publication . Bachelor thesis . 2015

Smart pill dispenser for dependent people

Juan Grau, Guillermo de;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Sep 2015
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
Many medical errors are due to the fact that people in charge of patient or elder’s medication have to deal with sorting huge amounts of pills each day. This paper consists on the conception, design and creation of a pillbox prototype intended to solve this deficiency in the medical area as it has the ability of sorting out the pills by itself as well as many other advanced features, with this device being intended to be used by hospitals or retirement homes. For the design of this device open-source based technologies will be used when possible including 3D design software and software IDE, and the prototype will be created using 3D printed plastic parts. Ingen...
Subjects
free text keywords: Pill dispensers, Applications development, Industrial design, Telecomunicaciones
Related Organizations
32 references, page 1 of 3

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[3]Candy Sagon, Too Many Pills: Are We Over-Medicated As We Age?, AARP, Apr.25, 2012, (Retrieved Sep. 25, 2015 from http://blog.aarp.org/2012/04/25/too-many-pills-are-weovermedicated-as-we-age/).

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[20] M. E. Molina Corchado Enmedio, “Envase para pastillas”, Nº pub.: 1 044 714, Nº sol. : U 009902981, (Retrieved Sep. 25, 2015 from http://www.oepm.es/pdf/ES/0000/000/01/04/47/ES-1044714_U.pdf).

[21] J. Pérez Adsuar, “Pastillero”, Nº pub.: 1 068 942, Nº sol. : U 200802049, (Retrieved Sep. 25, 2015 from http://www.oepm.es/pdf/ES/0000/000/01/06/89/ES-1068942_U.pdf).

[22] GRAFIA, S.A, M. Fernández Alonso, “Pastillero avisador”, Nº pub.: 1 064 960, Nº sol. : U 200700451, (Retrieved Sep. 25, 2015 from http://www.oepm.es/pdf/ES/0000/000/01/06/49/ES-1064960_U.pdf).

[23] TechTarget, Bluetooth Definition, Nov. 2006, (Retrieved Sep. 25, 2015 from http://searchmobilecomputing.techtarget.com/definition/Bluetooth).

32 references, page 1 of 3
Abstract
Many medical errors are due to the fact that people in charge of patient or elder’s medication have to deal with sorting huge amounts of pills each day. This paper consists on the conception, design and creation of a pillbox prototype intended to solve this deficiency in the medical area as it has the ability of sorting out the pills by itself as well as many other advanced features, with this device being intended to be used by hospitals or retirement homes. For the design of this device open-source based technologies will be used when possible including 3D design software and software IDE, and the prototype will be created using 3D printed plastic parts. Ingen...
Subjects
free text keywords: Pill dispensers, Applications development, Industrial design, Telecomunicaciones
Related Organizations
32 references, page 1 of 3

[1] Christina Caron, Nurse Gives Patient Paralytic Instead of Antacid, ABCNews, Nov. 21, 2011 (Retrieved Sep. 25, 2015 from http://abcnews.go.com/Health/nurse-patient-paralyticantacid/story?id=14997244 , Last accessed: 25/09/2015).

[3]Candy Sagon, Too Many Pills: Are We Over-Medicated As We Age?, AARP, Apr.25, 2012, (Retrieved Sep. 25, 2015 from http://blog.aarp.org/2012/04/25/too-many-pills-are-weovermedicated-as-we-age/).

[4]Sabriya Rice, Are you taking too many meds?, CNN, May 31, 2011, (Retrieved Sep. 25, 2015 from http://edition.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/05/31/med.nation.too.many.meds/).

[6] Adhere Tech, (Last accessed Sep. 25, 2015 in http://adheretech.com/).

[7] iMediPac, (Last accessed Sep. 25, 2015 in https://en.medissimo.fr/en/imedipac/).

[8] TinyLogics, (Last accessed Sep. 25, 2015 in http://tinylogics.com/).

[9] My-Ubox, (Last accessed Sep. 25, 2015 in http://my-ubox.com/).

[10] GlowCaps, (Last accessed Sep. 25, 2015 in http://www.glowcaps.com/).

[11] MedMinder, (Last accessed Sep. 25, 2015 in http://www.medminder.com/).

[12] ePill, (Last accessed Sep. 25, 2015 in http://www.epill.com/).

[13] Phillips Medication Dispenser, (Last accessed Sep. 25, 2015 in http://www.managemypills.com/content/).

[20] M. E. Molina Corchado Enmedio, “Envase para pastillas”, Nº pub.: 1 044 714, Nº sol. : U 009902981, (Retrieved Sep. 25, 2015 from http://www.oepm.es/pdf/ES/0000/000/01/04/47/ES-1044714_U.pdf).

[21] J. Pérez Adsuar, “Pastillero”, Nº pub.: 1 068 942, Nº sol. : U 200802049, (Retrieved Sep. 25, 2015 from http://www.oepm.es/pdf/ES/0000/000/01/06/89/ES-1068942_U.pdf).

[22] GRAFIA, S.A, M. Fernández Alonso, “Pastillero avisador”, Nº pub.: 1 064 960, Nº sol. : U 200700451, (Retrieved Sep. 25, 2015 from http://www.oepm.es/pdf/ES/0000/000/01/06/49/ES-1064960_U.pdf).

[23] TechTarget, Bluetooth Definition, Nov. 2006, (Retrieved Sep. 25, 2015 from http://searchmobilecomputing.techtarget.com/definition/Bluetooth).

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