Brachial Plexus Blocker Prototype
Stéphanie Coelho Monteiro 1 *
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1 Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, PORTUGAL
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Abstract

Although the area of surgical simulation has been the subject of study in recent years, it is still necessary to develop artificial experimental models with a perspective to dismiss the use of biological models. Since this makes the simulators more real, transferring the environment of the health professional to a physical or virtual reality, an anesthetic prototype has been developed, where the motor response is replicated when the brachial plexus is subjected to a proximal nervous stimulus. Using action-research techniques, with this simulator it was possible to validate that the human nerve response can be replicated, which will aid the training of health professionals, reducing possible risks in a surgical environment.

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Article Type: Research Article

https://doi.org/10.20897/jisem.201714

, 2017 - Volume 2 Issue 3, Article No: 14

Publication date: 02 Aug 2017

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