We have reached an age where the trajectories of the advancement of technology including mobile applications, artificial intelligence, and virtual and augmented reality may rapidly spike at any given moment, potentiating an increased incidence of unforeseen consequences in the form of distraction-related morbidity. In the not-too-distant past, logging onto the internet meant sitting in front […]Read more "Dosing distraction in the world of augmented-reality | OUPblog"
from Rita Rubin for Forbes Reports of motor vehicle accidents due to Pokémon GO-induced distraction are beginning to appear in the medical literature. This was bound to happen. In the last couple of weeks, reports of three motor vehicle accidents tied to Pokémon GO have appeared in the medical literature. Given that Apple says Pokémon GO was […]Read more "An Epidemic of “Cyber-induced Inattention”? @UofA @BannerUnivMed @UAResearch @Forbes"
For those in the University of Arizona BME family that are attending the Seminar today in Keating 103 at 2pm Pacific (or for those who aren’t). Here is your lecture. We ask only that you copy it, improve it, and pay it forward.Read more "@AZEngineering Biomedical Engineering Lecture Series: Here is Your Lecture. #ActAgainstAmputation"
Offloading the Diabetic Foot On Teamwork, Technology and RemissionRead more "Attending the New England Wound Care Conference? Here are your lectures!"
In a first for a podiatric surgeon, University of Arizona’s Professor David G. Armstrong joined Professor Jennifer Lewis in a broad-ranging interview in The Lancet regarding the past, present and future of 3D printing in medicine and surgery. Armstrong remarked that “It is a thrill to be part of such a landmark special issue and […]Read more "@UofA’s Armstrong and @Harvard’s Lewis featured in first-ever Lancet Interview on 3D Printing in Medicine and Surgery"
David G. Armstrong, Professor of Surgery and Director of the University of Arizona’s Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) became the first person to serve as session chair for four consecutive World Union Symposia. He joined more than 4000 delegates who packed Florence’s Fortezza da Basso for the 5th quadrennial World Union of Wound Healing […]Read more "SALSA’s Armstrong Chairs Diabetic Foot Symposium at World Union of Wound Healing Societies"
The WUWHS have just released the 2016 position statement. Feel free to download it here. Enjoy!Read more "Download: The World Union of Wound Healing Society Position Statement on The Diabetic Foot- Healing and Remission"