Google Glass & Medicine

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Thanks to Christine Vucinich for posting about this.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/google-glass-surgeons-new-best-friend-what-one-surgeon-is-saying-about-tech/

Google Glass surgeon’s new best friend? What one surgeon is saying about tech

It’s hard to think of a way we live that Google hasn’t touched.  And now, you can add surgery to the list.

It all starts with Google Glass, which lets an expert lend a helping hand in the operating room, even when he or she is in another state.

At the University of Alabama-Birmingham, orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Brent Ponce, prepared for a shoulder replacement. Behind his face shield he wore Google Glass — the wearable computer. Its built-in camera streamed live video of the procedure to another surgeon 150 miles away in Atlanta, where Dr. Phani Dantuluri not only watched the surgery, but offered a virtual hand.

Here’s a link to the interactive portion of this dex:

https://www.vipaar.com/


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