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A patient in shock arrives via ambulance at Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad, India with a gaping wound in his right hand, blood spattered on his blue jeans and T-shirt. Emergency medical technicians wheel him into a dark room in the government-run hospital, where clinicians move quickly to irrigate the wound and pump fluids into the man, who appears to be in his 20s.
News Item Pharmaceutical adventures in India
Three Stanford seniors and a second-year School of Medicine student spent their summer investigating India’s complicated health-care system — and I got to go along for part of the ride.
It had been a decade since I’d been back to India. I was the South Asia bureau chief for The Associated Press from 2000 to 2005, based in New Delhi. It was among the best assignments of my life.
In an effort to continue signing up new participants for their heart research study at groundbreaking speeds, researchers at Stanford launched their iPhone app MyHeart Counts overseas in Hong Kong and the United Kingdom today.