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Shonit Nair Sharma, Devrina Chidambaram, Gianna Mizzi, Daniel Rosen, Kristin Slaughter, Holly Golecki
Proc. ASME. DMD2021, 2021 Design of Medical Devices Conference, V001T04A006, April 12–15, 2021
Paper No: DMD2021-1048
...Abstract Abstract As a preemptive response to the widespread need for respiratory medical devices developing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we propose a low-cost incentive spirometer for respiratory rehabilitation in patients with reduced lung function. An incentive spirometer...
Proc. ASME. DMD2021, 2021 Design of Medical Devices Conference, V001T07A001, April 12–15, 2021
Paper No: DMD2021-1055
...Abstract Abstract Robot-based, assist-as-needed (AAN) therapeutic devices are one solution to the high costs and increased demand for rehabilitative therapy. Three decades of work have improved the design of robot-based AAN devices; however, the role that humans play in successful AAN...
Proc. ASME. DMD2020, 2020 Design of Medical Devices Conference, V001T03A003, April 6–9, 2020
Paper No: DMD2020-9058
..., constant force spring, rehabilitation, gait assistance, treadmill INTRODUCTION Those most commonly affected by gait disorders are the elderly, with about 10% struggling from ages 60-69 and more than 60% of people affected aged 80 years and older . In addition to age, neurological and trauma-related...
Proc. ASME. DMD2020, 2020 Design of Medical Devices Conference, V001T03A005, April 6–9, 2020
Paper No: DMD2020-9063
... with respect to the number of cylinders and the pressure drop across the transmission is assessed. The torque loss caused by the pressure drop is 5 percent using a proper conduit geometry. Keywords: Hydraulic transmission, Rehabilitation, Body- powered wearable robot. INTRODUCTION A body-powered wearable robot...