If you’ve been paying attention to memes on social media recently, you might have come across the ‘I did surgery on a grape’ meme. But this is no ordinary internet meme, there’s an interesting medical simulation story behind it. In this case, it goes back to 2010 when a group of American surgeons actually performed […]
This November will see the return of MEDICA, the largest medical industry fair in the world. The event will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany from 12 – 15 November 2018. You’ll be able to discover the latest break-through products that we’ll be exhibiting and join us for interactive demonstrations and hands-on education opportunities.
If you’re not medically trained, would you know what to do in an emergency first aid situation? What about if you’re first on the scene of a car accident, or when someone has a heart attack and needs urgent medical intervention to save their life? One of the main barriers to giving prompt attention to […]
Would you know what do to if someone suffered a cardiac arrest? A recent survey by the American Heart Association found that 70% of people would feel helpless if they were first on the scene, either because they have never been shown what to do to keep someone alive until the emergency services can take […]
Advances in medicine and access to professional care in the antenatal period and during labour mean that over the decades infant mortality rates have been decreasing steadily. However, 10% of babies still need some degree of intervention immediately after birth, and 25% of all newborn deaths are caused by breathing problems. Healthcare professionals have over […]
70% of Americans feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency and as 88% of these types of emergencies occur, we all need to be prepared to save a life with CPR skills. Providing CPR in the first few minutes can triple a victim's chance of survival. Public support of CPR education classes is rapidly […]