Swashbuckling CT scanner gets kids to walk the plank

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While some hospitals such as the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Canada may be investing in technology like the USD 15,000 MEDi to keep kids calm in hospital, others are going down a more analog route. The Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital in New York has now installed a new CT scanner that is disguised to look like a pirate ship. In order to get an accurate scan, it's necessary for patients undergoing the process to remain still until it's complete – something that's difficult for kids, especially if they're anxious about the procedure. In order to put younger visitors at ease,…

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