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Subject: Health: Medicine

Advances in Science & Technology Series: Health & Medicine

11 of 41 state-of-the-art programs from the Advances in Science and Technology Series that focus on Health and Medicine advances. Each program offers 4 - 6 clearly illustrated individual segments. Produced by London Television Service. Series: 41 x 30-minute programs.
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Doctors Using High Technology

Doctors Using High Technology

"Recommended. A wide variety of technology advances; each segment presents a brief overview covering 4-5 minutes for each advance from development to implementation." -EMRO Review
"Paramedic Sight" - wearing a special transmitter a paramedic sends pictures of a patient back to a doctor for expert assessment; "Heart Phone" - a band on a patient's chest relays a heart beat by phone to a cardiac specialist; "TV Diagnosis" - videoconferencing allows country doctors to speak to and consult specialists in real time; "Telecare" - a sensor can check an elderly person's moves, providing them with independence knowing help is at hand; "Digital Hospital" - digitizing x-rays means fewer are needed and they can be called up instantly using a computer; "Surgery Trainer" - a new virtual reality training system allows doctors to do keyhole surgery in front of a computer. 02/08DE IJSCA 30 min.

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