Google Glass hits surgery arena

Surgeons and other clinicians are turning to wearable technologies to improve treatment and patient outcomes.Much has been made of Google Glass, a lightweight, powerful computer designed to be worn over the eye, as a novel consumer product, but clinical applications are being tested at hospitals nationwide.At the University of California, San Francisco, lung surgeon Pierre Theodore, MD, wears Google Glass during surgery to access X-rays and other critical data while keeping his eyes on his work.