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Doctor Livestreams Surgery Using Snapchat’s ‘Spectacles.’

Remember Snapchat’s ‘Spectacles?’
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Yeah, the likelihood of having Spectacles in Nigeria is:
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Anyway, according to Self via TNW, a London-based doctor, Dr. Shafi Ahmed, used ‘Spectacles’ to document a hernia repair surgery — a surgical operation for the correction of a hernia — a bulging of internal organs or tissues through the wall that contains it — at the London Independent Hospital.
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Many Nigerian parents would probably freak out at this point, but Doctor Ahmed did this for a purpose. He told Time he did it so his medical students could watch it as a tutorial.

I’ve always thought about the way we teach. How do you use these wearables in the clinical workspace for practice and also educational purposes?
“It’s not about one-to-one or one-to-two for me. It’s about one-to-many, that’s my drive.”
https://youtu.be/2onEVTlvhww

So how many students watched his snap? About 150 to 200 medical students.

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6 comments on “Doctor Livestreams Surgery Using Snapchat’s ‘Spectacles.’

  1. ỌBÁDÁRÀ says:

    … WELL, THIS IS ANOTHER TESTAMENT TO THE FACT THAT TECHNOLOGY IS CAPABLE OF NOT BEING LIMITED IN THIS WORLD OF OURS. I SALUTE THE SIMPLY SOPHISTICATED APPROACH OF THIS DOCTOR, ITS INNOVATIVE. BTW, I HOPE HE WOULD NOT HAVE BREACHED ANY MEDICAL LAW OR EVEN THE PRIVACY OF THE PATIENT?…

  2. Rotimi popoola says:

    Technology is rising higher and higher….. But why do it live what about the privacy pf the patient….. Anyways make naija doctprs no try am oh abeg….. Use ur bare eyes

  3. KingAbsolute says:

    Educative, the doctor really did something exceptional. Technology comes in play in our everyday lives, seeing it used for positive things gives joy, gives confidence on why we embraced it.

  4. pWilliams says:

    Yea….I know technology is really good… Nice marketing right there doctor!?..
    Apart from being a doctor…I think he’s got some degrees in marketing and advertising… Just saying

  5. presh says:

    So their will be no tutorials if their is no snapchat ?

    1. ỌBÁDÁRÀ says:

      … WELL, ON A LITE MODE, NA THAT ONE I NO FIT ANSWER O…

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