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Title Scope: Health Science
Published Australia : TEN, 2012
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Summary Check out some 3D medical training, find out how you give a giant panda a check-up and hit the fast lane with some paramedics to see what a day in their life involves.SHORT SIGHTED RESEARCHWhat is the secret to good eye sight? Dr Scott Read, optometrist from the Queensland University of Technology, is studying how exercise might stop us becoming short sighted. He explains all.SCOPE IN A FLASHTed Petrie reports on temporary tattoos that have been developed by the Rodgers Research Group at the University of Illinois, to monitor a patient's vital signs and replace the need for bulky sensors and wires.EXPERIMENT: BODY TEMPERATURESDid you know your body temperature changes slightly throughout the day? Junior scientist Jess checks it all out by taking her temperature at different times of the day. VERTVERT stands for virtual environment radiotherapy training and Eileen Giles, from the University of South Australia, explains how medical students use the VERT to treat a virtual human in 3D. PANDA HEALTH CHECKA big part of maintaining your health is getting a regular check-up, and the same goes for pandas! Simone Davey from the Adelaide Zoo explains how she keeps giant pandas Wang Wang and Funi in great shape!PARAMEDICSIf there is a medical emergency and you call 333, an ambulance will be one of the first vehicles on the scene, and driving it will be paramedics like Megan Cheney and Craig Murdy. They explain what a day in their busy life involves.So open wide and say arhhh, and join Dr Rob as he once again proves that the ordinary becomes extraordinary under the SCOPE
Event Broadcast 2012-12-06 at 16:00:00
Notes Classification: G
Subject Allied health personnel.
Body temperature.
Medical sciences -- Study and teaching.
Myopia.
Pandas.
Science -- Experiments.
Australia.
Form Streaming video
Author Bell, Rob, host