Remote Operations Documentary
1 of the 4 IET Faraday documentaries. A 15 minute video for secondary schools students on telemedicine. Speakers: Scott Reynolds, Ted Balk and others
01 October 2007 News
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Telemedicine is a new and fast developing field in healthcare. Even 20 years ago the idea of a surgeon being able to operate a robot from hundreds of miles away in order to perform an operation seemed like science fiction. Today, this is not only possible but engineers, working with scientists and doctors, are now designing robotic systems which will be able to operate on patients with no human intervention at all.
About the speaker
Scott Reynolds Software Engineer, Queen Victoria Hospital. Ted Balk Head of Informatics, Queen Victoria Hospital. Mr Baljit Dheansa Consultant Burns and Plastic Surgeon, Queen Victoria Hospital. Mark McClure Electrical Engineer, Medical Education Technologies Inc (METI), Florida. Prof Lesley-Jane Eales-Reynolds Director, ExPERT Centre, University of Portsmouth. Phil Ashfield ExPERT Centre, University of Portsmouth. Marcia Pardy Operating Department Practitioner, University of Portsmouth. Dr Kasper Althoefer Centre for Mechatronics, Kings College London. Mr Prokar Dasgupta Consultant Urological Surgeon, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London.
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