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Here, you find the latest videos from the MEDICA.de and Mhhoch4 editorial teams.
Centralized biobanks - Treasure troves of medical research
Most disciplines do not rely on paper libraries for their research. Working with tissue and fluid samples that have been donated by patients or healthy volunteers is necessary in medicine. Our camera takes a look at the inner workings of the centralized biomaterial bank at the RWTH Aachen University (RWTH cBMB). There, we learn more about data protection, technology and organization surrounding the storage of these biological samples.
Shortness of breath can be measured – pulmonary exercise testing
When a patient often suffers from shortness of breath, general practitioners, internists and even pneumologists are not always able to find the cause directly – since many factors control how patients themselves perceive shortness of breath. Pulmonary exercise testing and blood gas analyses refine diagnosis and provide more clues about the causes. At MEDICA 2014, three lung specialists explained how shortness of breath can be measured.
Rescue operation on the patient simulator - Practicing for an emergency
When an emergency call is answered by the dispatcher things need to move fast. The emergency response team should get to its destination as quickly as possible – and take care of the patient as a well-oiled machine. It is crucial that all team members remain calm, knowing that everyone knows what they need to do. ISIMED offers training courses for experts in Dresden to prepare them for an emergency response.
Exhibitors of MEDICA 2014
More than 4,800 exhibitors from 67 nations have come to MEDICA 2014. We asked some of them about their tradefair impressions.
MEDICA PHYSIO CONFERENCE: Communication platform for physical therapists
The MEDICA PHYSIO CONFERENCE celebrates its premiere this year. Therefore the trade fair expands its offers and creates too a communication platform especially for physical therapists and physical education teachers.
MEDICA App COMPETITION
For the 3rd time the best Medical App for use in the daily routine of a doctor or in the hospital was awarded at MEDICA 2014. Which app has won the live competition, you see in our video.
MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE: Red Bull Stratos Project
What goes up, most come down. Extrem athlete Felix Baumgartner tried this with his supersonic freefall in the year 2012. Here at the MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE we are now talking to Prof. Jonathan Clark. He was the medical supervisor for the Red Bulls Stratos project.
Stress test in pneumology
With an extensive program of continued medical education the MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE gives medical professionals the opportunity to extend their knowledge. One of these courses deals with different stress tests in pneumology. The speakers offer us a short glimpse at the topic.
Mobile medical practices: patients treating everywhere
Natural disasters occur suddenly and unexpectedly. Help has to be quick and flexible in attendance. At MEDICA 2014 exhibitors present several mobile medical practices also for disaster areas.
7 Tesla high field tomography: imaging in HD
Ultra high field imaging makes extremely high-resolution images possible. But this is not the only advantage in comparison to 1.5 and 3 Tesla tomography. The 7 Tesla MRI supersedes the use of contrast media because it natively provides images in HD quality. Nevertheless, it is only used in research so far. Dr. Lale Umutlu and Prof. Harald Quick want to change that.
MEDICA 2014 - Be part of the No. 1!
Experience the world's largest medical fair in Düsseldorf! Experience the MEDICA 2014!