Virtual I.V. ™
Students of the Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish Collegeare learning to create a better patient experience with the same cutting-edge technology used in flight schools. Through this computer program, future nurses master I.V. placement by practicing on a virtual patient that can respond by bleeding, bruising and swelling.
Open-heart surgery...without the “open” part.A new minimally invasive procedure for replacing the heart valves of high-risk and formerly inoperable patients suffering from aortic valve stenosis is now available as part of a national clinical trial only offered at a handful of to phospitals in the United States.
Heart specialists can now diagnose problems with the heart that were previously unseen.This advanced technology usessound waves to create a more accurate 3-D picture of the heart, helping diagnose problems that previously went unseen in those who suffer from issues such as congestive heart failure.