Author Archive | Waqaar Khawar
AliveCor gets FDA clearance for automated detection of atrial fibrillation.
Assisted living facilities track residents location in real time to improve safety.
Google’s aptly named Baseline Study project will attempt to map the entire physiology of a perfectly “normal” patient.
After an unsuccessful attempt, surgeons turned to a 3D printer to help them succeed at a complicated case.
A recent study looked at the pros and cons of residents using a hospital specific iPhone app
An implantable birth control device is being developed that can be controlled remotely.
Pavlok is a wearable device being developed to force good habits through negative reinforcement
This study shows hand hygiene could keep mobile devices from acting as reservoirs for pathogenic bacteria.
The Venous Window Needle Guide (VWING) was designed to make cannulation easy
A small spectroscopy device could detect testicular torsion more rapidly than Ultrasound.
Recent study shows Avita BPM15S wrist BP monitor is as accurate as traditional methods.
Preliminary results from the DISCOVER study are favorable
A study in in Artificial Organs shows potential for a new type of artificial lung
A power source for wearable devices in the future
Lanthier Practical Guide to Internal Medicine is an app that you may want to consider to replace your portable medicine reference manual.
The Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation device electrically stimulates a branch of the hypoglossal nerve that innervates the genioglossus muscle.
Tarascon Hospital Medicine is your white coat pocketbook turned into an app.
Head of information services for Essentia Health, Scott Erven, was recently given free reign to find security vulnerabilities in any device used in Essentia’s facilities (approximately 100 of them). He found that hospital equipment is incredibly hackable.
The Art of Injection is a quick reference for physicians treating localized inflammatory pain.