Mobile Devices and Medicine: The Advantages of Instantly Available Information

For two-thirds of Americans, smartphones provide everything from directions to the nearest gas station to memories captured in photographic form.[1] As ownership of these devices continues to grow, there is no denying their effect on our lives and culture. One of the most monumental revolutions they’ve caused has been in a field traditionally wary of [...]

By | September 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Oxygen Therapy: A Necessity or a Nuisance?

The oxygen mask is an iconic image culturally associated with intense medical scenes, something many of us assume is a necessity for a struggling patient’s survival. Is it, or is it just a handy prop used consistently in Grey’s Anatomy? For patients with hypoxia, oxygen can be lifesaving, but it can also be uncomfortable for [...]

By | September 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments