Ultrasound-Equipped Bra Monitors for Breast Cancer
August 22, 2023
Researchers at MIT have developed a wearable ultrasound system that is intended to allow women at high risk of breast cancer to perform an ultrasound...
3D Printed Heart Muscle Beats
Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a technique that allows them to 3D print a heart...
ECG Cases 44 ECG Interpretation in Epigastric pain, Vomiting
August 8, 2023
In this ECG Cases blog with Dr. Jesse McLaren we interpret 10 ECG cases and explore cardiac, metabolic and GI causes: We consider anginal equivalents,...
Wireless Patch Monitors, Paces Heart and then Biodegrades
August 2, 2023
Researchers at Northwestern University have developed a cardiac monitoring device that is intended for use in patients who have suffered a cardiac event. The soft...
Photonic Radar Monitors Breathing from a Distance
July 25, 2023
Engineers at the University of Sydney have developed a photonic radar that allows them to monitor breathing rates without the need to attach equipment to...
Nanomagnet Patch Measures Muscle Movements
July 19, 2023
Researchers at UCLA have developed a wearable patch that can measure muscle movements in underlying tissues. The patch contains nanomagnets, and movements in underlying muscles...
EM Quick Hits 50 Normal Unenhanced CT Renal Colic DDx, Perichondritis, Magnesium in Pediatric Asthma, Steroids for Pneumonia, OMI Cath Lab Activation
July 18, 2023
On this month's EM Quick Hits podcast David Carr on differential diagnosis of normal unenhanced CT renal colic, Leeor Sommer on recognition and management of...
Heart Valves Made in Minutes
July 6, 2023
Researchers at Harvard University have developed a technique that lets them create biomaterial heart valves in a matter of minutes. The approach, called ‘Focused Rotary...
Conductive Polymer Electrode is Metal-Free
June 28, 2023
Researchers at MIT have developed a metal-free electrode using conductive polymers. The electrode is flexible and strong enough for long-term implantation in the body. The...
Ep 184 Must Know Drug Interactions in Emergency Medicine
June 27, 2023
We miss potentially dangerous and even lethal drug interactions in EM more often than we realize. In this main episode EM Cases podcast with Dr....
Low-Cost Smartphone Finger Clip Measures Blood Pressure
June 12, 2023
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a low-cost cuffless blood pressure monitor. The device is a clip that attaches over a...
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