Patient Cushion & Warmer - Medical
PROBLEM: Hard nature of spinal immobilization boards cause additional back problems causing patients to suffer longer recovery times and cost hospitals more money in claims. Methods of raising core temperature of trauma patient in field inadequate and they needed a way to have a cost effective alternative.
- Market studies of doctors and emergency technicians
- Created cost effective design capable of reducing back pain and quickly raising body temperature
- Partnered with manufacturer
- Short run manufacturing & deployment tests
RESULT: Novel new medical device which eliminates back pain associated with spinal immobilization and quickly raises core temperature of trauma patients.