25 May '16, 2pm

Google Glass gets a second life in the ER

Google Glass, despite its dramatic 2012 unveiling via a live skydiving demo , never became a consumer hit, and Google stopped selling the device in January 2015. Now, a team of doctors at the University of Massachusetts Medical School may have discovered a killer app for the device—performing emergency medicine consultations. Glass, it turns out, enables off-site specialists to reliably and accurately observe and diagnose patients in real-time. It may even help first responders triage victims in disaster scenarios. Hospitals have tried using Glass before. Some efforts involved projecting medical records into a doctor’s field of view, but physicians found the display to be too small to sort through charts and data, among other concerns . Peter Chai, Kavita Babu, and Edward Boyer, medical toxicologists and emergency medicine physicians at UMMS, hypothesized that it might be ...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/the-human-os/biomedical/devices/...

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