Paralytic Twitch Sensor. Sponsored by: Dr. Thomas Looke and Dr . Zhihua Qu. Group 14 Kelly Boone Ryan Cannon Sergey Cheban Kristine Rudzik. Motivation. Techniques for evaluating levels of muscle response today are not reliable.
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Paralytic Twitch Sensor
Sponsored by: Dr. Thomas Looke and Dr. ZhihuaQu
Techniques for evaluating levels of muscle response today are not reliable.
Seeing first hand when we shadowed
Dr. Looke individually
blue shield that separates the sterile
field create an inconvenient way to
measure the twitches.
Different types of measuring:
3 main stimulation patterns that need to be included in the design:
Train-of-Four (TOF) Stimulation
Pattern of electrical stimulation and evoked muscle response before and after injection of neuromuscular blocking agents (NMBA).
Vout = Vin * (0.09 * P + 0.04) ± ERROR
where P = pressure in kPa
Itead Studio ITDB02-4.3
Delivers multiple useful features in a compact and cost effective display.
because power was not an issue.
Per instruction by Tekscan’s website:
Metal shim with a 0.325-inch diameter.
Recommended circuit provided by Tekscan.
Shim attached to Lead bullet weights