Google Glass assists in surgeons with better patient monitoring

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A recent study has shown that this augmented reality technology allows doctors to more easily watch vital signs. In a pilot study conducted by Stanford University, surgical residents who wore Google Glass augmented reality devices in order to be able to monitor the vital signs of their patients during simulated surgeries were capable of identifying complications more quickly and acting to address them more rapidly than the surgeons who did not have this wearable technology. The study used a simulated surgery performance of bronchoscopies and thorascotomy tube placements. The residents…

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