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Students teaching students – Training of physiotherapists
Physiotherapy students have to apply a lot of theoretical knowledge into practice. Especially therapeutic measures have to be known inside out. Therefore, the RWTH Aachen has produced learning videos which can be accessed by it’s students at any time. And the best thing about this is: The videos have been produced during classes by the students themelves. We spoke with Professor Hans-Christoph Pape and Ulrike Schemmann of the School for Physiotherapy (RWTH Aachen University Hospital) who provided guidance for the project.
Word of welcome by the Conference President
Conference President Professor Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Hendrik Lehnert explains what visitors can expect from the 2014 edition of the MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE.
Back pain - does relief come from sport medicine?
Prof. Frank Mayer from the University of Potsdam talks about nonspecific back pain and deficits of the neuromuscular system in the trunk that are a possible cause. A German network researches tools to diagnose, prevent and treat these deficits and the resulting back pain. Jürgen Fischer and Dr. Peter Stehle from the German Federal Institute of Sports Science (German: Bundesinstitut für Sportwissenschaft) explain the backgrounds of the project “Back Pain”. Its results are intended to be of use not only in professional sports but also for the general public.
Physical plasma – the future of skin therapy?
Chronic wounds, allergies and recurrent infections of the skin are a continuous burden for patients. Physical plasma is able to bring relief and is an alternative to already established therapies. Prof. Klaus-Dieter Weltmann from the Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology e.V. in Greifswald talks about the generation and possibilities of physical plasma for medical purposes. Dr. Georg Daeschlein from the University Hospital Greifswald describes the multiple uses of plasma in skin treatment.
MEDICA 2014 - Be part of the No. 1!
Experience the world's largest medical fair in Düsseldorf! Experience the MEDICA 2014!
Brain Computer Interfaces - the future of everyday life in old age
Brain-computer interfaces have been a part of research for some time now. So far however, these modern communication technologies don’t find much use in everyday life.
Now researchers at the Rhine-Waal University in Germany would like to change this. In the project titled “Everyday Brain-Computer Interfaces in Old Age”, ABCI in short in German, Professor Ivan Volosyak and his team are developing practical communication technologies that are supposed to make everyday life in the future simpler for older people.
Health at the workplace - also in old age
Burnout syndrome, nutritional disturbances, depression – job-related stress is becoming an increasingly frequent cause of long absences from work. Many employers are aware of this, and actively contribute in promoting the health of their employees. The City of Cologne, Germany, also noticed that it needs to promote the health of its employees.
Impressions from the MEDICA 2013
A visit at MEDICA 2013 promises many new impressions about innovation - exciting, informative, interesting.
Mercy Ships – Ships of Hope
Ships bring desperately needed medical aid to the poorest countries in the world. Mercy Ships, the humanitarian organization that was founded in 1978, operates the largest, private hospital ship in the world, the Africa Mercy, with over 400 medical volunteers from more than 40 nations.
Welcome to the MEDICA 2013
MEDICA 2013 opened its doors today. For four days, the medical technology industry will meet here in the Exhibition halls in Düsseldorf. We asked the first visitors, what expectations they have.