Health technology articles
The rapid rise of digital consultations since Covid-19
Video chat services and primary care
Pacemakers and cardiac devices in 2020
WhatsApp: how to get more out of it
How to access high-quality medical books
Remote prescribing in the out of hours GP setting: The challenges and guidance: Part 2
All in the DNA: genetic testing, future health risks
If recent headlines are anything to go by, at-home genetic test kits provided by DNA testing companies like 23andme and Ancestry.com continue to be controversial. The biggest caution from organisations such as the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America was the life-changing and long-term implications of test results.
Imaging and opportunistic identification of fractures
Osteoporosis is characterised by low bone mineral density and micro-architectural deterioration of bone leading to an increased risk of low-trauma fractures, associated morbidity and mortality. This article describes the advances in imaging of osteoporosis including opportunistic identification of low bone density and vertebral fractures.
Remote prescribing in the out of hours GP setting: the challenges and guidance: part 1
Atrial fibrillation and stroke: using technology to promote anticoagulant decisions