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    • Combined thermometer/otoscope device providing dual functionality with no external power source for developing world hospitals 

      Dorfman, Danielle (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2010-05-17)
      Although the thermometer and the otoscope have been integral to medicine for decades, conditions in the developing world have prevented their effectiveness and limited their availability. However, these instruments are ...
    • Delivery Vehicle for Rapid Low-Cost Medical Infectious Disease Diagnostic Tests: Portable Paper Diagnostic Dispenser for Developing Countries 

      Shi, Marlene (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2010-05-17)
      Infectious diseases still plague much of the developing world. Rapid and accurate diagnosis of diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV is critical for improved control and management allowing for targeted and ...
    • Easy and Inexpensive Needle Remover 

      O'Grady, Mary (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2010-05-17)
      There is evidence for the need of a more economic needle remover to reduce the volume of sharps waste in third world countries and lead to safer practices with sharps disposal. I have developed a low cost device that can ...
    • Gated Incentive Spirometer 

      Adeofe, Tolulade (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2010-05-17)
      A spirometer is a medical apparatus used to measure the volume of air inspired and expired by the lungs. The spirometer has the ability to do several things such as record the amount of air that is breathed in and out over ...
    • Hypertension Detector for Developing Countries 

      Thakor, Nitish; Sanghvi, Harshad; Acharya, Soumyadipta; Jayaram, Gowri; Lee, Shin Rong; Trachtenberg, Matthew (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2010-05-17)
      For low-income countries, hypertension is the leading cause of death. Preeclampsia, a disorder often characterized by high blood pressure, is the second leading killer of pregnant women globally. Preeclampsia can be ...
    • Infant Incubator Project: A low-cost, low-energy consumption solution for infant incubators in developing countries 

      Donato, Kristin (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2010-05-17)
    • Need for Hand-Crank Powered Otoscope in Rural Areas 

      Gupta, Anshuman (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2010-05-17)
      The need for affordable medical devices is paramount for improved health care in rural areas around the globe. Specifically for child and maternal health, adequate access to health care professionals and equipment is ...
    • A Rapid and Affordable Eye Diagnostic Camera 

      Thakor, Nitish; Shah, Shivam (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2010-05-17)
      Corneal disease is the second leading cause of blindness in the developing world. Over 314 million people are visually impaired and nearly 90% live in the developing world. Better diagnosis of corneal disease would decrease ...
    • Temperature Sensor for Safe Vaccine Storage 

      Seo, Hyun-Sun (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2010-05-17)
    • Wound Tracking on iPhone Report 

      Kurtz, Gregory (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2010-05-17)
      The application is a simple, portable, and useful iPhone application for the quick documentation and review of wounds and/or burns. The application provides the ability to create a database of patients, search through the ...