Searched for: subject:"Pressure%5C+ulcer"
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Mampaey, Yanick (author)
Background: Pressure ulcers are skin and soft tissue wounds that lead to severe patient suffering and considerable financial burden, with the yearly treatment cost estimated at 1.25 billion euro in the Netherlands alone. Research findings suggest posture classification in bed as a promising tool for pressure ulcer prevention, however currently...
master thesis 2019
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Koeten, Vincent (author)
Current hospital protocols dictate patients be turned at least every three hours in the effort of preventing pressure ulcers. To reduce the workload of nurses, Momo Medical has created an embedded sensing device to track the patient's posture and notify nurses when it is time to turn them. The challenge presented and the focus of this thesis is...
master thesis 2018
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Smit, Jasper (author), Tijhuis, Job (author)
Pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores, are wounds that form when a person sits or lays in the same
posture for an extended period of time. Continued pressure being applied to the same spot causes
the skin to decay, possibly continuing into underlaying tissue if the wounds are not treated. A common
and proven practice to prevent...
bachelor thesis 2018
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Langereis, Jordy (author), Veldhuijzen, Duco (author)
Pressure ulcers develop when skin is subjected to a mechanical load over time, resulting in tissue damage. Within a wide range of patients, pressure ulcers occur, often accompanied by severe pain.
This is resulting in a prolonged hospital stay. The company Momo Medical is developing a sensor plate
with the goal of preventing pressure...
bachelor thesis 2018
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Kok, Wim (author), Hoogland, Andy (author)
Problem Definition
This bachelor final project was an assignment given by the start up Momo Medical named: "Improving health care with technology". This project was to use their existing technology and ideas to create a system to prevent pressure ulcers. Pressure ulcer are the medical condition that happens when a patient is left too long in...
bachelor thesis 2017
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Brinkhorst, Douwe (author), Liesker, Bas (author)
The founders of Momo Medical envisioned a health care product that would help nurses worldwide with pressure ulcer prevention. Pressure ulcers are a chronic wound that affects the skin of patients who do not regularly change bed posture. As it currently stands, nurses lack the manpower and time to change the postureof patients in a timely manor....
bachelor thesis 2017
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Bakker, Thomas (author), Eldering, Danny (author)
Pressure ulcers are wounds that arise when a person sits or lays in the same posture for an extended period of time. Starting from the skin and possibly continuing to the bone, tissue slowly decays when the pressure keeps being applied to the same spot. Prevention is the best method of treating the ulcers and it is done by regularly changing...
bachelor thesis 2017
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Jagt, T.Z. (author)
master thesis 2015
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Nedkov, A.B. (author)
Spinal boards are designed for the fixation and immobilization of patients. These spinal boards although are often the cause for pressure ulcer and hypothermia. Pressure ulcer is caused by prolonged pressure on the patients lying on the spinal board. Hypothermia is often caused by the prolonged exposure to a cold environment. The design consists...
master thesis 2012
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Chow, Y.F. (author)
A net suspension chair is designed for terminally-ill people in nursing homes that supports the transfers with a sliding sheet. The focus is on comfort and the efficiency of transfers to support the daily activities of the users. When the users are nearing their end-of-life, it becomes hard for them to move their bodies and the regular...
master thesis 2011
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