This is a very important solution, leave the nurses alone when giving patients their medications, one big yellow strap around their chest, so high tech and low tech all come together in healthcare.  BD 

Among other gadgets the center has studied are robots, face-recognition devices for accessing hospital computers, and Nintendo Wii video games, which the center believes can provide valuable physical stimulation for children with mobility disorders.

But not everything the center studies has to be high-tech. In seeking a way to alleviate the potentially dangerous interruptions nurses often encounter when giving patients their medications, it found the best solution was to have the nurses simply wear a yellow reflective strap around their chest that warns others to leave them alone.

Kaiser develops unique lab to test tech products' usefulness - San Jose Mercury News

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  1. Sounds like something that many nurses might never take off.


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