Robot-assisted surgery
Dr. Ahmad and his team analyzed surgical team movements during robot-assisted surgery to understand and categorize causes for interruptions.
Healthcare communication - dealing with emotions
Communication studies have shown that breaking bad news is best be done immediately and with clear wording. What is the best step forward?
Zebrafish
They may have just found the answer to this at the University of Toronto, Mississauga (Canada). Cheung et al. tried out a method using subcutaneous injection with dyes.
Elderly lady in park
For people with dementia, it is very important to keep connections with the outside world. Without meaningful communication, there is a high risk of social isolation.
Interrogation
Interrogation research crosses multiple disciplines. Hayley Cleary and Sarah Vidal investigated interrogations in order to describe interrogation settings and its participants in a basic way.
dentist child encounter
In order to help health professionals and parents manage child distress more effectively, researchers started observations of real interactions in healthcare in a community setting.
Social pigs
If you want to get on in life, is it better to make friends, or should you trample down the competition? Maybe we can learn something from animals…
Doctor patient
Every day, new training programs find their way to hospitals and clinics to help professionals convey their message efficiently and effectively in order to practice their profession.
It was no surprise that these blog articles attracted lots of attention. Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S. (www.autismspeaks.org). Read the Autism Top 10 Blog Articles.
Child with iPad in classroom
King et al performed an exploratory study into the use of iPads at a special day school for individuals with significant impairments.
Dokter
For many years, researchers have studied the causes of diabetes. These researchers are trying to find the best treatments. Why? The number of people with diabetes worldwide has increased.