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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 »