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Software as a planning board for sports medicine

Dear Sir or Madam,

There are different solutions to ensure an optimal and individual training tailored to the athlete. [i/med] Sport offers a complete workflow with data from external laboratories and institutes. Learn in our current interview how the software works as a planning tool.

Stay healthy!

Melanie Prüser
Editorial team

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Topic of the Month: Improving Training and Safety
Interview: Monitoring at the push of a button
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Robots in the Operating Room: Improving Training and Safety

Topic of the Month

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Surgical robots are transforming the operating room. They deliver many benefits but also present new challenges. That is why the efficient handling of robotic mechanisms must also be reflected in the respective training courses.
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Robots in the Operating Room: Improving Training and Safety
Robotics in the OR: Relieving the surgeon
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mHealth: tool measures hemoglobin without drawing blood

Economy & Markets, Information and Communication Technology

Researchers have developed a way to use smartphone images of a person's eyelids to assess blood hemoglobin levels. The ability to perform one of the most common clinical lab tests without a blood draw could help reduce the need for in-person clinic visits, make it easier to monitor patients who are in critical condition, and improve care where access to testing laboratories is limited.
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Save the Date for the 8th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE 2020

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The 8th MEDICA MEDICINE + SPORTS CONFERENCE will open its doors on 18th and 19th of November 2020 in Düsseldorf. Do not miss out the leading benchmark event and highlight of this year’s MEDICA!

Within 6 exciting conference sessions (e.g. "Future concepts in sports medicine", "Tailored exercise programs", "Evidence-based diagnostics and wearable technologies", "Sports in times of highly infectious viral diseases and polluted environments" and "Digital innovations in sports and healthcare", leading sport medical professionals and international experts will provide new insights.

Cooperation partners are leading international sports medicine and sports science assocations DGSP, DVS, WISS, FIMS, EiM (ACSM), EIME, EFSMA, EPSI, FESI, Sport Speaker, and Orthogen, Loewi, movisens, movX and WT | Wearable Technologies.

Mark our event in your calendar NOW!

Pre-Registration and further information HERE!
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mHealth: inexpensive retinal diagnostics via smartphone

Research & Technology, Information and Communication Technology

Retinal damage due to diabetes is now considered the most common cause of blindness in working-age adults. In low- and middle-income countries, an eye examination via smartphone could help to detect changes at an early stage. This is shown by a new study carried out by scientists from the University of Bonn together with colleagues from Sankara Eye Hospital Bangalore (India).
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Fighting hospital germs with UVC light-emitting diodes

Research & Technology, Commodities and Consumer Goods

According to the RKI, 400,000 to 600,000 infections with hospital germs occur in Germany every year – about 10,000 to 20,000 people die from them. Since MDR pathogens often cannot be treated with antibiotics, alternative approaches are needed. One promising physical principle is irradiation with UVC light, which can be used to destroy microorganisms without allowing resistances to develop.
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Hygiene: nano technologies to tackle infection

Research & Technology, Commodities and Consumer Goods

Next-gen nano technologies that can prevent infection and diagnose disease are set to transform the medical industry as this important UniSA research is awarded more than $2 million dollars under the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) 2021 Investigator Grants.
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Sports medicine software: Monitoring at the push of a button


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Athletes not only have to be fit and stay in shape, but they also have to achieve peak performance, especially when they get ready for athletic events. Optimized and individualized performance training requires data from external laboratories and institutes. The [i/med] Sports platform from DORNER Health IT Solutions provides a complete workflow − from anamnesis to diagnostic report.
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Sports medicine software: Monitoring at the push of a button
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