Tag Archives: Medicine

Psychiatrist: My Medicine Raised Our Patient’s Blood Sugar, Can You Help? PCP: That’s a Dump!

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD If my hypertensive patient develops orthostatism and falls and breaks her hip, I fully expect the orthopedic surgeon on call to treat her. I may kick myself that this happened but I’m not qualified to treat a broken hip. If my anticoagulated patient hits his head and suffers a subdural hematoma,… Read More »

How Light Technology is Changing Medicine Video – Technology Networks

Discover how scientists are using light and integrated photonics technology to create medical devices that can diagnose illness. It’s an increasingly common sight in hospitals around the world: a nurse measures our height, weight, blood pressure, and attaches a glowing plastic clip to our finger. Suddenly, a digital screen reads out the oxygen level in… Read More »