Category Archive: Ethics

Diabetes Ups Risk of Amputation in Critical Limb Ischemia –Doctors Lounge

September 21, 2016

Source: Diabetes Ups Risk of Amputation in Critical Limb Ischemia –Doctors Lounge

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Canada’s New Doctors: Guided by one of Hamilton’s best, Dr. Karen Choong

January 12, 2016

We follow trainee doctors at one of the world's most innovative medical schools to find out what makes a good doctor. Source: Canada's New Doctors: A Question of Life and Death

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Would Patients Pay For Preventative Health Devices Like They Pay For Cable Or Netflix? | Podiatry Today

May 27, 2015

We at the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance-Interdisciplinary Consortium on Advanced Motion Performance (SALSA-iCAMP) have long suggested that many items that now appear as medical devices, such as smart scales to monitor weight or smart clothes to check vital signs, are really better classified as consumer electronics. What we have to do collectively is to figure out a method for our regulatory bodies and ethics/privacy/security concerns to catch up and harmonize with our digital reality. Source: Would Patients Pay For…

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Hacking the DFU Code: Rethinking the process of how to heal the wound by attacking it every possible step.

May 26, 2014

A great TedTalk on how hackers work, how they think and how to use this process to solve the world's health problems.  Maybe we should use the same mechanism to #hacktheDFU! P  

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Rethinking Amputation: The unkindest cut of all may be losing some of its edge.

May 25, 2014

May 24, 2014 | Vote0   0 Rethinking amputation A young woman opts for prosthetic limbs over a life in a wheelchair. One of a growing number of people who are changing the way medicine views amputation WALKING PHOTOS BY ERICH SCHLEGEL,THE WASHINGTON POST Phipps walks back to a van after the paddling trip. “I am setting out to defy what society thinks about what is possible,” she said. nextplay/pausepre3/3 By Caitlin Dewey For most of her teens, Lacey Phipps couldn't get out of…

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Scientists Develop Bone Marrow-On-A-Chip, Hope to Replace Animals in Pre-Clinical Research VIDEO

May 12, 2014

Scientists Develop Bone Marrow-On-A-Chip, Hope to Replace Animals in Pre-Clinical Research VIDEO.

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