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“Together Hand in Hand”: 14th IFSSH & 11th IFSHT Triennial Congress for Hand Surgery and Therapy in Berlin

Berlin – From 17 to 21 June 2019, the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH) and the International Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy (IFSHT) will be staging the international world congress for hand surgeons and hand therapists in Berlin, Germany. For the first time, the meeting will be combining the… Read More »

Study: Many Paramedics Ignore Hand Hygiene Rules

FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Paramedics have a “remarkably low” rate of compliance with hand hygiene standards, which could put patients at risk for deadly infections, according to a new report. For the study, researchers observed 77 paramedics in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Australia as they dealt with 87 patients. The paramedics’ compliance… Read More »

Wearable device for hand osteoarthritis sends data to clinicians

A wearable glove for the treatment of osteoarthritis can be controlled by a smartphone or a standalone Internet of Things device and can be remotely monitored by the patient’s doctor. The product, from Quantic Nanotech is touted as a wearable device for the aid, prevention and home treatment of osteoarthritis. The creator, Jose Luis Torre,… Read More »