At the 2017 South by Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas, a panel discussion entitled “The Sound of Robots” was held to “highlight how the voice of robots could influence the interaction b... Read more
Video endoscopy systems allow the viewing of live, color images of the interior of the body during diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures. They also enable these images to be store... Read more
Forced-air warming units heat patients convectively (i.e., warm air is gently blown across the patient beneath the air blanket). Read more
The need to improve the safety of clinical alarm systems is a longstanding patient safety consideration. Read more
The use of contaminated medical instruments can lead to disabling or deadly patient infections or instrument malfunctions. Read more
Most pumps today incorporate safety mechanisms for reducing the risks of errors that can lead to the over-delivery or under-delivery of medication to the patient. Read more
Conductive layer warming units are most commonly used to help maintain normal body temperature (normothermia) during and after surgery. Read more
An ultrasonic aspirator, typically controlled by a footswitch, consists of a control unit and a handpiece. The control unit houses an ultrasound generator and a pump used for suction and irr... Read more
Clinicians evaluate an individual’s response to physical stress through two primary types of stress exercise systems: cardiac systems, which primarily analyze electrocardiograms (ECGs), and... Read more
ECRI Institute’s Health Devices engineering team recently completed an evaluation of wearable and noncontact continuous vital signs monitoring systems – devices that can facilita... Read more
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