Use of load cell in medical industry

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Use of load cell in medical industry

  1. 1. Use of Load Cells in the Medical Industry<br />
  2. 2. Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment<br />One of the key challenges for the medical practitioners:<br />Need to monitor and administer the correct amount of medication at a rate that will prevent blood clots<br />
  3. 3. Is the pump injecting the liquid at a safe rate?<br />
  4. 4. Has the blood clotted in the vein of the patient?<br />
  5. 5. Has the needle missed the target vein?<br />
  6. 6. Has the needle mistakenly penetrated through both walls of the vein?<br />
  7. 7. Designed to allow medical personnel to remotely check up on their patients receiving long duration automated treatments.<br />Loadstar Sensors Specialized <br />Syringe Pump System <br />
  8. 8. The Solution<br />Use one load cell between the syringe pump apparatus and the syringe in order to monitor the administration of chemotherapy drugs.<br />Parts Used:1 iLoad Mini 10lb Load Cell<br />1 Syringe Pump<br />1 Displacement Indicator<br />1 DQ-1000U<br />LoadVUE software<br />Total time to setup1 hour<br />
  9. 9. The Result<br />The system provides data that can by easily analyzed by the medical personnel to determine if the patient needs immediate attention<br />
  10. 10. Loadstar Sensors' award winning capacitive load cells offer unmatched ease of use in a low profile, rugged and integrated package.<br />
  11. 11. Loadstar Sensors<br />48089 Fremont Blvd.<br />Fremont, CA 94538<br />sales@loadstarsensors.com<br />(510) 623 - 9600<br />

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