One of the world’s most dangerous places to have a baby is the small African nation of Sierra Leone. Maternal mortality rates in Sierra Leone see 1,360 mothers dying per 100,000 live births. This is the highest maternal mortality rate in the world, with countries such as Finland or Greece at the other end of […]
There’s a growing awareness of sepsis as a potentially life-threatening condition. In August 2016, the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) branded the condition a “medical emergency”, after figures showing that 72% of patients diagnosed with sepsis had recently been seen by a doctor or nurse who had failed to make the initial diagnosis. The […]
The world’s population is the oldest it has ever been. The number of people aged 60 or over has tripled since 1950 and is on course to reach 2.1 billion by 2050. An ageing population used to be a developed world phenomenon but better healthcare across the globe, and a decreasing birth-rate, means that it’s […]
It’s no news that the human body is a tremendously complex machine and we are still finding out lots about how it works and what processes our body goes through without us even having to think about it. Speech is one of the most complex things we do. In order to make ourselves understood, our […]
3B Scientific is delighted to be a key exhibitor at the Arab Health Exhibition & Medical Congress, to be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre between 30th January and 2nd February 2017. Visit us on stands Z3 and C51 and find out how our cutting-edge simulators can help you train all your medical […]
What answer would you give if you were asked “What’s the difference between a Cardiac Arrest and a Heart Attack?” How well do you know your own heart?
What's the Best Way To Train People to Diagnose With Ultrasound? The science of sound – or acoustics to use the proper term – is nothing new. Greek mathematician Pythagoras knew about sound waves 2,500 years ago, and in the 18th century scientists were aware that sound ranged beyond that which was able to be […]
Providing medical learners with an opportunity for deliberate practice goes towards increased practitioner confidence, competence and improved patient safety through fewer errors. Whilst some medical professionals are skeptical of the full benefits of simulation in education, with the opinion that medical procedures are often too complex to simulate accurately, the general view is that if […]