Ether. The photographic image, probably made between 1855 and 1860, was staged to portray Dr. Crawford Long’s original discovery and use of anesthesia. The image shows a surgeon ostensibly preparing to amputate, an anesthetist monitoring the patient’s pulse and administering ether on a cloth, and an assistant standing by with instruments.
RP-VITA navigates in ER: The RP-VITA telemedicine robot navigates through the ER for Jason Knight, MD to visit a patient during a clinical validation process at Hoag Hospital. The RP-VITA was developed by InTouch Health and iRobot.