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How 3D scanning supports chronic wound healing.

19th February 2019

The treatment and management of chronic wounds is considerably “complicated” and naturally “dynamic”. Attention and support must be provided to inner-body and external parameters that nurture an optimal wound healing environment. To support this, the CQUIN recommends nurses (and other health care professionals) to monitor, assess and document wounds and consequent healing responses. However, existing … Continue reading “How 3D scanning supports chronic wound healing.”

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Using artificial intelligence (AI) to improve CBT and positive mental health

19th February 2019

In the U.K, the national institute for health and care excellence (NICE) recommends cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) as a treatment for common mental health problems. Talking therapies such as CBT are widely used as low-intensity interventions for depression, generalised anxiety disorders, panic disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, post-traumatic stress disorders and social anxiety.   How does CBT … Continue reading “Using artificial intelligence (AI) to improve CBT and positive mental health”

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How are custom foot orthotics manufactured?

19th February 2019

How are custom, functional orthotics currently manufactured? To inform the custom-fabricated orthotics manufacturing process, podiatrists often begin by collating information on the patient’s leg, feet, shoes and current lifestyle. Thereafter, the podiatrist initiates the conventional orthotics manufacturing process by taking non/semi-weight bearing casts of the patient’s feet. To do so, wet plaster strips are wrapped … Continue reading “How are custom foot orthotics manufactured?”

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