Organizations which provide an environment encouraging social interactions through group activities or individual relationships especially for the purpose of rehabilitating or supporting patients, individuals with common health problems, or the elderly. They include therapeutic social clubs.
Process that is gone through in order for a device to receive approval by a government regulatory agency. This includes any required preclinical or clinical testing, review, submission, and evaluation of the applications and test results, and post-marketing surveillance. It is not restricted to FDA.
Performance of activities or tasks traditionally performed by professional health care providers. The concept includes care of oneself or one's family and friends.
Methods of creating machines and devices.
A person's view of himself.
Contraceptive devices placed high in the uterine fundus.
Freedom of equipment from actual or potential hazards.
Removal of an implanted therapeutic or prosthetic device.
Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.
The normal lack of the ability to produce an immunological response to autologous (self) antigens. A breakdown of self tolerance leads to autoimmune diseases. The ability to recognize the difference between self and non-self is the prime function of the immune system.
A CATHETER-delivered implant used for closing abnormal holes in the cardiovascular system, especially HEART SEPTAL DEFECTS; or passageways intentionally made during cardiovascular surgical procedures.
Methods utilizing the principles of MICROFLUIDICS for sample handling, reagent mixing, and separation and detection of specific components in fluids.
Devices, not affixed to the body, designed to help persons having musculoskeletal or neuromuscular disabilities to perform activities involving movement.
Artificial substitutes for body parts, and materials inserted into tissue for functional, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. Prostheses can be functional, as in the case of artificial arms and legs, or cosmetic, as in the case of an artificial eye. Implants, all surgically inserted or grafted into the body, tend to be used therapeutically. IMPLANTS, EXPERIMENTAL is available for those used experimentally.
Products or parts of products used to detect, manipulate, or analyze light, such as LENSES, refractors, mirrors, filters, prisms, and OPTICAL FIBERS.
Intrauterine contraceptive devices that depend on the release of metallic copper.
Psychoanalytic theory focusing on interpretation of behavior in reference to self. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Terms, 1994) This elaboration of the psychoanalytic concepts of narcissism and the self, was developed by Heinz Kohut, and stresses the importance of the self-awareness of excessive needs for approval and self-gratification.
An armed intervention involving multi-national forces in the country of IRAQ.
The intentional infliction of physical or mental suffering upon an individual or individuals, including the torture of animals.
Hostile conflict between organized groups of people.
The ability to learn and to deal with new situations and to deal effectively with tasks involving abstractions.
Multinational coalition military operation initiated in October 2001 to counter terrorism and bring security to AFGHANISTAN in collaboration with Afghan forces.
A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Endoscopic surgical procedures performed with visualization via video transmission. When real-time video is combined interactively with prior CT scans or MRI images, this is called image-guided surgery (see SURGERY, COMPUTER-ASSISTED).
The contribution to barometric PRESSURE of gaseous substance in equilibrium with its solid or liquid phase.
A group of pathological conditions characterized by sudden, non-convulsive loss of neurological function due to BRAIN ISCHEMIA or INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES. Stroke is classified by the type of tissue NECROSIS, such as the anatomic location, vasculature involved, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. non-hemorrhagic nature. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810)
Means or process of supplying water (as for a community) usually including reservoirs, tunnels, and pipelines and often the watershed from which the water is ultimately drawn. (Webster, 3d ed)
A plant family of the order Nepenthales.
Water containing no significant amounts of salts, such as water from RIVERS and LAKES.
The bestowing of tangible or intangible benefits, voluntarily and usually without expectation of anything in return. However, gift giving may be motivated by feelings of ALTRUISM or gratitude, by a sense of obligation, or by the hope of receiving something in return.
A situation in which an individual might benefit personally from official or professional actions. It includes a conflict between a person's private interests and official responsibilities in a position of trust. The term is not restricted to government officials. The concept refers both to actual conflict of interest and the appearance or perception of conflict.
Systematic statements of principles or rules of appropriate professional conduct, usually established by professional societies.
Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.
Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.
The aggregate business enterprise of agriculture, manufacture, and distribution related to tobacco and tobacco-derived products.
A condition characterized by recurrent episodes of daytime somnolence and lapses in consciousness (microsomnias) that may be associated with automatic behaviors and AMNESIA. CATAPLEXY; SLEEP PARALYSIS, and hypnagogic HALLUCINATIONS frequently accompany narcolepsy. The pathophysiology of this disorder includes sleep-onset rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, which normally follows stage III or IV sleep. (From Neurology 1998 Feb;50(2 Suppl 1):S2-S7)
A readily reversible suspension of sensorimotor interaction with the environment, usually associated with recumbency and immobility.
A condition characterized by transient weakness or paralysis of somatic musculature triggered by an emotional stimulus or physical exertion. Cataplexy is frequently associated with NARCOLEPSY. During a cataplectic attack, there is a marked reduction in muscle tone similar to the normal physiologic hypotonia that accompanies rapid eye movement sleep (SLEEP, REM). (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p396)
A stage of sleep characterized by rapid movements of the eye and low voltage fast pattern EEG. It is usually associated with dreaming.
Conditions characterized by disturbances of usual sleep patterns or behaviors. Sleep disorders may be divided into three major categories: DYSSOMNIAS (i.e. disorders characterized by insomnia or hypersomnia), PARASOMNIAS (abnormal sleep behaviors), and sleep disorders secondary to medical or psychiatric disorders. (From Thorpy, Sleep Disorders Medicine, 1994, p187)
Computer programs or software installed on mobile electronic devices which support a wide range of functions and uses which include television, telephone, video, music, word processing, and Internet service.
Simultaneous and continuous monitoring of several parameters during sleep to study normal and abnormal sleep. The study includes monitoring of brain waves, to assess sleep stages, and other physiological variables such as breathing, eye movements, and blood oxygen levels which exhibit a disrupted pattern with sleep disturbances.
Extraction of the fetus by means of obstetrical instruments.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Activities associated with the disposition of the dead. It excludes cultural practices such as funeral rites.
A medical-surgical specialty concerned with management and care of women during pregnancy, parturition, and the puerperium.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.

The effect of walking aids on exercise capacity and oxygenation in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (1/212)

BACKGROUND: high walking frames may improve exercise capacity in young patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We have assessed the effect of Zimmer, rollator and gutter frames on 6-min walking distance and on arterial oxygenation during exercise in elderly patients with COPD. METHODS: 27 out-patients (15 men) aged 70-82 (mean 75) years were recruited. Exclusions comprised: COPD exacerbation or oral steroid use within 6 weeks, confusional state, participation in a pulmonary rehabilitation programme and exercise limitation by other diseases. Subjects completed 6-min walk tests unaided and with the three frames on four separate days in random order 30 min after nebulized salbutamol (5 mg) and ipratropium (0.5 mg) and were accompanied by an investigator blinded to results of all other walk tests undertaken. Oxygen saturation (SaO2) was monitored by finger probe during exercise. Grouped t-tests were used to compare distances and reductions in SaO2. RESULTS: Unaided, the mean (SEM) 6-min walk distance was 210 (16) m and fall in oxygen saturation was 6.0 (1.1)%. Use of a rollator frame did not significantly affect either of these values. Using the Zimmer frame reduced the mean distance to 165 (13) m (t=5.2, P < 0.001 vs unaided walk) with an SaO2 fall similar to that recorded during the unaided walk. Using the gutter frame increased the mean distance to 234 (150) m (t=3. 1, P=0.004 vs unaided walk) and reduced the fall in SaO2 to 3.7 (0.8)% (t=2.3, P=0.03 vs unaided walk). CONCLUSIONS: gutter frames improve exercise capacity and SaO2 during exercise in elderly COPD patients who remain symptomatic on optimal therapy, whereas unwheeled Zimmer frames have a deleterious effect in such patients.  (+info)

Comparison of two self-help smoking cessation booklets. (2/212)

OBJECTIVE: To compare two self-help smoking cessation booklets distributed to callers to a Quitline telephone service in Queensland (Australia). DESIGN: Callers were randomised to receive either a structured 14-day quit programme (Time to quit) or another booklet and described four broad stages of quitting (Can quit). Approximately one month later, these callers were interviewed by telephone. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Self-reported smoking status at one month and recent quit attempts together with process measures. RESULTS: Altogether, 521 callers (78.3%) were interviewed. They were heavier smokers when compared with all Queensland smokers: on average they had smoked for more than 15 years, smoked nearly 25 cigarettes per day, and almost two-thirds had attempted to quit smoking in the past year. In each group, significant proportions either did not begin to use the booklet (50.5-56.0%), or did not complete its use (77.4-82.3%). There were no differences in the self-reported quit rates at one month (17.0% vs 16.1%; p = 0.93). In an ordinal regression modelling procedure involving age, sex, number of recent quit attempts, number of cigarettes smoked per day, smoking status of partner, number of five closest friends who smoke, education, and booklet received, only the number of cigarettes smoked per day was significantly related to smoking status at one month. CONCLUSIONS: Callers to telephone Quit-line services are typically heavier smokers than the general smoking population, and simple strategies, such as self-help booklets, appear to achieve relatively high success. Nevertheless, there is potential to improve the effectiveness of these materials by making a range of materials available and encouraging callers to make a serious attempt to quit smoking.  (+info)

How well do we care for patients with end stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)? A comparison of palliative care and quality of life in COPD and lung cancer. (3/212)

BACKGROUND: Patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have a poor quality of life and limited life expectancy. This study examined whether these patients were relatively disadvantaged in terms of medical and social care compared with a group with inoperable lung cancer. METHODS: An open two group comparison was made of 50 patients with severe COPD (forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV(1)) <0.75 l and at least one admission for hypercapnic respiratory failure) and 50 patients with unresectable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). A multi-method design was used involving standardised quality of life tools, semi-structured interviews, and review of documentation. RESULTS: The patients with COPD had significantly worse activities of daily living and physical, social, and emotional functioning than the patients with NSCLC (p<0.05). The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) scores suggested that 90% of patients with COPD suffered clinically relevant anxiety or depression compared with 52% of patients with NSCLC. Patients were generally satisfied with the medical care received, but only 4% in each group were formally assessed or treated for mental health problems. With regard to social support, the main difference between the groups was that, while 30% of patients with NSCLC received help from specialist palliative care services, none of the patients with COPD had access to a similar system of specialist care. Finally, patients in both groups reported a lack of information from professionals regarding diagnosis, prognosis and social support, although patients' information needs were disparate and often conflicting. CONCLUSION: This study suggests that patients with end stage COPD have significantly impaired quality of life and emotional well being which may not be as well met as those of patients with lung cancer, nor do they receive holistic care appropriate to their needs.  (+info)

HFs/ergonomics of assistive technology. (4/212)

An assistive device is designed to accommodate the special needs of disability that can help people with physical, mental or cognitive challenges go through their day-to-day activities with less difficulty. An assistive device usually provide alternatives to functional limitations imposed by the client's disorder, and thereby minimising rehabilitation costs. It is therefore important to know about how assistive technology will function in all the possible aspects of such disabilities and impairements. When designing a technical device, particularly in conjunction with the target user group, ergonomic issues are therefore important to find out the extent to which an assistive device is convenient or not, and to check the quality performance of assistive technology. Since the question of the match or mismatch of an assistive device and a disabled person requires much attention, it is therefore suggested that paying attention on how an assistive device be ergonomically designed and developed is important. Ergonomic applications are to be applied for increasing motivation of prospective customers through innovative performance of AT. The authors believe that there are opportunities in ergonomic applications to manufacture an assistive device as unique, cost saving, and allows less exertation and reduces energy consumption when it is used. Hence this paper highlights human factors and/or ergonomics consideration in the process of design and development of assistive devices synchronising with gerontechnological research and development aiming to emphasise user's requirement.  (+info)

Non discrimination on the basis of disability in air travel. Final rule. (5/212)

The Department of Transportation (DOT or Department) is amending its rules implementing the Air Carrier Access Act of 1986 (ACAA) and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to require airports and air carriers to provide boarding assistance to individuals with disabilities by using ramps, mechanical lifts, or other suitable devices where level-entry boarding by loading bridge or mobile lounge is not available on any aircraft with a seating capacity of 31 or more passengers. This final rule parallels the 1996 final rule for aircraft with a seating capacity of 19 through 30 passengers  (+info)

Effects of a standing aid on loads on low back and legs during dishwashing. (6/212)

In order to prevent low back pain during dishwashing, we developed a standing aid for supporting the forward bending posture, and then evaluated the effects of the standing aid on decreasing load on the low back and legs. Eight female volunteers were asked to wash plates for 60 minutes in each of three working postures: (a) without the standing aid, (b) with the standing aid under the thighs, and (c) with the standing aid under the shins. The following were measured: electromyogram (EMG), electrocardiogram (ECG), the force applied to the standing aid, the ground reaction force, the bending angle of the trunk, the bending angle of the knee, and local discomfort in body regions. While using the standing aid under the shins, the muscle load decreased in the low back and legs. While using the standing aid under the thighs, the muscle loads decreased in the low back but increased in the legs. It was suggested that the standing aid under the shins was more effective in decreasing the load on the low back and legs than the standing aid under the thighs.  (+info)

Individually fitted sports shoes for overuse injuries among newspaper carriers. (7/212)

OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was to determine the effectiveness of new, individually fitted sports shoes against overuse injuries to the lower limb among newspaper carriers. METHODS: Patients (N = 176) with lower-limb overuse injuries were randomly assigned to use new, individually adjusted footwear with good shock absorbing properties (test group = 86) or the subjects' own, used footwear (control group = 90). The main outcome measurements were lower-limb pain intensity during walking, as rated on a visual analogue scale (0-100), number of painful days, subjective assessment of global improvement, foot fatigue, number of hyperkeratotic skin lesions and diagnosed overuse injuries, and costs of foot care as compared between the treatment groups. RESULTS: At the 6-month follow-up there was a difference in favor of the test group with respect to lower-limb pain intensity and number of painful days, when compared with the control group. At 1 year, 53% and 33% of the test and control groups, respectively, thought they were better than at the time of the baseline examination (number needed to treat being 5 between the test and control groups). The test subjects had less foot fatigue and fewer hyperkeratotic skin lesions. There was no difference in the number of diagnosed overuse injuries between the groups. During the year of follow-up, the all-inclusive mean costs of foot care were USD 70 and USD 158 in the test and control groups, respectively. CONCLUSIONS: Individually adjusted shock-absorbing shoes offer slight health benefits for lower-limb overuse injuries. Proper shoes may decrease the need to use health care resources.  (+info)

The effects of a contoured foam seat on postural alignment and upper-extremity function in infants with neuromotor impairments. (8/212)

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Physical therapists and occupational therapists frequently use adaptive seating devices to improve stability in sitting for children with neuromotor impairments. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a contoured foam seat (CFS) on postural alignment and on the ability of infants with neuromotor impairments to engage with toys. Parental perceptions regarding the use and effects of the CFS also were assessed via semistructured interviews. SUBJECTS: Subjects were 4 infants, ages 9 to 18 months, who were unable to sit independently. METHOD: A time-series, alternating-treatments design was used, with data collected under 3 conditions: (1) a regular highchair, (2) a regular highchair with a thin foam liner, and (3) a CFS used as an insert in a regular highchair. The primary dependent measures were postural alignment and engagement with toys. Engagement with toys was defined as percentage of intervals with 2 hands on a toy and percentage of intervals with no hands on a highchair tray and 1 or 2 hands on a toy. RESULTS: Results showed a sustained effect of the CFS on improving postural alignment for all subjects. Effects of the CFS on increasing the number of intervals of bimanual play were not demonstrated for any subjects, although some improvement in the infant's ability to free the arms from support was observed for 2 subjects. Mothers reported acceptability of the CFS for everyday use and described benefits for themselves and their infants. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION: The results support the use of a CFS for improving postural alignment. Future research on adaptive seating should focus on interventions and outcomes that help children participate in functional activities relevant to them and their families.  (+info)

According to IDEA, assistive technology is any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of children with disabilities. The term does not include a medical device that is surgically implanted, or the replacement of such device. (Authority 20 U.S.C. 1401(1)) Although IDEA uses the term device, it is important to recognize that assistive technology devices required by students with disabilities can be any tool including hardware and software as well as stand-alone devices. Assistive technology also includes services that may include: an evaluation of the students need for assistive technology; training of the student, family members or staff on how to use the assistive technology; technical assistance about its operation or use; modification or customization of the assistive technology and other supports to the school staff that may be needed for the ...
According to the latest report published by Credence Research, Inc. Disabled and Elderly Assistive Technologies: Market Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Analysis, 2016-2022, the disabled and elderly assistive technologies market was valued at USD 17,012.9 Mn in 2015 and is expected to reach USD 27,270.6 Mn by 2022, with the market progressing at a CAGR 7.0%from 2016-2022.. Browse the full report Disabled and Elderly Assistive Technologies: Market Growth, Future Prospects and Competitive Analysis, 2016-2022 at http://www.credenceresearch.com/report/disabled-and-elderly-assistive-technologies-market. Market Insights Assistive technologies are designed to provide additional accessibility to individuals with physical or cognitive difficulties, impairments, and disabilities. The disabled & elderly assistive technologies market comprises of various products such as mobility assistance, assistive furniture, bathroom safety and assistive products, communication aids, incontinence and ostomy ...
Little research on assistive technologies for families of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has investigated the long-term impact, after the assistive technology is returned to the researchers. In this paper, we report the outcomes of a follow-up study, conducted four-weeks after a field study of 13 children with ADHD and their families who used an assistive technology designed to help establish and change family practices. We show that some of the positive effects on parent frustration level and conflict level around morning and bedtime routines that we observed in the first phase of the study, continued even after the study period, when the technology was no longer available. We furthermore present insights into family practices in families of children with ADHD and how these could lead to unexpected challenges and implications related to the adoption, use, and outcome of the assistive technology ...
Humidity Sensor suits aircraft environmental control systems. - Apr 14, 2014 - AMETEK Aerospace Defense, Sensors Fluid Management
An aircraft environmental control system includes a catalytic converter having ozone-destroying capability. A surface of the catalytic converter is anodized to form an anodized layer, and the metal oxide layer is washcoated to form a washcoat layer. An ozone destroying catalyst is impregnated in the anodized and washcoat layers. The catalyst may include one or more metals. For example, a bimetallic catalyst may include a precious metal and a transition metal.
Assistive technology devices, when working appropriately and provided through excellent services, equalize the function between people who have impairments and those who do not. The focus of my current work relates to the measurement of assistive technology and universal design outcomes. Obtaining good, reliable and valid outcome data to measure the effects of assistive technology and universal design have proved to be a significant challenge. It is also essential that we successfully find a method to measure the impact of our interventions ...
Assistive Trousers Drive Innovation in the Robotic Technology Landscape. Technological innovations in the robotic rehabilitation and assistive technologies landscape are offering people a second look at overcoming disability challenges. Modern technology in robotics is not only making the lives of disabled and elderly patients easier, but also improving their body functionalities.. The robotic rehabilitation and assistive technologies market is driven by well-designed technology to develop care and companionship robots and assistive speech technology systems. Thus, stakeholders are conducting research & development to identify how assistive robots can effectively help disabled patients, and are working closely to design novel assistive robot technologies that solve the challenges of disabled individuals.. Likewise, stakeholders are developing robotic trousers that restore normal walking in disabled patients. These robotic trousers are developed by combining soft artificial muscles with electric ...
Deadline for applications: 30th June 2016. ASSISTID is a €9M EU Marie Curie COFUND research programme which is funded by the charity RESPECT and the EU for 5 years from 2014-2019 and coordinated by the DOCTRID Research Institute. ASSISTID will fund up to 40 researchers to carry out individual projects in Intellectual Disability and/or Autism, examining how Assistive Technologies can improve quality of life and inclusion. Researchers will be based in universities, industry partners and ID service providers throughout Ireland, the UK, the USA and other countries.. Become an EU Marie Sklowdowska-Curie researcher and join an international multidisciplinary research network in intellectual disability, autism and assistive technology. Applicants welcome from a range of disciplines including psychologists, engineers, rehabilitation counsellors, special educators, computer scientists. Projects can focus on topics including AT assessment, development, new methods of AT provision, AT for education, ...
State-of-the-Art Assistive Technology for People with Dementia: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4422-9.ch085: The work is motivated by the expanding demand and limited supply of long-term personal care for People with Dementia (PwD), and assistive technology as an
Through generous donations Arc of Illinois has an Assistive Technology Fund that will fund, or partially fund, the purchase of assistive technology for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
Local school district and building teams address assistive technology concerns and decision-making for their students and classrooms. Contact your Special Education Department to discuss consultation. Kent ISD provides consultation to school teams, as a follow-up to the local process, when additional information is required. Find more information about Kent ISDs Assistive Technology Decision Making Process and Resources Contact Kent ISD consultants for additional support:. ...
Computer Access Kit provides access to technology for people with disabilities. These assistive technology devices are designed to make computer use easier for people with physical disabilities.
What are assistive devices? And who needs them?. Assistive devices help people carry out their daily activities more easily and safely. They are used primarily by persons with disabilities, the elderly, or patients who have difficulty taking care of themselves due to illness or injury. Examples include wheelchairs, walking aids, and electric beds. Such devices can alleviate the effects of disabilities and make a caregivers job easier.. An assistive device is easy to obtain if one is staying in a medical or nursing facility, but what about those who need such equipment after being discharged from such a facility? An oxygen concentrator or electric bed can cost tens of thousands of Taiwanese dollars (one U.S. dollar is about 30 Taiwanese dollars). A wheelchair is not cheap either. Taking care of seriously ill family members is already emotionally and physically demanding enough-the added financial burden from having to purchase assistive equipment just contributes to the stress of family members, ...
Assistive technology is an umbrella term that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities
Dr. Stephen Hawking has ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) and has relied on assistive technology. Researchers from Intel Labs collaborated with Hawking on a new solution called ACAT (Assistive Conte
A facility environmental control (FEC) system is disclosed that communicates using an open network management protocol such as the simple network management protocol (SNMP). The FEC system includes a first plurality of FEC devices operable to obtain data concerning the environment of a facility and a second plurality of FEC devices operable to receive command signals and perform operations that affect the environment of the facility in accordance with the received command signals. The system further includes a control system operably connected to the first and second plurality of FEC devices, and a control system agent operably connected to the control system. In general, the control system receives data from the first plurality of FEC devices and provides command signals to the second plurality of FEC devices. The control system agent is preferably operable to receive and send SNMP messages to a management node, wherein said SNMP messages include information concerning the operation of the control
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Assistive technology devices and services can solve everyday problems for people with memory loss, traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities and attention limitations. We are here to help individuals discover which assistive technology solutions might ease their difficulty in cognitive areas for work, school, and home. We can help individuals with learning, cognition, and developmental disabilities improve their day-to-day interactions with the aid of assistive technology such as:. ...
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USA TechGuide - A Web Guide to wheelchair and assistive technology choices, wheelchair views and reviews, and related information and articles. A United Spinal Association site.
Alisa Brownlee explains how to write an outcome measure during the Fundamentals Course in Ethiopia.. Weisman and Brownlee spent several days in Ethiopia, during which they taught the full Fundamentals Course, which covers topics including service delivery, seating, access, mobility, AAC devices, and EADLs. They were greatly assisted by local coordinator Demelash Bekele, who helped with everything from finding a place to hold the course to recruiting the students.. While the language barrier could be challenging, the instructors say they found it rewarding. I really did enjoy the students, says Weisman. They were very enthusiastic about learning the material and appeared to be very passionate about providing assistive technology services to their clients and patients.. Both instructors say the experience taught them something, too.. We learned quite a bit about the challenges [Ethiopian technicians] have in providing these devices and services, says Weisman. These challenges include ...
Teresa Goddard, Lead Consultant, Job Accommodation Network (JAN). The Transition and Workplace Accessibility Strand focuses on technological and situation-based strategies for transitioning students and entry-level professionals to employment. Transitioning from secondary and post-secondary education to work often requires the successful use of assistive technologies in order to maximize access to career exploration experiences such as internships, cooperatives, and apprenticeships. Transitioning also requires an understanding of employer-based accommodation processes and technologies. Situation-based strategies matched to these processes and technologies, including innovative employment models, enable and empower young people with disabilities to not only find employment opportunities, but also to sustain employment for the long term.. Presentation proposals should be submitted from transition coordinators, transition specialists, transition teachers, speech therapists, physical therapists, ...
Find out about the devices and tools that can make your life easier. Assistive technology can be any device, software or piece of equipment that enables you to maintain or increase functional capabilities when living with sight loss.
TY - GEN. T1 - Application of Invisible Playground Theory to Assistive Technology Design for Motivating Exercise Within Activities of Daily Living. AU - Chaponneau, Geoffrey. AU - Holmes, Dominic. AU - Charles, DK. AU - McClean, S. AU - Morrow, PJ. AU - McDonough, SM. N1 - Reference text: Batchelor, F. A., Hill, K. D., MacKintosh, S. F., Said, C. M., & Whitehead, C. H. (2012). Effects of a multifactorial falls prevention program for people with stroke returning home after rehabilitation: A randomized controlled trial. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 93(9), 1648-1655. Bateni, H. (2012). Changes in balance in older adults based on use of physical therapy vs the Wii Fit gaming system: A preliminary study. Physiotherapy (United Kingdom), 98(3), 211-216. Brunnberg, L., Juhlin, O., & Gustafsson, A. (2009). Games for passengers: accounting for motion in location-based applications. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Foundations of Digital Games, 12, 26-33. ...
Discover our full range of assistive technology to help individuals with motor and speech impairments to communicate. Browse and shop top rated AAC devices, software and accessories.
Discover our full range of assistive technology to help individuals with motor and speech impairments to communicate. Browse and shop top rated AAC devices, software and accessories.
Discover our full range of assistive technology to help individuals with motor and speech impairments to communicate. Browse and shop top rated AAC devices, software and accessories.
Knowing when to disclose to potential employers your disability and need for assistive technologies can be tricky. AAASs Stern recommends that scientists on the job market present their technology needs early in the hiring process -- not in the initial application, perhaps, but before arriving for an interview. Describe your needs tactfully but matter-of-factly. You wouldnt say, Would you get this software for me? You would say, This is the software that I use, and this is why I use it. . Once a potential employer knows about your disability, be prepared to answer the question that prospective employers are likely wondering about, even if they know enough not to ask: How can you do this job?. Summers-Gates favors directness. Ive said, I bet youre wondering how I do the following [tasks], she says. It brings the level of anxiety down in the room and opens the channels of communication. If you project confidence, you can allay whatever misgivings people are having. Her goal, she ...
b) On a case-by-case basis, the use of school-purchased assistive technology devices in a childs home or in other settings is required if the childs IEP Team determines that the child needs access to those devices in order to receive FAPE.. An important consideration of the IDEA 1997 regulations indicated that every child must be considered for assistive technology as part of the development of the IEP.. (a) Development of IEP-(1) General. In developing each childs IEP, the IEP Team must consider-. (v) Consider whether the child needs assistive technology devices and services.. This section provides resources to facilitate the Assistive Technology decision-making process. Additional video resources may be found in the Online Classroom section under AT Decision Making.. http://idea.ed.gov/. ...
Read CMAs list of 8 highly-effective and innovative assistive technologies driving accessibility for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Assistive Technology research aims to restore human function and/or enable independence for older people, the disabled and those with long-term conditions. Musculoskeletal Biomechanics is the study of forces and their effects on the musculoskeletal system.
The overall aim of this study was to study costs and effects of an assistive technology intervention that included assistive technology, support and strategies for persons with dementia and their relatives. Further, the aim was to study the quality of the intervention process and how it was perceived by the participants in the project.. This assessment study was performed within a project called Technology and Dementia - development work, create methods and increase competence. This project was coordinated by the Swedish Institute of Assistive Technology in collaboration with the Alzheimer Society in Sweden and the Dementia Association and was funded by the Swedish Inheritance Fund, Linköping University and the County Council of Östergötland. Two national resource centres were appointed within the project. These developed the assistive technology intervention.. The study was designed as a pre/post study. Data was collected at three different occasions of measurement: baseline, first ...
National Disability Institute, Spring Bank and Bronx Independent Living Services launch Assistive Technology Loan Program in New York
A weekly podcast keeping you up to date on the latest developments in the world of assistive technology for people with disabilities. Produced by the INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads in Indiana.
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The 2017 AAATE congress is a 5-day event about Assistive Technologies and will take place from 11-15th September 2017. The main conference will be from 13-14th September and up to […]. ...
This study involves three phases. The first phase examines the technical feasibility of the study to see how well the technology systems work. This is done using healthy participants and only a small number of participants who have had a stroke. This phase involves one to three one hour sessions that require participants to do a number of tasks such as reaching or grasping with the help of assisted devices. The second phase of this study aims to verify the cortical (a part of the brain) changes. This involves both healthy participants and a small number of participants who have had a stroke carry out tasks using a BCI to trigger the action of assistive devices or robots. This involves one to three one hour sessions. The final phase is the evaluation and it involves only participants who have had a stroke. Participants are randomly allocated to one of two groups. Those in the first group attend 12 treatment sessions that requires them to use BCI and assistive devices to help them perform tasks ...
[160 Pages] Global Elderly And Disabled Assistive Devices Market was valued at US$ 16,141.4 million in 2018. Elderly and Disabled Assistive Devices Market by Device Type, and by End User Outlook 2019 - 2027
Federal law defines assistive technology as ...any item, piece of equipment or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of children with disabilities. In the school setting, assistive technology includes specialized devices and software for learning and for addressing students educational needs, as defined by their IEP goals: accessing the curriculum, verbal and written communication, computer access, and environmental control. Many students, for example, might benefit from technology such as a laptop. However, a laptop would be considered assistive technology only if it enabled the student to access specific software (across multiple settings) which addressed a particular educational need/goal on the IEP. * ...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minnesota - January 2018 - The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Network of Consumer Hearing Assistive Technology Trainers (N-CHATT) received a generous donation from Harris Communications and several leading assistive...EDEN PRAIRIE, Minnesota - January 2018 - The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) Network of Consumer Hearing Assistive Technology Trainers (N-CHATT) received a generous donation from Harris Communications and several leading assistive technology manufacturers. Each N-CHATT trainer will receive a kit that includes a ClearSounds CLA7v2 Amplified Power Neckloop accessory for cellphones, ClearSounds Quattro 4.0 LITE adaptive Bluetooth neckloop system, Geemarc CL7350 amplified … Read More > ...
REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today opened the Inclusive Innovation Showroom, a new facility designed to demonstrate how accessibility features in Microsoft products and assistive technology solutions developed by Microsoft partners can make it easier for anyone to see, hear and use a computer at work or at home. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Spearheaded by the Microsoft Accessibility Business Unit (ABU), the Inclusive Innovation Showroom uses real-world scenarios to illustrate how people of all abilities -- including those with vision, mobility, learning and hearing impairments -- can use accessible and assistive technology to customize their computing experience according to their own preferences and needs. Theres such a tremendous need for assistive technology (AT) to meet the needs of those with disabilities, and our partners play a critical role in helping create solutions that are practical and easy to use, said Daniel ...
The Association of Blind Citizens has established the Assistive Technology Fund. The Assistive Technology Fund (ATF) will provide funds to cover 50%of the retail price of adaptive devices or software. The ABC board of directors believes that this program will allow blind and visually impaired individuals to access to technology products that will have a significant impact on improving employment opportunities, increase the level of independence and enhance their overall quality of life. The products covered by this program must retail for a minimum of $200 with a maximum retail price of $6,000. Persons eligible to apply for assistance must have a family income of less than $50,000 and cash assets of less than $20,000. Applications will be reviewed by the Assistive Technology Committee (ATC) and recommendations will be submitted for board approval. If applicants are selected to receive a technology grant, applicants will be asked to provide documents such as tax returns, bank statements and any ...
Blythedale Childrens Hospital has been a standout in special-needs healthcare and development since opening its doors in 1891. Now, with the launch of their Assistive Technology Program, the Valhalla institution is giving children some new and better technology, to help them integrate more effectively and live more independently than ever. According to Julie Knitter, the director of occupational therapy and assistive technology, the program is specialized to each childs needs and disability in order to help them reach their goals more fluidly.. It allows each child to be independent and move through their world while communicating with family, friends, and educators, Knitter says. They can engage in interactions with user technology, like cellphones or computers, to live more independent and fulfilling lives.. Five-year-old Jack Proenca of Yonkers is part of the Assistive Technology Program. Born with a very rare micro-deletion of chromosome 16, Jack received an iPad from the program, ...
The intent of this Success Criterion is to ensure that Assistive Technologies (AT) can gather information about, activate(or set) and keep up to date on the status of user interface controls in the content. When standard controls from accessible technologies are used, this process is straightforward. If the user interface elements are used according to specification the conditions of this provision will be met. (See examples of Success Criterion 4.1.2 below) If custom controls are created, however, or interface elements are programmed (in code or script) to have a different role and/or function than usual, then additional measures need to be taken to ensure that the controls provide important information to assistive technologies and allow themselves to be controlled by assistive technologies. A particularly important state of a user interface control is whether or not it has focus. The focus state of a control can be programmatically determined, and notifications about change of focus are sent ...
This describes a failure condition for text alternatives on images. If there is no alt attribute, then assistive technologies are not able to identify the image or to convey its purpose to the user.. Some Assistive Technology might attempt to compensate for the missing alt text by reading the file name of the image. But it is insufficient to rely simply on the file name for many reasons. For example, file names may not be descriptive (e.g., images/nav01.gif), and technology specifications do not require descriptive file names. Some assistive technology may not read the file name if alt text is absent. ...
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Manufacturers of devices may have their proprietary numbering system, for example CK722. Since devices are second-sourced, a ... The JEDEC EIA-370 transistor device numbers usually start with "2N", indicating a three-terminal device (dual-gate field-effect ... "Device For Controlling Electric Current". United States Patent and Trademark Office.. *^ a b "Twists and Turns in the ... p-n-p devices in one pack. So even when the original device (such as a 2N3904) may have been assigned by a standards authority ...
Police and military devices[edit]. Skeptic James Randi at a lecture at Rockefeller University, on October 10, 2008, holding an ... The ADE 651 is a device produced by ATSC (UK) and widely used by Iraqi police to detect explosives.[30] Many[30][31] have ... A number of devices resembling "high tech" dowsing rods have been marketed for modern police and military use: none has been ... Devices:. *Sandia National Laboratories tested the MOLE Programmable System manufactured by Global Technical Ltd. of Kent, UK ...
Euthanasia device[edit]. Main article: EXIT's Euthanasia Device. In December 2008 Nitschke released details of a euthanasia ... device. The CoGen device generates the deadly gas carbon monoxide, which is inhaled with a face mask.[77] ... Nitschke created devices to aid people who want euthanasia, including a product called the "exit bag" (a large plastic bag with ... "AMA outraged over euthanasia device". ABC. 5 May 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2013.. ...
Stingray devices[edit]. StingRay devices are a technology which mimics a cellphone tower, causing nearby cellphones to connect ... End-to-end encryption such as Signal Messenger protects traffic against stingray devices via cryptographic strategies.[5] ... "Common security vulnerabilities of mobile devices - Information Age". information-age.com. 21 February 2017. Retrieved 7 June ... and allows the operator of the device full access to any communicated data.[3] This is a form of Man-in-the-middle attack.[4] ...
Overtopping device[edit]. Overtopping devices are long structures that use wave velocity to fill a reservoir to a greater water ... Devices can be either on shore or floating offshore. Floating devices will have environmental concerns about the mooring system ... Wave power devices are generally categorized by the method used to capture the energy of the waves, by location and by the ... This device floats on the surface of the water, held in place by cables connected to the seabed. Buoys use the rise and fall of ...
Device storage features[edit]. Some bags are designed to collapse for storage. A bag not designed to store collapsed may lose ... The device is a required part of resuscitation kits for trained professionals in out-of-hospital settings (such as ambulance ... When the face mask is properly applied and the "bag" is squeezed, the device forces air through into the patient's lungs; when ... Currently the only devices that can deliver pre-set, physician-prescribed inflation volumes reliably within safety guidelines ...
Electronic device protection[edit]. Computers, communication networks, and other modern electronic devices need not only power ... A local UPS is a small box that fits under a desk or a telecom rack and powers a small number of devices. A building-wide UPS ... If the source voltage drops significantly or drops out completely, these devices will fail, even if the power loss is only for ... It directly feeds a system of outlets designated as UPS feed and can power a large number of devices. ...
Pushing audio to a device[edit]. After the conference, Curry offered his blog readers an RSS-to-iPod[28] script (iPodder) that ... With the advent of broadband internet and portable digital audio playback devices such as the iPod, podcasting began to catch ... automatic downloading and storage of serial episodic audio content on PCs and portable devices was launched[8] from early MP3 ... it provided a way of downloading episodic audio content through desktop software and portable devices, with a system similar to ...
Bronze Star with combat "V" device[edit]. Citation Excerpt. For meritorious service in connection with operations against the ... Rear Admiral Jerauld Wright was awarded a Bronze Star, with a combat "V" device, for his leadership as the commander of Task ...
Device[edit]. Shield: Gules, a field piece of the 16th century paleways in plan Or. ... Background: The device was originally approved for The Field Artillery School in 8 April 1926. It was redesignated for The ... Description/Blazon: A gold color metal and enamel device 1 inch (2.54 cm) in height overall on a shield Gules, a field piece of ... Symbolism: The ancient field piece is taken from the device of the Field Artillery School, as well as the colors scarlet and ...
Usage in other devices[edit]. Other devices, such as satellite receivers and digital video recorders (such as TiVo), have also ... Later, these devices moved to using an Ethernet connection to the user's Internet router, which became a more convenient ... These devices may experience difficulties when operating on a VoIP line because the compression could alter the modem signal. ... This feature did not require an Internet service provider account - instead, the device's internal modem dialed the server of ...
Device[edit]. Characteristics[edit]. Size of chest tube:. Adult male = 28-32 Fr. Pp Adult female = 28 Fr. Child = 18 Fr. ... The free end of the Chest Drainage Device is usually attached to an underwater seal, below the level of the chest. This allows ...
1960s: fuzz, distortion, and introduction of commercial devices[edit]. See also: Maestro FZ-1 Fuzz-Tone and Boss Corporation ... Amp modeling devices typically use digital signal processing to recreate the sound of plugging into analogue pedals and ... The most sophisticated devices allow the user to customize the simulated results of using different preamp, power-tube, speaker ... Guitar amp modeling devices and software can reproduce various guitar-specific distortion qualities that are associated with a ...
For example, in Figure 2 above, devices in AVB domain 1 cannot establish an AVB connection to devices in AVB domain 2. An AVB ... Device Discovery, Enumeration, Connection Management and Control Protocol for 1722-Based Devices. Ratified and published. 23 ... To help ensure interoperability between devices that implement the AVB standards, the AVnu Alliance develops device ... IEEE 1722.1 working group for Device Discovery, Enumeration, Connection Management and Control Protocol for P1722 based devices ...
Medical device[edit]. For medical devices, risk management is a process for identifying, evaluating and mitigating risks ... With the guidance, a safety assurance case is expected for safety critical devices (e.g. infusion devices) as part of the pre- ... Medical Devices-The application of risk management to medical devices, a product safety standard. The standard provides a ... and Active Implantable Medical Device Directive (AIMDD) revision in 2007, as well as the In Vitro Medical Device Directive ( ...
be adopted as the standard for Australia; that no mechanical, third rail, or other device would meet the situation, and that ... Break-of-gauge devices[edit]. In 1922, 273 inventions to solve the break-of-gauge had been rejected, and none adopted.[31] In ... 1933, as many as 140 devices were proposed by inventors to solve the break-of-gauge problem, none of which were adopted.[32] ...
Overlapping both categories is the improvised explosive device (IED), which is "a device placed or fabricated in an improvised ... There may be additional firing mechanisms in anti-handling devices.[35] Firing mechanisms and initiating actions[edit]. A land ... Anti-handling devices can be found on both anti-personnel mines and anti-tank mines, either as an integral part of their design ... Such a device is typically detonated automatically by way of pressure when a target steps on it or drives over it, although ...
Display devices[edit]. One of the original goals of tone mapping was to be able to reproduce a given scene or image onto a ... display device such that the brightness sensation of the image to a human viewer closely matches the real-world brightness ... applications might be to obtain a perceptual match between a real scene and a displayed image even though the display device is ... of rendering high-contrast scenes shifted the focus from color to luminance as the main limiting factor of display devices. ...
... for several Java ME compatible devices. Gopher Client was released in 2016 as a proprietary client for iPhone and iPad devices ... Gopher clients for mobile devices[edit]. Some[who?] have suggested that the bandwidth-sparing simple interface of Gopher would ... and there have been attempts to revive Gopher on modern platforms and mobile devices. One attempt is The Overbite Project, ...
Intrauterine devices[edit]. *IUD with copper. *IUD with progestogen. Barrier methods[edit]. *Condoms ...
In the early 1970s, these devices were too dim for practical use, and research into gallium nitride devices slowed. ... In this device a Y. 3Al. 5O. 12:Ce (known as "YAG" or Ce:YAG phosphor) cerium doped phosphor coating produces yellow light ... but these devices have not yet reached the level of efficiency and technological maturity of InGaN/GaN blue/green devices. If ... Discoveries and early devices[edit]. Green electroluminescence from a point contact on a crystal of SiC recreates Round's ...
Officer specialty devices[edit]. Navy officers serve either as a line officer or as a staff corps officer. Unrestricted Line ( ... The chief warrant officer and staff corps devices are also worn on the left collar of uniforms. ... metal rank insignia devices on both collar-points of khaki shirts/blouses; and cloth equivalents on both collar-points of blue ... and chief warrant officers wear unique specialty devices.[14][15] ...
Shipping devices[edit]. On 5 September 2014, Intel launched the first three Broadwell-based processors that belonged to the low ... The 14 nanometer (14 nm) semiconductor device fabrication node is the technology node following the 22 nm/(20 nm) node. The ... In December 2009, National Nano Device Laboratories, owned by the Taiwanese government, produced a 16 nm SRAM chip.[14] ... The first 14 nm scale devices were shipped to consumers by Intel in 2014. ...
Interfacing to devices[edit]. LabVIEW includes extensive support for interfacing to devices, instruments, camera, and other ... LabVIEW includes built-in support for NI hardware platforms such as CompactDAQ and CompactRIO, with a large number of device- ... National Instruments makes thousands of device drivers available for download on the NI Instrument Driver Network (IDNet).[7] ... Users interface to hardware by either writing direct bus commands (USB, GPIB, Serial) or using high-level, device-specific, ...
Devices[edit]. Cameras[edit]. The simplest cameras for X-ray powder diffraction consist of a small capillary and either a flat ...
Devices. Devices such as wheels, ball bearings, roller bearings, and air cushion or other types of fluid bearings can change ... A profilograph is a device used to measure pavement surface roughness.. Household usage. *Friction is used to heat and ignite ... films for microelectromechanical devices". Applied Physics Letters. 83 (14): 2781. Bibcode:2003ApPhL..83.2781T. doi:10.1063/ ...
Infected devices[edit]. Skin microbes are a potential source of infected medical devices such as catheters.[50] ...
Joint Electron Device Engineering Council (JEDEC)[edit]. The JEDEC EIA370 transistor device numbers usually start with "2N", ... Manufacturers of devices may have their own proprietary numbering system, for example CK722. Since devices are second-sourced, ... Complete Guide to Semiconductor Devices, 2nd Edition.. External links[edit]. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Transistors ... "Device For Controlling Electric Current". United States Patent and Trademark Office.. *^ a b "Twists and Turns in the ...
Drugs, medications and devices[edit]. Main page: Wikipedia:WikiProject Pharmacology/Style guide ... You are tempted to include mnemonic devices.. *You remove mention of non-mainstream treatments or practices (sometimes you must ... Articles about drugs, procedures, and devices may mention the company or people who developed them, but they should not include ...
Effect on intrauterine device usage[edit]. Usage of intrauterine device (IUD) with copper requires one IUD in each horn to be ... "Successful management of intractable menorrhagia with a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine device, in a woman with a ...
... Below is a list of output devices available in Ghostscript. Many of the devices listed are not available ... If you want a printer device that is not listed, look carefully for an alternate device that may work with your printer. If all ... x11cmyk8 X Windows as an 8-bit-per-plane CMYK device x11gray2 X Windows as a 2-bit gray-scale device x11gray4 X Windows as a 4- ... bit gray-scale device x11mono X Windows masquerading as a black-and-white device x11rg16x X Windows with G5/B5/R6 pixel layout ...
... materials and device structures to overcome the limitations of the current devices in electronic/optoelectronic applications, ... Welcome to visit the home of Emergent Materials & Devices Lab (차세대 소재 소자 연구실, EMDL) at UNIST. ... Anyone who is interested in studying new materials and devices for future electronic/optoelectronic applications and also ... and also developing novel quantum devices based on the manipulation and detection of unique quantum-mechanical degrees of ...
Learn about assistive devices and how they can help you if you are disabled or injured. ... Assistive Devices for People with Hearing, Voice, Speech, or Language Disorders (National Institute on Deafness and Other ... The WREX Orthosis: Assistive Device (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation) * Travelers with Disabilities and Medical Conditions ( ... What Are Some Types of Assistive Devices and How Are They Used? (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and ...
... -sometimes termed laser-bounce listening devices-are remote-eavesdropping systems that do not require ... Laser listening devices have the drawback that they require line-of-sight access to an appropriate reflector; they have the ... Effective laser listening devices are available from commercial suppliers; more sophisticated versions have long been used by ... Laser light reflected from the glass toward the operator of the laser listening device will, therefore, be Doppler shifted by a ...
... that the device works as a whole using inductive reasoning that because this part of the device works, the entire device works ... October 1998: Evidence For the DKL Lifeguard Device?. I have heard from some who have tested the DKL devices that they may ... Though designed for medical readers, the type of research techniques needed for devices such as the DKL devices are similar. ... part of the device. The two distinctly different parts of the device are connected at only one point, they are both connected ...
Unlike traditional devices such as Dhones or Shadoofs, this pump is portable {ay two men) and can therefore be moved along an ... The faster a device can be operated the larger the output in relation to its size and the better its productivity and cost- ... These devices are, in effect, rotary versions of the simple scoop; however instead of one scoop being moved back and forth, a ... the average efficiency of this device was 40%. It is possible that if a smaller clearance had beer: used between the paddle ...
The following devices are devices that FDA believes meet the reserved criteria in section 206 of the Modernization Act and, ... 510(k) exempt only when the device is made of common celluosic and synthetic material with an established safety profile.. ... Only chairs without operative unit device are 510(k) exempt. Dental chair with operative unit, product code KLC, requires 510(k ...
Optical Device Assessment & Categories of Devices (P. 7-13). *Description of Optical Devices for the Lay Community (P. 22-26) ... Low vision devices can be non-optical, optical or electronic assistive devices. Typical low vision devices include microscopes ... Low vision devices can enhance remaining vision or other senses to substitute for lost vision and help patients become more ... Each device has its optical and functional advantages and limitations, which must be matched with the patients needs. Vision ...
Classifications for intrauterine devices, including the copper-containing intrauterine device and levonorgestrel-releasing ... Wu SC; Research Group on Failure Causes and Prevention Measures of Intrauterine Device. [Efficacy of intrauterine device ... Post-placental intrauterine device insertion-a five year experience at a tertiary care centre in north India. Indian J Med Res ... Trancesarean intra-uterine device. Pilot study performed at Dakar teaching hospital. [French]. J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod ( ...
The IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting is sponsored by the Electron Devices Society of the Institute of Electrical and ... The First Annual Technical Meeting on Electron Devices (renamed the International Electron Devices Meeting in the mid-1960s) ... MEMS devices, novel quantum and nanoscale devices using emerging phenomena, optoelectronics, power, energy harvesting, and ... The major topics[18][19] included ultra-small transistors,[20] advanced memories,[21] low-power devices for mobile & Internet ...
PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Enteral Feeding Devices in US$ Thousands by the following Product ... Demand for Enteral Feeding Devices II-21. Rising Number of Premature Births: Rising Demand for Enteral. Feeding Devices II-22. ... Enteral Feeding Devices by Geographic Region - US, Canada,. Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World. ... for Enteral Feeding Devices by Geographic Region - France,. Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets. ...
Wearable devices and apps may help, too, but the FDA hasnt approved any such over-the-counter devices or apps for treating or ... Types of Devices. The FDA hasnt approved any over-the-counter monitors or apps for narcolepsy treatment. But some devices may ... These devices may be more accurate than logging your sleep in a notebook. The data may help you notice patterns that may help ... Wearable devices or apps may give you an accurate picture of your sleep patterns, record your movements, and measure your total ...
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PRNewswire/ -- The medical device industry is seeing growth across its global markets thanks to new technologies that push the ... general medical devices, cardiovascular devices, orthopedic devices and home healthcare devices. Among them, new innovations in ... high growth opportunity segments in the medical device market by application include surgical and infection control devices, ... As a result, the medical device market is projected to grow by USD 134.2 Billion during the period of 2020-2024 and at a CAGR ...
People with the defibrillators -- surgically installed devices that monitor the hearts rhythm and... ... What are the biggest risks in replacing an implantable device? Deciding whether to replace a recalled device can be agonizing ... What other kinds of implantable devices are subject to recall? Any device -- from pacemakers to artificial hips and knees -- ... Doctors said they weigh the possibility of device failure against the risks associated with replacing the device, including the ...
Odón device is a medical device that assists during a difficult birth. The low-cost device consists of a plastic sleeve that is ... Device, Odón Device. Accessed November 14, 2013.. *^ "The WHO Director-General highlights World Health Organization work in her ... The device was developed by Jorge Odón, a car mechanic from Argentina who had seen a video describing a method to extract a ... The first model of the device was created by sewing a sleeve onto a cloth bag and was tested using a doll inserted into a glass ...
Device manufacturers are not required to provide device descriptions. For mobile devices, such descriptions would normally be ... As both consumers and producers of device descriptions, the business of the device validator is dependent on device ... 2 Actors in the Device Description market. 2.1 Device Manufacturers. 2.1.1 Motivation. 2.1.1.1 Unique Selling Point. 2.1.1.2 ... 2.3 Device Validators. The handset validation sector is both a provider and a customer of device descriptions: they are ...
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Assist Devices: Assist device implantation has changed from an experimental to a routine procedure in several centers. Still, ... Assist Devices: Die Herzunterstützungstherapie durch Assist Devices hat sich von der experimentellen Anwendung in einigen ... Herztransplantation und Assist Devices. Hintergrund: Trotz der deutlichen Verbesserung der medikamentösen Therapie bei ... Due to the limited number of organs, a growing number of patients require the implantation of mechanical assist devices. ...
Media in category "Medical devices". The following 126 files are in this category, out of 126 total. ... FDA Exhibit on Fraudulent Medical Devices (FDA 109) (8227064927).jpg 2,966 × 2,373; 912 KB. ... Paolo Assalini; hot vapour device. Wellcome M0016211.jpg 2,705 × 3,885; 2.23 MB. ... Retrieved from "https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Category:Medical_devices&oldid=41945154" ...
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Nanoscale devices. Definition. Nanoscale devices are devices that are one hundred to ten thousand times smaller than human ... A clean contact for ideal devices Clean and damage-free 2D transistors can be created with the help of transferred contacts ... The TS sensor array demonstrated a good control of the interaction with a small vehicle as a multi-functional input device for ... Electronic and photonic devices based on graphene have unique properties, leading to outstanding performance figures of merit. ...
Phoenix Nuclear Labs has invented a high-powered neutron generator that can detect improvised explosive devices (IED) up to 30 ... Therefore the U.S. military is eager to find a reliable technology that can detect these devices from a distance and alert ... Using Neutrons to Detect Explosive Devices. Phoenix Nuclear Labs has invented a high-powered neutron generator that can detect ... One of the greatest threats to ground troops today is improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Methods used for detecting these ...
  • If you have a disability or injury, you may use a number of assistive devices. (medlineplus.gov)
  • What Are Some Types of Assistive Devices and How Are They Used? (medlineplus.gov)
  • Low vision devices can be non-optical, optical or electronic assistive devices. (aoa.org)
  • Gait training is practicing walking with assistive devices, orthotic devices, braces, and other types of support as needed to achieve ambulation. (spinalcord.org)
  • NEW YORK , Feb. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The medical device industry is seeing growth across its global markets thanks to new technologies that push the industry to new highs in the developed world. (prnewswire.com)
  • As a result, the medical device market is projected to grow by USD 134.2 Billion during the period of 2020-2024 and at a CAGR of over 5%, according to Technavio. (prnewswire.com)
  • Here are some future wearable devices for 2020. (asme.org)
  • By the end of 2020, Statista estimates that close to 442 million users will own at least one wearable device. (asme.org)
  • Here are seven devices that are expected to change the wearable field for 2020. (asme.org)
  • The Ōura ring recently made the news as the NBA plans to use it as a monitoring device for players under the new COVID-19 restrictions for the 2020 season. (asme.org)
  • The FBI agents with search warrants imaged his electronic devices and then served him with a grand jury subpoena ordering him to appear January 19, according to a person familiar with Nader's involvement. (cnn.com)
  • Classifications for intrauterine devices (IUDs) are for the copper-containing IUD and levonorgestrel-releasing IUD (containing a total of either 13.5 mg or 52 mg levonorgestrel) ( Box B1 ) ( Table B1 ). (cdc.gov)
  • United States Patent O 7 ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE Ferrielectric devices and circuits employing stable ferrielectric materials exhibiting a threshold switching field as distinguished from ordinary ferroelectric materials which do not have a threshold switching field. (google.ca)
  • The 2019 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) took place in San Francisco, CA on December 7-11, 2019. (wikipedia.org)
  • On November 25, 2019, the FDA provided updates on its efforts to address the need for innovation and improvements to medical device sterilization techniques. (fda.gov)
  • Nanoscale devices are devices that are one hundred to ten thousand times smaller than human cells and that can manipulate matter on atomic or molecular scales. (nature.com)
  • Examples of nanoscale devices are synthetic molecular motors such as rotaxanes, graphene-based transistors and nanoelectromechanical oscillators. (nature.com)
  • This invention relates to fluidic devices, and particularly microfluidic devices. (google.com)
  • The present invention relates to a device to allow access of a medical sensor probe to a selected location within a patient's body. (google.com)
  • This invention relates in general to ferrielectric devices, methods for fabricating same and electrical circuits incorporating ferrielectric material. (google.ca)
  • Use the Android Management API to manage the device and any custom apps. (android.com)
  • The TS sensor array demonstrated a good control of the interaction with a small vehicle as a multi-functional input device for future wearable electronics. (nature.com)
  • Wearable devices or apps may give you an accurate picture of your sleep patterns, record your movements, and measure your total rest and disturbances. (webmd.com)
  • Due to the limited number of organs, a growing number of patients require the implantation of mechanical assist devices. (springer.com)
  • Assist device implantation has changed from an experimental to a routine procedure in several centers. (springer.com)
  • 9. The apparatus of claim 1, further comprising an alignment tab that extends outward from the base member and that is dimensioned so that when the alignment tab is properly arranged relative to an anatomical feature of a patient, the base can guide the implantation of the medical device. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • How much do Analog Devices employees make? (glassdoor.com)
  • See Analog Devices Salaries , Analog Devices Hourly Pay , or check out salaries for Analog Devices Internship or Analog Devices Contractor . (glassdoor.com)
  • Work at Analog Devices? (glassdoor.com)
  • This model receives the signal sent by the QPSK Transmitter with Analog Devices™ AD9361/AD9364 model. (mathworks.com)
  • This example uses the ZC706 and Analog Devices FMCOMMS2/3/4 Receiver block. (mathworks.com)
  • The QPSK Transmitter Using Analog Devices AD9361/AD9364 MATLAB example. (mathworks.com)
  • Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) defines innovation and excellence in signal processing. (digikey.com)
  • Linear Technology now part of Analog Devices, Inc. - Linear Technology Corporation designs, manufactures and markets a broad line of standard high performance integrated circuits. (digikey.com)
  • Analog Devices offers a large portfolio of sensing technologies that add accuracy, reliability, and power efficiency to your designs. (digikey.com)
  • Analog Devices' ADALM-PLUTO, Software Defined Radio (SDR) with ARM® Cortex®-A9, for wireless communication tools for students, hobbyists, and educators. (digikey.com)
  • Linear Technology/Analog Devices' LTC6240/6241/6242 devices are single, dual, and quad low noise, low offset, rail-to-rail output CMOS operational amplifiers. (digikey.com)
  • Analog Devices' LT8603 combines two 42 V input step-down converters, one 5.5 V input step-down converter, and a boost controller. (digikey.com)
  • The main indications for the use of constraining devices are summarized in Table 2 . (medscape.com)
  • Some of the most promising, high growth opportunity segments in the medical device market by application include surgical and infection control devices, general medical devices, cardiovascular devices, orthopedic devices and home healthcare devices. (prnewswire.com)
  • Orthopedic devices are intended to stabilize body posture, treat deformities and restore normal skeletal function either by replacing or reinforcing the damaged part. (prnewswire.com)
  • The global orthopedic devices market has evolved from conventional surgical procedures to the use of modern prosthetic and fixation devices. (prnewswire.com)
  • Overall, the Global Orthopedic Devices Market is estimated to witness a CAGR of 5.69% during the forecast period 2017-2023, according to Kenneth Research. (prnewswire.com)
  • Until now most implants have been of the purely passive type - a typical example is orthopedic devices for bone repair. (fraunhofer.de)
  • The IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) is an annual micro- and nanoelectronics conference held each December that serves as a forum for reporting technological breakthroughs in the areas of semiconductor and related device technologies, design, manufacturing, physics, modeling and circuit-device interaction. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, there is still a considerable contribution to the improvement of traction as well as to the longitudinal and lateral dynamics and stability of a vehicle provided by Torque Management Devices (TMD) such as limited-slip differentials and on-demand couplings. (sae.org)
  • Our traction devices are engineered to keep you stable and secure while moving fast and light through mountain terrain. (blackdiamondequipment.com)
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars with 180 reviews for Kahtoola MICROspikes Traction Device. (mec.ca)
  • 3.9 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews for STABILicers Stabilicers Walk Traction Device. (mec.ca)
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  • 3 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews for Yaktrax Running Ice Traction Device - Unisex. (mec.ca)
  • AI is poised to gain traction but still needs better integration with EHR systems and analytic tools for medical devices in the hands of patients. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • Medical devices such as blood glucose monitors and insulin pumps are becoming more essential to the day-to-day management of diabetes for many Canadians. (diabetes.ca)
  • This Directive covers all powered medical devices implanted and left in the human body, such as pacemakers, implantable defibrillators, implantable infusion pumps, cochlear implants and implantable neuromuscular stimulators. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • People with the defibrillators -- surgically installed devices that monitor the heart's rhythm and shock the organ if it begins to beat irregularly -- have been anxiously seeking advice on whether to replace the three suspect models. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Patients whose defibrillators have fired to correct a heart rhythm problem or whose devices are nearing the end of their normal battery life -- about five years -- will be advised to consider replacement more seriously. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Learn about defective product claims involving medical devices such as defibrillators, stents, implants, and contraceptive devices. (nolo.com)
  • Run the system in an immersive, kiosk-like fashion where devices are locked to an allowlisted set of apps using lock task mode . (android.com)
  • To call these APIs, apps need to be the admin of a fully managed device-explained in the following section. (android.com)
  • Reports for apps installed on the device. (google.com)
  • Huchtkoetter, H. and Gassmann, T., "Vehicle Dynamics and Torque Management Devices," SAE Technical Paper 2004-01-1058, 2004, https://doi.org/10.4271/2004-01-1058 . (sae.org)
  • Photonic devices are components for creating, manipulating or detecting light. (nature.com)
  • Such microresonator devices can now be realized using millimeter-scale, chip-based photonic integrated circuits consuming low power and exhibiting reduced environmental sensitivity. (nist.gov)
  • Moreover, leveraging photonic integration realizes scalable devices that will enable new research directions both inside and outside the physics/metrology laboratory. (nist.gov)
  • Our research at NIST leverages several photonic integration platforms to explore the basic physics of microcomb formation and to demonstrate future applications of these devices. (nist.gov)
  • Phoenix Nuclear Labs has invented a high-powered neutron generator that can detect improvised explosive devices (IED) up to 30 meters away. (asme.org)
  • One of the greatest threats to ground troops today is improvised explosive devices (IEDs). (asme.org)
  • We've known for some time that certain types of improvised explosive devices can potentially go undetected through existing scanners that use X-rays," says Radel. (asme.org)
  • WASHINGTON - Not even suspected explosive devices in the mail have prompted much of a ceasefire in politics. (usatoday.com)
  • Congressman says BOMs included with every device will help organizations assess threats and give transparency with managing system vulnerabilities. (healthcareitnews.com)
  • Steps in the development of the procedure were (1) definition of the rationale, (2) design of the device, (3) choice of an in vivo translational model, (4)refinement of the surgical procedure, and (5) performance of an in vivo pilot study as a proof of concept. (nih.gov)
  • It's extremely difficult to find a single device that does everything you need it to do. (fastcompany.com)
  • Therefore the U.S. military is eager to find a reliable technology that can detect these devices from a distance and alert moving troops, before they arrive at the IED location. (asme.org)
  • Find the device that can make your life easier. (diabetes.org)
  • Devices are easier to use, less invasive, and offer more options so that you can find what works best for you. (diabetes.org)
  • Whether you're hiking in the woods, navigating the souks of Marrakesh, or just driving the Northeast Corridor, these great GPS devices can help you find your way. (travelandleisure.com)
  • A similar Malaria No More campaign saw clinics use mobile devices to report on their stock of anti-malaria drugs, so no one rushing to a clinic will find the cupboard bare. (northwestern.edu)
  • When optimizing your news content across devices, you may find it helpful to check out Google's Multi-Screen Resources site . (google.com)
  • Find the right device for your learning environments with solutions that meet your students' needs across teaching and learning budgets, manageability and deployment, and device functionality. (intel.com)
  • Molecular Devices then acquired Universal Imaging Corporation in 2002, Axon Instruments in 2004, and Blueshift Technologies in 2008, broadening its portfolio to include electrophysiology products, scanners and analysis software for microarrays, and workstations for cell-based screening using high-resolution imaging. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stable devices and circuits utilizing same incorporating polarization switchable dielectric materials having layered-type structure of the mixed bismuth oxide type modified by selected impurity additions. (google.ca)
  • In developing countries, medical device companies leverage low manufacturing and labor costs to generate significant profit margins for investors. (prnewswire.com)
  • Our consulting services and solutions are used by medical device companies during the design process to predict mechanical performance, durability, stress, and fatigue of medical products using computational modeling and analysis methods. (mscsoftware.com)
  • Although catheter-delivered devices to close intracardiac defects have been successfully deployed in humans for 25 years, their use has only become widespread during the past 2-3 years. (springer.com)
  • Boutin C, Musewe N, Smallhorn J, Dyck J, Kobayashi T, Benson L Echocardiographic follow-up of atrial septal defect after catheter closure by double-umbrella device. (springer.com)
  • We develop reproductive health devices to allow women to plan their families and products that help them and their children survive childbirth and the risky weeks that follow. (path.org)
  • Use control methods to protect building operators, Sprinklers and Irrigation Equipment staff, and visitors from exposure to Legionella in Operate these devices outside of normal devices that use nonsterile water. (cdc.gov)
  • Methods used for detecting these devices are low-tech, dangerous, and time-consuming, often relying on visual identification or explosives-sniffing dogs. (asme.org)
  • Medical devices are sterilized in a variety of ways including using moist heat (steam), dry heat, radiation, ethylene oxide gas, vaporized hydrogen peroxide, and other sterilization methods (for example, chlorine dioxide gas, vaporized peracetic acid, and nitrogen dioxide). (fda.gov)
  • Learn more about sterilization methods in the Submission and Review of Sterility Information in Premarket Notification (510(k)) Submissions for Devices Labeled as Sterile Guidance (PDF - 386kb). (fda.gov)
  • These computer modeling and analysis methods are helping device manufacturers enter clinical trials and experimental testing stages with more confidence. (mscsoftware.com)
  • Spark creativity in students with Surface Go, a powerful, 10" Windows 10 device with laptop-to-tablet flexibility that's great for education. (microsoft.com)
  • Connect your basic phone, tablet, hotspot or connected device to America's best network. (verizonwireless.com)
  • Bluegreen's Creative Marketing Department recently designed, programmed and launched a program to use with web tablet devices on vacation. (prweb.com)
  • If you have a mobile or tablet specific version of your site, we ask that you set up a redirect for this traffic so that when users visit your site from Google News on a mobile or tablet device they get the best possible experience reading your content. (google.com)
  • Literature shows that about fifty percent 1 , 2 , 3 of all sterile medical devices in the U.S. are sterilized with ethylene oxide. (fda.gov)
  • Before most sterile medical devices are on the market, the FDA reviews premarket submissions to determine if the sterility information (for example, the method the manufacturer is choosing to sterilize their device and validation activities used to show that the device can be effectively sterilized) is in accordance with internationally agreed upon voluntary consensus standards that the FDA recognizes. (fda.gov)
  • They said that the tiny, tiny dielectric force from the heart is supposed to be amplified inside the device, and then to make the device actually swivel on its bearings when you hold it balanced on its handle. (pitt.edu)
  • And this force is supposedly sufficiently strong that it overcomes the force of gravity, which tended to make the device swivel when you tilt it just a bit. (pitt.edu)
  • DKL labs provided no explanation of how this tiny human heart 'signature,' detected by a dielectric receiver, manages to 'grab ahold' of this device and make it swivel against the force of gravity. (pitt.edu)
  • When examining patients, doctors of optometry should identify patients that would benefit from low vision devices/services, explain the range of options to those patients and make referrals to vision rehabilitation practitioners. (aoa.org)
  • As you shrink stuff down you can get it everywhere from the factory floor to something that replaces paper, like this device that we make. (fastcompany.com)
  • Make sure the condom device fits snugly, but not too tightly. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Learn about devices that make computers more "low vision" friendly. (healthfinder.gov)
  • These devices can provide wonderful features that make your life simpler. (sans.org)
  • Our vaccine technologies -which range from devices that make injections safer to cold chain improvements, heat-sensitive stickers, and new formulations that protect the potency of vaccines-have helped to save millions of lives. (path.org)
  • Medical device manufacturers often make use of "sales reps," who meet with doctors and other members of the medical community to tout the latest medical device and make recommendations regarding its potential applications. (nolo.com)
  • Make this moment happen by connecting your Samsung and Third-Party devices* through the SmartThings app. (samsung.com)
  • The FDA announced a new, voluntary pilot program intended to streamline the processes for sterilization providers and device manufacturers to make certain changes between sterilization sites or when making certain changes to sterilization processes that utilize reduced EtO concentrations. (fda.gov)
  • The best GPS devices not only deliver spot-on navigation but also come with an array of bonus features that keep the user super-informed (weather and traffic reports) and make the exploration experience more fun (with social media connectivity). (travelandleisure.com)
  • Legislation is pending in New York to make the device mandatory in all rooms above the fourth floor in new high-rises in the state. (latimes.com)
  • And rather than discussing this interesting but unproven technology in scientific forums, DKL was selling these devices and recommending that they be used to save lives. (pitt.edu)
  • At that time, the seven-year-old transistor and the electron tube reigned as the predominant electron-device technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fifty-four papers were presented on the then state-of-the-art in electron device technology, the majority of them from four U.S. companies -- Bell Telephone Laboratories , RCA Corporation , Hughes Aircraft Co. and Sylvania Electric Products . (wikipedia.org)
  • In the meantime, technology is transforming the medical device market with features such the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning and advanced 3D printing. (prnewswire.com)
  • In addition, as the technology grows you may have no choice but to use smart devices. (sans.org)
  • This guide explores technology usage scenarios by age and offers advice on which devices are best suited for teaching and learning needs. (intel.com)
  • The curators who organized the exhibition 'Device_art 3.009-3.010' and the artists who took part in the exhibition in Zagreb will discuss the relationship between art, technology and culture, regarding their own art practice and experience in each cultural context. (wired.com)
  • He is a project leader of the Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology (CREST) of the Japan Science and Technology Agency, its formal title being "Expressive Science and Technology for Device Art. (wired.com)
  • In 1996 Molecular Devices acquired the FLIPR technology from NovelTech Systems Inc. of Ann Arbor Michigan and in 2000 they licensed the IonWorks high-throughput electrophysiology system from Essen Bioscience also of Ann Arbor Michigan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Each year only 5 or 6 percent of those patients have a potentially lethal heart arrhythmia that triggers the device to fire, so even if their device is defective, it won't likely kill them. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Here are some of the special features of product liability claims arising from defective medical devices. (nolo.com)
  • Medical devices with a defective design. (nolo.com)
  • Radiofrequency devices can be designed as being "monopolar" thus using a dispersive electrode that is worn by the client during the procedure. (aslms.org)
  • The current travels from the positively charged electrode to the negatively charged electrode that is contained in the tip of the device or handpiece. (aslms.org)
  • The next challenge is to develop micro-implants that merge the electrode and implant into one device, thereby eliminating cables and connectors. (fraunhofer.de)
  • Our group is dedicated to exploring emergent (new) materials and device structures to overcome the limitations of the current devices in electronic/optoelectronic applications, and also developing novel quantum devices based on the manipulation and detection of unique quantum-mechanical degrees of freedom in condensed matter systems. (google.com)
  • For Clinical Investigations into the safety and performance of non CE marked devices, an application must be made to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) a minimum of 60 days prior to the estimated project start date. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • External incontinence devices are products (or appliances). (medlineplus.gov)
  • FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. (healthfinder.gov)
  • Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ISO7X isometric exercise device and contact Ontel Products to receive instructions on how to obtain a full refund. (cpsc.gov)
  • But the last few years have witnessed a surge in both the types of devices being tested for heart -failure treatment, and in the optimism of experts about their usefulness. (webmd.com)
  • The types of devices that are sterilized with ethylene oxide range from devices used in general health care practices (for example, wound dressings) to more specialized devices used to treat specific areas of the body (for example, stents). (fda.gov)
  • Some stem from the familiar pacemaker , others from devices designed as a stopgap before heart transplant . (webmd.com)
  • The study looked only at ICD used to prevent sudden cardiac death and not the more costly devices that also include a pacemaker used to treat heart failure. (reuters.com)
  • Just like your computer and mobile devices, it's critical to keep any and all of your devices up to date. (sans.org)
  • The average U.S. adult will spend three hours and 43 minutes on mobile devices this year, according to EMarketer Inc. , which is eight minutes longer than the three hours and 35 minutes that will be spent in front of the TV. (theeconomiccollapseblog.com)
  • Michigan brings services to its citizens by providing employees with mobile devices powered by Intel® Core™ processors. (intel.com)
  • And despite global growth, the United States is still the largest medical device market, with a value of USD 156 Billion, which accounted for 40% of the global industry in 2017. (prnewswire.com)
  • A HANS device (Head and Neck Support device), also known as a head restraint, is a safety item compulsory in many car racing sports. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition each input or output device may support so-called private options, which are specific for that component. (ffmpeg.org)
  • NIST's medical device communication test team is developing and advancing software test tools to support device communication in point-of-care and personal health settings. (nist.gov)
  • NIST has developed and is advancing HL7 message validation in support of constraints applied by the Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise - Patient Care Device (IHE-PCD). (nist.gov)
  • Implementors of DDR solutions that are intended to support content adaptation for mobile Web-enabled devices should, at a minimum, support the DDR Core Vocabulary as defined in this document. (w3.org)
  • The FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) is now recommending computer aided engineering analysis results in support of the approval process for medical devices. (mscsoftware.com)
  • Molecular Devices is based in Silicon Valley, CA, United States, and has regional offices in the United Kingdom, Germany, Korea, China, and Japan to support the global life sciences-drug discovery and basic research-communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Authorities at the news conference did not explain how Cano and Gordon allegedly managed to carry out the killings while under supervision, but Quezada said data from the GPS devices "was one of the investigative tools we used to put the case together. (yahoo.com)
  • Almost all of the devices will store data and interoperate. (fastcompany.com)
  • Input devices are configured elements in FFmpeg which enable accessing the data coming from a multimedia device attached to your system. (ffmpeg.org)
  • This example shows how to acquire synchronized data from two PCI devices. (mathworks.com)
  • Information retrieval -Consider how the meter retrieves your information and whether you can download the data to a computer or mobile device to email it to your doctor. (diabetes.org)
  • If the device was enrolled with an enrollment token with additional data provided, this field contains that data. (google.com)
  • Connect tablets, hotspots and other devices on a shared data-only plan. (verizonwireless.com)
  • The maker of an artificial hip system issued a recall of its ASR product line after data indicated a higher than expected need for device replacement surgery five years after the initial procedure, as well as reports of pain and other symptoms by patients that led to second surgeries. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Controllable through a mobile app, the device monitors your air, collects data about the quality and then adjusts filtration to the current conditions. (forbes.com)
  • This work targets syntactical and semantic message verification of device-derived data carried in electronic messages destined as electronic health records. (nist.gov)
  • Medical device manufacturers must comply with Good Manufacturing Practice when managing and tracking product development data. (mscsoftware.com)
  • Urine collection devices are mainly used by men with urinary incontinence . (medlineplus.gov)
  • A drainage tube is attached at the tip of the device to remove urine. (medlineplus.gov)
  • We definitely want you to leverage connected devices, safely and securely. (sans.org)
  • For more information, including recommendations from the November 6-7 advisory committee meeting on EtO sterilization of medical devices, see press statement . (fda.gov)
  • For instance, IoT in healthcare is increasingly used to promote active patient engagement and patient-centric service delivery through advanced devices that constantly connected with each other. (prnewswire.com)
  • NIST researchers are collaborating with medical device vendors and domain experts to facilitate the development and adoption of standards for medical device communications throughout the healthcare enterprise as well as integrating it into the electronic health record. (nist.gov)
  • NIST researchers are actively developing medical device communication test methodologies, tools, and tests to provide a key tool set needed to enable consistent and correct communication between medical devices, device-gateways, and across the healthcare enterprise. (nist.gov)
  • For ALL clinical investigations of devices falling within the scope of the Medical Devices Directive, Research Ethics Committee (REC) approval is mandatory, and this must be a REC approved by National Research Ethics Service (now part of the NHS Health Research Authority ). (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Research provided by SelectUSA, a U.S. government-wide program led by the U.S. Department of Commerce, estimates that by 2023, the medical device market is expected to grow to USD 208 Billion. (prnewswire.com)
  • Has there been any research on patient outcomes for those who leave devices in versus those who elect to take them out? (washingtonpost.com)
  • Hiroo Iwata is a professor of the University of Tsukuba, where he leads research projects on virtual reality and Device Art. (wired.com)
  • Molecular Devices, LLC is a supplier of bioanalytical measurement systems for drug discovery and other life sciences research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Founded in 1983, Molecular Devices introduced its first microplate reader in 1987 and since then has continually broadened its solution set through a combination of internal research and development efforts as well as strategic acquisitions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Molecular Devices supplies analytical systems, including instruments, software, and reagents, to accelerate and improve drug discovery and basic life science research. (wikipedia.org)
  • 510(k) exempt only when the device is made of common celluosic and synthetic material with an established safety profile. (fda.gov)
  • While several devices are used routinely at this writing in Europe and elsewhere, no device has yet been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (springer.com)
  • Each device has its optical and functional advantages and limitations, which must be matched with the patient's needs. (aoa.org)
  • Anyone who is interested in studying new materials and devices for future electronic/optoelectronic applications and also exploring unique quantum-mechanical phenomena in condensed matter systems and the devices based on them is encouraged to contact Prof. Kibog Park to the following address. (google.com)
  • But at the very high concentrations achieved by laser doping, Buonassisi says, gold can have a net positive optoelectronic impact when infrared light shines on the device. (technologyreview.com)
  • A continuous glucose monitor (CGM) is a device that checks blood sugar level continuously throughout the day and also uses a sensor inserted under your skin. (diabetes.ca)
  • Called NEMESIS (neutron emitting mobile explosives sensing and identification system), the device can generate steady state neutron production as high as 10 14 neutrons per second. (asme.org)
  • The Directives also ensure that a Device achieves its intended purpose as designated by the manufacturer, and any risks associated with the use of the Device are acceptable when weighed against the benefits to the patient and compatible with a high level of protection of health and safety. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Doctors said they weigh the possibility of device failure against the risks associated with replacing the device, including the chance of infection or injury during replacement surgery. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The Internet of Medical Things Resilience Partnership Act would require the FDA to establish a working group to recommend frameworks and guidelines for medical device security. (healthcareitnews.com)