Alexander Technique training program improves posture and endurance during surgery A century-aged posture improvement technique developed by Shakespearian actor F.M. Alexander to correct his chronic laryngitis appears to enhance the posture and proficiency of surgeons who perform minimally invasive procedures. This is the conclusion of brand-new study from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital INFIRMARY presented Oct. 2 at this year’s annual conference of the American Academy of Pediatrics in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. The research studied the effectiveness of the Alexander Technique at enhancing the surgical posture and technical performance of urological surgeons during laparoscopic skills evaluation exercises. Minimally invasive laparoscopic surgical treatments involve using long wand-like medical instruments through tiny incisions and cameras that afford surgeons a close-up internal look at of a patient’s anatomy.He received the Lifetime Accomplishment Award from the EAU in 2014 and the ESOP Award in 2015. He has edited or co-edited more than 50 books and monographs and more than 300 peer reviewed articles.
7-year-old leaves medical center after bubonic plague DENVER – A 7-year-previous girl who reportedly was contaminated with the bubonic plague following burying a dead squirrel is now very well enough to go home. Sierra Jane Downing of Pagosa Springs, Colo. Mon afternoon left the Denver hospital. 7-year-old Colorado young lady contracts black loss of life bubonic plague Her father had used her to a crisis room in Pagosa Springslate Aug. 24 after a seizure was had by her and 107-level fever. Sierra Jane ultimately was flown to Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver, where doctors diagnosed her with bubonic plague.