Handheld Ultrasound About to Enter Physician's Tool Kit
WThomasPayne | December 23, 2008 at 04:42 pmby
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Medical practitioners of all kinds may not know the name George K. Lewis - but odds are emergency room physicians and battlefield medtechs will soon come to rely on his handheld ultrasound device for diagnosis and treatment. Lewis, a third year graduate student at Cornell University, developed his handheld, battery-powered ultrasound transducer with materials costing just $100.