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Working in the ambulance of the future

Dear Sir or Madam,

Professionals in the healthcare sector often face physically demanding tasks: For example, OR staff has to stand for long time, a nurse has to walk a lot and a paramedic has to carry high loads when he moves patients and stretchers and lifts them. Learn in our current video how assistance systems in the ambulance make their work easier.

Have a relaxing week,

Timo Roth
Editorial team

image: 12 - 15 November 2018, MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine in Düsseldorf

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Topic of the Month: Big Data
Video: Ambulances of the future
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How big data leads to diagnosis

Topic of the Month

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Physicians usually diagnose like this nowadays: They examine the patient and talk to him about his problems, they compare his symptoms to disease pictures they know, and, in complex cases, they research the literature or bring in colleagues. But could it happen in the future that physicians simply collect the patient data and feed it into an algorithm that then names the most likely diagnoses?
Read more in our Topic of the Month:
How big data leads to diagnosis
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Ambulances of the future


Image: Preview picture for the video "Ambulances of the future"
Today's ambulance features far more technology than meets the eye. But not everything is aimed at treating patients. Ambulance manufacturers must also ensure that their vehicles make a great workplace for the crews on board and can adapt to the different challenges of emergency medical services.
Watch the video here!
Ambulances of the future – a safe and ergonomic workplace
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