It is a medical device designed for rehabilitation training after thoracic surgery, which can assist patients with deep breathing and cough training so as to restore the physiological function of the lung. Due to the pain of postoperative wounds, many patients, especially elderly patients, will resist rehabilitation training. This device is designed to assist the training and alleviate the pain during it while combining fun to ease psychological discomfort.
Design / Xiao Chen
Programming / Wenyuan Ling
Prototype Making / Xiao Chen
Photography / Xiao Chen
Model / Mr Zhang (Patient), Xiao Chen
Research location / Renji Hospital Affiliated to SJTU
Year / 2018
This device is used to assist daily deep breathing training, recording patient breathing training data, or connecting the atomizer for aerosol therapy.
This device attached to the patient's body is used to assist coughing training.
This device is a cloud back-end system that integrates charging, data recording, and interactive guidance.
Time - Training Period
How to Use
Be ready to blow
good physical condition, able to complete training on their own
maximum oxygen uptake-80%, maximum heart rate-85%, pressure value-300kPa, training times-10mins/time×3 times
weak body, painful wounds, lack of strength, and mild pressure needed
maximum oxygen uptake-40%, maximum heart rate-70%, pressure value-180kPa, training times -7mins/time×3 times
If unsuitable intensity makes the patient feel discomfortable during use, he can slap the vibrator and stop it immediately.
Schematic diagram of the patch
Automatic wireless charging
"B" (breathe) Mode
The pedestal is linked with the data read by the ventilator, and the interaction is completed with the expiratory volume as the input end.
"C" (cough) Mode
The pedestal records the data (both time and intensity) of patients’ training.
The "OFF" indicator light comes when the device is not in use.