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Chest Tube Positioning Device to Improve Drainage of Fluid
A surgeon at UT Health San Antonio has developed a magnetic insert that can be used temporarily with a standard chest tube to allow for the correct positioning of the tube after insertion. It allows the clinician to direct the chest tube to the desired location in the chest cavity to evacuate retained blood or fluid.Background:Thoracic injury occur...
Published: 10/16/2018   |   Inventor(s): Ian Makey
Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Emergency Medicine, Clinical Specialty > Cardiology, Clinical Specialty > Pulmonology, Medical Devices > Resuscitation, Medical Devices > Consumables
Portable Emergency Response Kit
A suction device has been developed to clear debris from a patient’s airway that is portable, lightweight, reliable, battery-powered and powerful. It is intended for use by EMS and military medical personnel in non-hospital settings.Background:A priority in all emergency medical situations is verifying or securing an unobstructed airway. A ...
Published: 10/2/2018   |   Inventor(s): Michael Lasch, Yusheng Feng, Bruce Adams, Robert DeLorenzo, David Cormier
Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Emergency Medicine, Medical Devices > Resuscitation