6 results for 'medical'
Irrespective of their location, people across the world use medical services. With better awareness and availability of medical facilities and information, people travel to foreign lands for medical treatment. Irrespective of geographical barriers, the medical fraternity is sharing information to benefit mankind. However, cultural and linguistic barriers may lead to medical information being misinterpreted. This could result in posing a potential threat to people’s lives.
Overcoming language and cultural barriers is extremely important and when the domain in question is medical... (more)
... tricorder. There were several types. One was the standard device, issued to the crew on an away mission to determine atmospheric composition, mineral deposits, unusual energy anomalies and all functions necessary for a geological survey and data analysis.
My personal favorite was the medical tricorder, the device that Dr. McCoy held in one hand and a small scanner in the other moving it from head to toe of the patient as he read the vital signs such as blood pressure, respiration rate, pulse, blood oxygen levels; it also had the capability to scan the bones for fractures, head ... (more)
She goes into theJungle, finds a thick-walled containment structure with a hefty piece of metal inscribed Batter needs the right fluff to blow it out of the park.
She thinks. So, the rainforest fetes a new siren for winners staying in the hunt.
Once a holding ground for wily veterans and cagy upstarts, a unanimous nannie structure of choice when the old ionization blackouts came, turning an old storage site into a belly of an echo--the recant of a society that settles for only the crimes at hand with spent fuel robots.
A bygone path leads up, and in its perpetual sleepiness,... (more)
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It starts. There is a probability across the spectrum that smaller singularities exist under the history books beneath shiny office windows.
Myriads of biosensor bots of high solubility and low toxicity amass in arrays of eiganstates across the architecture. They disguise themselves as companions in a friendly competition.
The willingness is there to wait in silent urgency, and then to lead forward into the mist as distant church bells call across tall grass toward a foggy future.
The warning was against fame.
It puts stagnation aside and searches... (more)
As a neurologist trying to diagnose Alzheimer’s, amongst the shortcuts one uses are tests for short term memory. One gives a patient unrelated few phrases to remember, like three red roses, one white envelope, 1700 Sansom Street. One repeats this once again, asking the patient to repeat and remember it and then distracts the patient with irrelevant small talk for a few minutes. Then the demand is made for the patient to repeat the series in correct order without prompting or hints.
Alzheimer’s patients in the early phase fail to repeat correctly. It is not that memory is the sine qua... (more)
...Sheila Kitzinger emphatically recommends that parents leave their sons intact. Dr. Lendon Smith goes into detail explaining the foreskin’s purposes and giving many reasons why circumcision should not be performed. Dr. Spock, in his most recent book, stated, “I feel that there’s no solid medical evidence at this time to support routine circumcision,” and recommends “leaving the foreskin the way Nature meant it to be.” Penelope Leach also recommends against routine circumcision.
Unlike American parents, few parents worldwide are actually faced with this choice. Their... (more)
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