BMJ Case Reports 2015; doi:10.1136/bcr-2014-208768

Wearable technology: using Google Glass as a teaching tool

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  1. Awais Bokhari2
  1. 1Department of Medicine, Bedford Hospital, Bedford, UK
  2. 2Department of Cardiology, Bedford Hospital, Bedford, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Hui Min Knight, hmtan{at}
  • Accepted 2 April 2015
  • Published 12 May 2015


Wearable technology holds great promise in revolutionising healthcare delivery. The benefits can also be seen in medical education and delivering healthcare in remote places. We report the use of Google Glass technology as a teaching tool in broadcasting a procedure onto a mobile phone as a viewer, replacing expensive and often cumbersome existing equipment.

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