Author Archive | Waqaar Khawar
After an unsuccessful attempt, surgeons turned to a 3D printer to help them succeed at a complicated case.
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
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.
The ASCVD Risk Estimator app, created by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, is a quick way to estimate a patient’s 10-year and lifetime risk for athersclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD).
The BabelMeSH app allows you to perform a quick search of MEDLINE PubMed in thirteen different languages.
New goggles that allow surgeons to visualize cancer cells were first used in surgery recently. The technology, created at the Washington University School of Medicine, causes cancer cells to glow blue to the surgeon.
Eye Emergency Manual is useful app for emergency care providers facing an ophthalmic problem.