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ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 3, 2016

2016 27 Sep

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ICU Management

Touch Creates a Healing Bond in Healthcare

2016 27 Sep

In contemporary healthcare, touch— ‏contact between a doctor’s hand and a ‏patient—appears to be on its way out. ‏The expanding role of CT and MRI imaging ‏is decreasing reliance on touch as a way of ‏making diagnoses. Pressures to move patients ‏through the system more quickly leave health ‏professionals with fewer opportunities to make ‏contact. Our... Read more

ICU Management

Communication Device Used with Touch or Click of the Tongue Close to Market

2016 25 Apr

Patients in the ICU unable to speak may benefit from a device invented by Voxello, a spin-out company from the University of Iowa in the United States. The company is expecting to launch the device commercially later in 2016, following clinical trials and federal regulatory approval. Voxello’s device, called the “noddle" (combining 'noodle' for 'brain'... Read more


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