Monday, June 1, 2009

Kids + Laughing Gas

Physician Geoffrey Hart, working with a grant from the National Institute of Health, recently developed the Pedi-Sedate headgear to trick waiting-room kids into inhaling nitrous oxide while playing video games, thus knocking themselves out and, according to Hart's company, "dramatically improving the hospital or dental experience for the child, parents, and healthcare providers." The helmet contains sophisticated sensors to monitor the dosages and effects on the child. This is about as good an idea as the V chip from South Park:

I can't wait to see what Marguerite Perrin says about this.

Read more about it HERE

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