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            Fraunhofer IFAM develops twofold infection protection for implants
            A hybrid implant coating made from antibacterial silver and an antibiotic will protect patients from infection in the future. The antibiotic is tailored to the patient’s unique requirements for even better protection. The AntiSelectInfekt project came about in collaboration with a research team from Charité-Universit?tsmedizin Berlin.
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            Customized prosthesis using 3D printing
            Upper limb forequarter amputations which involve the removal of the entire arm and scapula require highly customized prosthetic devices that are expensive but yet, usually underutilized due to their high maintenance and low comfort levels. At the same time, while cosmetic prostheses have a higher rate of continuous use, they have limitations in functional use.
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            Portable arm rehabilitation device for use from hospital to home
            A new portable arm rehabilitation robot will help patients to carry out robot-aided therapy at home, allowing them to perform intensive exercises without visiting hospitals or clinics, which can possibly reduce the risk of exposure to infectious diseases such as COVID-19. The robot can also be used in hospitals and outpatient facilities such as nursing homes and clinics.
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            Handheld robotic exoskeleton to improve hand mobility problems
            The Engineering Design and Technological Development Group (DIDET), from the University of AlicanteArtefactosLAB, has once again taken a step forward in terms of social innovation with the design of a new handheld robotic exoskeleton. Named [flick], this robotic exoskeleton improves the lives of people with limited or no ability to move due to neurological and/or physiological disorders.
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            World Patient Safety Day 2020: Safe care in the corona crisis
            Employee safety is patient safety – this becomes clearer than ever during the Corona pandemic. It is not only about preventing infection, but also about protection from physical and mental stress. This will be highlighted on 17 September 2020 on the occasion of World Patient Safety Day.
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            Coronavirus patients recover faster if they undergo rehabilitation as soon as possible
            Researchers in the COVID-19 'hot spot' in the Tyrolean region of Austria recruited consecutive coronavirus patients to their study, who were hospitalised at the University Clinic of Internal Medicine in Innsbruck, the St Vinzenz Hospital in Zams or the cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation centre in Münster, Austria. They reported on the first 86 patients enrolled between 29 April and 9 June.
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            Stroke patients finger recovery training hand rehabilitation robot glove
            FOFO MEDICAL Foshan Hongfeng co., ltd Single finger training is the characteristic function of #1002 finger rehabilitation training instrument. Studies have shown that single-finger training can...
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            EME presents MO-VIT TL: a new concept in functional rehabilitation, even for the fourth age.
            EME, an innovative company in the physiotherapy and rehabilitation sector, presents Mo-Vit TL: the first device of the Motus Vitae circuit, dedicated to the rehabilitation of the lower limbs. Motus...
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            MEDICAL FAIR ASIA 2020 goes Digital with Online Convenience for Medical Sourcing Needs
            MEDICAL FAIR ASIA 2020 goes Digital with Online Convenience for Medical Sourcing Needs Ten-day digital experience for a vibrant marketspace to conduct business 24/7 Singapore, 22 September 2020 –...
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