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Medical Clinical Assistant

A Medical Clinical Assistant device or MCA is a portable fully featured PC which can be carried about. Unlike laptops, MCAs do not fold out. You get a touchscreen embedded in a smooth contoured, white computer, usually with cameras RFID, Wi-Fi, and BlueTooth to detect the patient, interact with medical devices and connect to the hospital mainframe. Data can be passed both ways, eliminating the need for written notes and courier delays.

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Medical Clinical Assistants
An overview of Medical Clinical Assistant computers, from their birth in 2006 to the models coming out at the start of 2009.

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A primer on limb prosthetics, is designed as a scientific aside, almost a technical manual for how life with a prosthetic will change, going into a great deal of detail on each kind of prosthetic, using medical and general notational jargon, as it discusses each joint?s prosthetisement, in a clinical, step by step manner.

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Wireless Drug Delivery Prototype Completes Clinical Trials
A new prototype wireless drug delivery implant, including a new prototype medical implant control protocol, has completed a first round of human trials in Denmark, showing great promise for drug delivery via telehealth.

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The Future of Clinical Computing: A Vision from Panasonic
An interview between Medgadget and Panasonic, on Panasonic's 2008 vision for the future of clinical computing.


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Medical and life scientists will be able to share information collected from many thousands of cases thanks to a digital network being launched at The Australian National University in Canberra.

The ACT node of the BioGrid ne...

A device that would help people suffering from night blindness and blindness due to old age regain vision will go into clinical trial in India by the end of next year.

US-based Doheny Eye Institute has partnered Bangalore?s s...

Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has announced plans to collect blood samples for genetic analysis from all consenting patients and then feed that information into a large database, allowing scientists to analyze patients' gen...

When the US stimulus bill passed last year--allocating $20 billion to help doctors and hospitals adopt electronic medical records (EMRs)--many scientists were excited about the possibilities for medical research. EMRs provide vast amounts o...

An implantable device that alerts high-risk patients when they show signs of a heart attack could shorten the time it takes for the wearer to seek medical attention. The device, being developed by AngelMed, a medical-devices company in Shre...