The £40 smart plaster that spots sepsis SIX hours early: Gadget to be fast-tracked into hospitals after trials show it could boost survival rates



A smart plaster that detects the early signs of sepsis is to be fast-tracked into NHS hospitals.
Trials of the Respira Sense device show it can identify a deteriorating patient an average of six hours earlier than current methods, significantly boosting survival chances.
NHS England bosses yesterday announced they had earmarked the gadget for rapid adoption as part of the Health Service’s innovation accelerator programme.
The £40 sensor is placed on the chest of very sick patients to monitor their breathing as soon as they arrive in hospital. The technology – which can be worn for eight... read more

 
20 November 2017 in Health, Views: 65
Source: Daily Mail
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