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  • BlackBerry: Saving Heart-Attack Victims with Handhelds

    Modern medicine and technology go hand-in-hand. For years, we've come to associate a hospital not only with the patients it houses and medical professionals who work there, but also the machines and gadgets that aid doctors and nurses in our care. As we see in person, or on episodes of ER, we recognize the blood-pressure sleeves, the beeping heart-rate monitors, and IV machines.

  • Grand Rounds on a Grand Scale

    Doctors have long had a tradition of holding "grand rounds" to discuss patient cases and educate aspiring physicians.