High Tech at Howard County General Hospital Helps Make Injections Less Scary

The Pediatric Emergency Department at Howard County General Hospital has some new technology. Did you hate needles as a kid? What about when it didn’t work the first time, so they had to try again. And again. And again. It was terrible. Now, the hospital has this tool that uses near-infrared light to detect where the veins are, and it projects a picture onto the skin to show the nurses where the needle needs to go.

Sounds much better, doesn’t it.

Read here for more details.

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