Study shows FaceTime with iPhone is successful in teaching Cardiac Ultrasound remotely
(This study is very relevant to “Medical Devices”, and “Smart Phone News”, because it shows the versatility of the Smartphone’s use as a Medical Device or gadget, in addition to show yet another overall use of the iPhone. It also has relevance to the Smartphone’s potential use to teach, remotely, the use of any other gadget. GE Healthcare, when they were developing the VScan taught midwives in Malaysia to use the scanner, for use in screening pregnant women for any problem, with much success)
Pocket sized ultrasound devices (PUDs) have potential to improve global health care delivery due to their potential role in areas with limited resources. Although theoretically they have much promise, their use has been limited due to a lack of imaging protocol and trained users.
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