Surgeons using iPads in operating rooms
Georgetown University has begun a program that uses iPads in their operating rooms to assist doctors with complicated operating procedures.
The iPads allow surgeons easy access to all sorts of medical data, imagine, and processes during an operation. The ease of using iOS comes in handy (no pun intended), since no stylus or keyboards are needed. It's quick and efficient, according to a Journal of Surgical Radiology statement:
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