Essays about: "Medical Devices"

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  1. 1. Needs and requirements for the development and application of safe and cost-efficientmedical technology in low resource settings

    University essay from KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem

    Author : Linda Maria Nummisalo; [2020]
    Keywords : Bangladesh; Medical Devices; Health Care;

    Abstract : Growing populations and especially the growing proportion of elderly in the developing countries in South Asia pose an increasingly higher pressure on the health care systems in these countries. For example, in Bangladesh, a part of the pressure is currently eased by the unofficial health care workers called village doctors but with the cost of wrong diagnoses and unnecessary medications leading to excess use of e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Healthcare on the High Seas : A telemedical perspective on quality

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Sjöfartshögskolan (SJÖ); Linnéuniversitetet/Sjöfartshögskolan (SJÖ)

    Author : Hugh Lars Haakon Storlien; Anton Davis Halldin; [2020]
    Keywords : Telemedicine; telemedical; TMAS; maritime healthcare; seafaring; health care; shipping; medical equipment; video consultation;

    Abstract : The Telemedical Assistance Service (TMAS) plays a vital role in medical care at sea by linking the medically responsible officers (MROs) on board with onshore physicians. This project aims to investigate telemedical providers’ perceptions of maritime health care quality today, as well as future potential improvements in this field. READ MORE

  3. 3. A medical device for spinal motion restriction : Development of a device for safe and efficient patient handling

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Ylva Jersenius; Erika Möller; [2020]
    Keywords : Medical device; Prehospital emergency care; Spinal motion restriction; Paramedics; Industrial design engineering; Human-centred design; Usability; Medicinteknisk produkt; Prehospital akutsjukvård; Spinal rörelsebegränsning; Ambulanssjukvårdare; Teknisk design; Användarcentrerad design; Användbarhet;

    Abstract : Prehospital emergency care is facing a paradigm shift. Spinal motion restriction (SMR) is a way to treat trauma patients with symptoms of spinal injury. It was earlier entitled as ‘routine SMR’, and included spine board and cervical collar. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Impact of Medical Devices Regulations on Notified Bodies and Additive Manufacturing

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Jianing Qi; Shilun Wei; [2020]
    Keywords : Medical device regulation; Notified Bodies; Additive Manufacturing; Additive Manufacturing in healthcare;

    Abstract : The medical device regulatory system, as well as the medical device market in the European Union (EU), is now facing challenges posed by the newest regulation, Medical device regulations (MDR). Researches have shown concerns and possible consequences related to this new regulation system from both the regulatory approval procedure and market development perspectives. READ MORE

  5. 5. Traceability of Medical Devices Used During Surgeries : A Study of the Current Traceability System at the Karolinska University Hospital in Solna and Research of Improvement

    University essay from KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem

    Author : Charlott Danko; [2020]
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    Abstract : The last few decades' development of technology has greatly affected healthcare. The implementation of technology in healthcare has advanced and improved it immensely, but it has also brought a new level of complexity. One of the modern issues introduced to healthcare is the traceability of medical devices. READ MORE