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AAO-Lab 364 Course

<a href="http://web.me.com/robertmelendez/Eye-Q_Doctor/Media/AAO.m4v"><img src="http://web.me.com/robertmelendez/Eye-Q_Doctor/Eye-Q_Doctor_Podcasts/Media/itbounce_1.jpg" style="float:left; padding-right:10px; padding-bottom:10px; width:183px; height:137px;"/></a>Enhancing your Apple Keynote Presentations<br/>Join us to create stunning cinematic presentations and Educational materials for your patients in the office too.<br/><br/>LAB364 Enhance Your Slide Presentation Skills Using Keynote Software by Apple Inc.<br/>SYNOPSIS
The purpose of the Skills Transfer course is to help enhance your keynote presentations. This course is intended for users who already know how to use Keynote software (Apple Inc.).
OBJECTIVES At the conclusion of this course, the attendee will be able to incorporate video, audio, and special graphics in their slide presentations. The attendee will learn how to build 3-D graphs and tables with special graphics. The attendee will learn how to build transition slides that flow nicely. Attendees are encouraged to bring their Apple laptops to learn how to build stunning presentations.<br/>Course Director: Robert F Melendez MD<br/>Date and Time: Monday, October 26, 2009 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM<br/>Location: Moscone Center<br/><br/>Room: NORTH 122<br/><br/>Target Audience: All<br/>Education Level: Advance<br/>Advance Fee: 70.00<br/>Onsite Fee: 90.00<br/>  
Rob Melendez, MD, MBA
almost 9 years ago
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Cardiovascular Examination

The cardiovascular examination: narrated and illustrated. This video tutorial was made principally for use in conjunction with medical student apps: cardiology. An iPhone application for medical students. It may however be used as a stand alone tutorial. The iPhone application 'Medical Student Apps: Cardiology' is now available on iTunes. use the following link to view: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cardiology/id412683203?mt=8&ls=1  
OSCE Videos
over 5 years ago
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Medical School - Antibiotics: Fluoroquinolones

Discussion of the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics Follow us on twitter: https://twitter.com/iMedSchool Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Imedicalschool?ref=hl iTunes Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/imedicalschool/id577103998?mt=2 iMedicalSchool is a channel dedicated to helping you understand complex medical topics in a simple manner. We are dedicated to making sure that you understand every topic presented. We are happy to answer questions and take suggestions. No matter if you are in medical school, nursing school or physician assistant school we are here to serve you.  
Nicole Chalmers
over 5 years ago
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Medical School - Antibiotics: Carbapenems

Review of carbapenem antibiotics. Follow us on Twitter: iMedSchool Make sure to check out our podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/imedicalschool/id577103998?mt=2 iMedicalSchool is a channel dedicated to helping you understand complex medical topics in a simple manner. We are dedicated to making sure that you understand every topic presented. We are happy to answer question and take suggestions. No matter if you are in medical school, nursing school or physician assistant school we are here to serve you.  
Nicole Chalmers
over 5 years ago
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Medical School - Antibiotics - Cephalosporins

Brief review of cephalosporin antibiotics. Follow us on Twitter: iMedSchool Make sure to check out our podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/imedicalschool/id577103998?mt=2 iMedicalSchool is a channel dedicated to helping you understand complex medical topics in a simple manner. We are dedicated to making sure that you understand every topic presented. We are happy to answer question and take suggestions. No matter if you are in medical school, nursing school or physician assistant school we are here to serve you.  
Nicole Chalmers
over 5 years ago
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Medical School - Antibiotics: Aztreonam

Discussion of antibiotics. Today's discussion will focus on Aztreonam. Follow us on Twitter: iMedSchool Make sure to check out our podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/imedicalschool/id577103998?mt=2 iMedicalSchool is a channel dedicated to helping you understand complex medical topics in a simple manner. We are dedicated to making sure that you understand every topic presented. We are happy to answer question and take suggestions. No matter if you are in medical school, nursing school or physician assistant school we are here to serve you.  
Nicole Chalmers
over 5 years ago
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Medical School - Antibiotics - Penicillins

Discussion about penicillins Follow us on Twitter: iMedSchool Make sure to check out our podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/imedicalschool/id577103998?mt=2 iMedicalSchool is a channel dedicated to helping you understand complex medical topics in a simple manner. We are dedicated to making sure that you understand every topic presented. We are happy to answer question and take suggestions. No matter if you are in medical school, nursing school or physician assistant school we are here to serve you.  
Nicole Chalmers
over 5 years ago
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Watch a woman get a 3D-printed skull

Watch a woman get a 3D-printed skull For more latest tech news and product reviews SUBSCRIBE to http://www.youtube.com/user/TechyGUYS When a Dutch woman with a rare condition needed a new skull, surgeons 3D-printed one for her and put it on her brain like a cap. An entire human cranium can now be added to the growing list of 3D-printed body parts that includes a fingertip, a hand, prosthetic eyes, arms, a jaw, and even a new foot for a duck. The plastic skull was made by an Australian firm and placed on the brain of a Dutch woman at Utrecht University's University Medical Center in the Netherlands. The operation, which lasted 23 hours, took place about three months ago, and Dutch News just reported that the patient has returned to work -- plastic noggin and all. "The patient has her sight back entirely, is symptom-free, is back to work, and it is almost impossible to see that she's ever had surgery," lead neurologist Ben Verweij said in a statement. Prior to the procedure, the woman's skull was more than three times thicker than a normal skull due to a rare condition. The increased thickness caused the woman's skull to press on her brain, leading to severe headaches and vision loss. Although the report doesn't name the condition, Camurati-Engelmann disease is among the ailments that can cause skull bones to thicken. "Implants used to be made by hand in the operating theater using a sort of cement which was far from ideal," Verweij said of the procedure, according to Dutch News. "Using 3D printing we can make one to the exact size. This not only has great cosmetic advantages, but patients' brain function often recovers better than using the old method." Verweiji says that although portions of skulls have been swapped out in the past, this is the first time an entire cranium has been replaced in a patient. And I bet this is the first time you've ever seen a plastic skull get attached to a real live brain. Let me know what you think in the comments below. TAGS play station 4, play station, play station 2 emulator, play station emulator, play station 3, free play station emulator, play station network, sony play station, play station 2, xbox one, xbox, xbox 360, xbox live, xbox 360 iso, xbox emulator, xbox 360 game, gta 5 cheat xbox, xbox iso, gta 5 cheat xbox 360, xbox 360 deal, microsoft, microsoft office, microsoft window, microsoft security essentials, microsoft office 2000, 2003 edition microsoft office professional, 2003 microsoft office student, microsoft word, 2007 microsoft office system, microsoft window xp, download microsoft word, microsoft window media center, microsoft internet explorer, 2007 download microsoft word, microsoft excel, microsoft account, microsoft outlook, microsoft corporation, microsoft window 7, microsoft surface, microsoft office word, microsoft download, microsoft online, microsoft office 2010, explorer internet microsoft update, microsoft power point, microsoft update, download microsoft office, microsoft xbox 360, microsoft computer training, apple, apple store, apple itunes music store, apple itunes, apple ipad, apple iphone, apple ipod, apple laptop, apple vacation, apple ipad mini, apple fix, apple logo, apple tv, apple support community, apple software download, apple iphone 5c, apple iphone 5s, apple iphone 4, apple iphone 5, samsung galaxy, samsung, samsung galaxy s4, samsung galaxy s3, viber for samsung, samsung flight, samsung galaxy note, samsung phone, att samsung galaxy, samsung galaxy note 3, samsung kies, samsung galaxy s iii, sprint samsung galaxy, samsung galaxy s2, samsung galaxy tab 3, samsung galaxy s 4, samsung tablet, samsung galaxy tab, samsung galaxy s, att samsung, samsung galaxy note 2, samsung galaxy s5, samsung galaxy tab 2, samsung galaxy mega, samsung galaxy s3 mini, samsung galaxy s4 mini, samsung galaxy s ii, how to screen shot on samsung galaxy s4, mobile samsung, sony, sony video game, sony tv, sony vaio, sony xperia, sony play station, sony ericsson, sony xperia z, sony laptop, sony entertainment network, sony camera, sony xperia z1, sony tv live, sony psp wall, sony vegas, sony vaio laptop, sony computer, sony style, sony mobile,  
Nicole Chalmers
over 5 years ago
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Apple software will allow researchers to gather health data from iPhones

Apple announced on 9 March that it will release an open source software platform in April that doctors and researchers can use to gather health data from iPhones of users who agree to share their information.  
bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Apple software will allow researchers to gather health data from iPhones

Apple announced on 9 March that it will release an open source software platform in April that doctors and researchers can use to gather health data from iPhones of users who agree to share their information.  
bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Apple software will allow researchers to gather health data from iPhones

Apple announced on 9 March that it will release an open source software platform in April that doctors and researchers can use to gather health data from iPhones of users who agree to share their information.  
bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Apple iOS 8 - A step towards omnipotent healthcare informatics.

Introduction The use of smartphones amongst health care professionals is now estimated to be in excess of 85%, with Apple's iPhone currently being the most popular platform. There is a wealth of information (from popular blogs, to formal journals) that demonstrate the potential of smartphone apps (and technology in general) to improve healthcare. However, despite widespread use of smartphones, proper application of the software at our disposal has been arguably poor. The latest mobile Apple operating system 'iOS 8', may be the start of a long-awaited overhaul of the current health apps available. The App Store - as it stands The Apple app store boasts many hundreds of what it describes as 'medical' apps. A review of the 'Top 200' medical apps conducted in 2012 by this author revealed that 49% were in fact general health or lifestyle applications aimed at the general public. The same process was repeated this year (2014) and demonstrated that this percentage has increased to 54%. This increase in apps aimed at the general public suggests that Apple do not differentiate between 'medical apps' and 'health and lifestyle' apps. This could negatively affect health care professionals' perception of the otherwise high-quality medical apps that are available. In addition, of the remaining percentage of apps aimed at healthcare professionals, only 5.56% were deemed to be of clinical benefit (an increased from 3% in 2012). The overwhelming majority of 'medical' apps aimed at medical professionals are actually educational in content and usually focus on the learning of anatomy. Current health apps Much like the 'medical' apps, only a limited selection of the health apps that are aimed at the public/patient are deemed to be high-quality. Prominent examples include the blood glucose monitors that record data in to a smartphone and similarly, the blood pressure and pain diaries. These examples focus on people with medical conditions, but it is important to note the potential of apps in preventative medicine too (i.e. promoting general health). Typical high-quality apps in this category include RunKeeper and Map My Ride. These apps allow everyone to become their own personal trainer and keep an accurate record of their physical activity. Smartphones will even send reminders to the user that a workout is due, and the option is present to share your stats and 'compete' with friends/family via social media. These features highlight the absolute vanguard of what could potentially come in terms of technology influencing healthy living. A current criticism of health apps is that most (if not all) are individual enterprises with very little information shared between them. The metaphor of 'silos' is used to represent these large vessels of information that sit adjacent to one another whilst never benefiting from the contents of one another. The iOS 8 operating system hopes to ameliorate this current issue with its new Health app and HealthKit, which will enable developers and their apps to pull data from several health related apps into one streamlined app. It is envisaged that this app will be able to feed (with the appropriate permissions of course) health related information to your family physician for health monitoring purposes. This could have impressive effects in community blood pressure management and blood glucose management (just to name the obvious ones). Problems Ahead There are scattered anecdotal reports of users being wary of centralised health information and as always Data Protection is a major concern (whether it is warranted or not). In addition, whilst a large percentage of the population may have a smartphone many may still opt not to use health related apps. Poor uptake will obviously limit the perception of this medium as a method of health monitoring. Summary Smartphone usage is high and many healthcare related apps are already available either to serve as medical tools to healthcare professionals or health monitoring devices for the public. Currently, Apple does not seem to differentiate between medical and lifestyle apps on its app store and many lower quality apps seem to appear in 'medical' searches. Also, Current apps do not share information. However, with iOS 8 it seems that Apple seems to be addressing several key issues surrounding the use of the iPhone as a health monitoring device. For the moment it seems that healthcare professionals will have to harness this patient-held approach. Perhaps direct improvements to the medical aspect of the Apple app store and the quality and originality of apps aimed at doctors is still a little way off.  
Dr. Luke Farmery
about 5 years ago
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The NHS should care … for it's staff

The NHS is one of the largest employers in the world. It is one of the largest healthcare providers in the world and it is one of the most loved and needed institutions in this country. The downsides to the NHS is that it is constantly ‘in crisis’ and it is expected to provide better care and newer treatments with less money and not enough staff. Recently, this has caused a significant drop in staff morale and the beginnings of an exodus of trained staff out of the NHS. This needs to be addressed. If you read almost any management textbook, journal article or magazine, they will tell you that happy staff perform better. This ethos is easy to theorise but less easy to practice. Companies like Google and Apple have taken this to heart but so did some of the old Victorian companies like Cadbury’s and Roundtree. These companies aimed to make a profit but also to invest and look after their staff because of moral and economic principles… and it worked. I believe the NHS needs to embrace this old fashioned paternalistic concept, if it wishes to continue to be a world leader in excellent, affordable healthcare and professional training. If the NHS invests in its staff now, it will increase staff morale, encourage people to stay working in the NHS and ensure top quality patient care. The reforms Staff canteens open 24/7 (or near enough), that serve good quality, healthy and affordable food. If staff have to work unsociable shifts, it seems unfair not to provide them with the chance to eat a healthy meal at 2am rather than a Domino's. Staff canteens also allow the staff to unwind and socialise away from the wards and the public, they can be unofficial hubs of productivity where the 'real business' takes place away from the meetings. Staff rooms with free tea and coffee - it doesn't cost much and every appreciates a 'cuppa'. A** crèche** for the children of staff, on site or nearby. Reduces the stress of having to take children to carers and pick them up, allows greater flexibility for the staff. Free staff car parking (if they car share). Staff have to get to work and cars are the most practical way for most people, so why punish them by charging car parking? An onsite gym that is free/reduced price for staff and open 24/7 so that staff can pop in around their various shifts. The physio gym could just be expanded so patients and staff use the same facilities. Providing healthcare is stressful, takes long hours and is antisocial. All these factors make it easy to put on weight, especially with most hospitals only providing unhealthy meals, Costa and Gregs. So, an onsite gym would make it a lot more convenient for the staff to get the exercise they need to burn off all that stress and calories. Healthier, happier staff! A hospital/ centre social society like a student ‘MedSoc’ to organise staff socials and sports teams etc. This organisation could even organise special events for the staff like a summer ball or sports day. Anything fun that would bring the staff together and let them blow off steam. It could easily incorporate, elected officials from the professional bodies and elected representatives of the different employees and act as an unofficial staff voice. Regular staff forums that allow each group of employees to raise concerns or solutions to problems with the organisations management and senior staff. Staff rota’s should not just be imposed by management but should be organised in a flexible manner that allows staff input. The NHS management should encourage and provide extra learning opportunities for the staff. By investing in staff education they provide people with opportunities to develop them selves which will benefit the organisation and increase their sense of satisfaction with what they are doing. Team based points systems for good performance and regular rewards for excellent care. These points systems can then be used to promote competition between teams which should raise the level of care. Have a monthly leader board and reward the best team with a day at a spa or something. These changes may hark back to ideas that are out of favour now with the increased desires for measured ‘efficiency’, but I believe that these suggestions would hugely increase staff well being, which would hopefully improve their attitudes towards the organisation they work for and would hence make them happier and less stressed when they are caring for patients. If you have any other suggestions for improving staff wellbeing please do leave comments. The NHS is enormous and has a huge variety. It would be fascinating to survey as many parts of it as possible and see how many places have these services available for the staff already. Please feel free to contact me if you know of any study like this or if you are keen of setting up a study like this with me.  
jacob matthews
about 5 years ago
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Apple software will allow researchers to gather health data from iPhones

Apple announced on 9 March that it will release an open source software platform in April that doctors and researchers can use to gather health data from iPhones of users who agree to share their information.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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New evidence for how green tea and apples could protect health

Scientists from the Institute of Food Research have found evidence for a mechanism by which certain food compounds could help protect our health.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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New gene influences apple or pear shape, risk of future disease

Scientists have known for some time that people who carry a lot of weight around their bellies are more likely to develop diabetes and heart disease than those who have bigger hips and thighs.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away?

Though it may be in the April Fool's issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers have conducted a serious study assessing the medical evidence to support the famous proverb.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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How the Apple Watch measures heart rate, and why it (hopefully) won't give you a rash

Just a few days before the first units start shipping, Apple has posted some support documents that pull back the curtain on some of the technical details of its heart rate monitor, and also give some insight into steps Apple has taken to head off potential skin irritation issues.  
mobihealthnews.com
over 4 years ago
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Apple Is Bringing Clinical Trials to Your Fingertips

A new collection of medical-based apps, called ResearchKit, may revolutionize how researchers track clinical trial participants.  
asbestos.com
over 4 years ago
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How an apple a day (and a cup of green tea) prevents heart disease

The polyphenols in apples and green tea have a powerful effect on the body, a study shows  
telegraph.co.uk
over 4 years ago