse," he sa...
High Blood Pressure Could Result In Structural Damage Of Heart
...tructural damage//. The report is published in the electronic
edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The authors designed a blood analysis which detects whether this mechanism is damaging the heart, which in turn makes possible the use of therapeutic techniques to block the mechanism. T...
Research into Blindness Cure Goes Digital
...echnology developed for digital cameras to develop electronic
implants to cure two common forms of blindness//, ...cs department, the objective of implanting such an electronic
device is to act as a mechanical retina that could "fool" the brain into thinking that the eye is st...
Electronic Patient Record "Serious Threat" to Patient Confidentiality
...n whether patients should have to opt in or out of electronic
patient records.// The medical profession is con...nsent," they say. Another letter argues that the electronic
patient record is incompatible with the doctor-patient relationship, and is a direct and serious thr...
A boon to the paralyzed -Brain Gate Neural Interface System
...ls to an implanted sensor, which is then output as electronic
impulses. These impulses enable the user to operate mechanical devices with the help of a computer cursor. A report appearing in the July 13 issue of Nature includes the first published findings from an ongoing clinical trial of the Brain Gate Neu...
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