publication . Article . 2017

Brachial Plexus Blocker Prototype

Stéphanie Coelho Monteiro;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Aug 2017 Journal: Journal of Information Systems Engineering & Management, volume 2 (eissn: 2468-4376, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Veritas Publications LTD
Abstract
Although the area of surgical simulation has been the subject of study in recent years, it is still necessary to develop artificial experimental models with a perspective to dismiss the use of biological models. Since this makes the simulators more real, transferring the environment of the health professional to a physical or virtual reality, an anesthetic prototype has been developed, where the motor response is replicated when the brachial plexus is subjected to a proximal nervous stimulus. Using action-research techniques, with this simulator it was possible to validate that the human nerve response can be replicated, which will aid the training of health pro...
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free text keywords: anesthesia, simulation, brachial plexus blockade, Arduino, 3D print, Brachial plexus, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Arduino, Surgical simulation, business.industry, business, 3d print, Health professionals, Virtual reality, lcsh:Information technology, lcsh:T58.5-58.64
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