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Patient Care

Image: Meditemi health robots can help detect COVID-19 symptoms (Photo courtesy of Meditemi)

Robotic Imaging Solution Detect Early COVID-19 Symptoms

An intelligent care robot provides a range of remote monitoring capabilities, including early detection of COVID-19 symptoms in under 10 seconds. More...
02 Jun 2020
Image: RFID tags embedded in diapers can alert when they are wet (Photo courtesy of MIT)

Smart Diapers Notify Caregivers when Soiled

 A new study describes how a diaper embedded with a moisture sensor and a passive radio frequency identification (RFID) tag can alert a caregiver when it becomes wet. More...
25 Feb 2020
Image: A robotic venipuncture device draws blood with high success rates (Photo courtesy of Rutgers)

Automated Venipuncture Device Facilitates Rapid Blood Draws

 A robotic venipuncture device can safely perform blood draws on peripheral forearm veins, according to a new study. More...
17 Feb 2020
Image: Rapid treatment of high potassium levels can save lives (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Rapid Correction of Hyperkalemia Halves ED Mortality

 A new study suggests that quickly correcting high potassium levels (hyperkalemia), in the emergency department (ED) significantly reduces patient mortality. More...
21 Jan 2020
Image: An accessibility app helps the disable control their phone with facial gestures (Photo courtesy of Swiftable)

Accessibility App Helps Parplegics Control Android Devices

 A touch-free app aids amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or spinal cord injury patients control their android devices using just head movement and facial gestures. More...
20 Jan 2020
Image: Illustration showing the architecture of TruST (Photo courtesy of Columbia Engineering)

Robotic Trainer Helps Paraplegics Sit More Stably

 A new study shows how a robotic device can assist and train people with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) to sit more stably by improving their trunk control. More...
13 Jan 2020
Image: The Curasis submental swallowing sensor (Photo courtesy of Purdue University)

Wearable Monitor Identifies Swallowing Disorders

 A flexible submental sensor patch with remote monitoring capabilities helps in the management of oropharyngeal swallowing disorders. More...
01 Jan 2020

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