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Prof. Peter Culmer, University of Leeds, is offering an on-demand teaching session for medical professionals that will explore the development of healthcare mechatronics and its translation from India to sub-Saharan Africa through the TARGET Training Study. He will discuss the importance of need identification, participatory design, frugal innovation, and exploring the need for innovation to be agile and flexible. Participants will have the chance to gain insight into effective development strategies with a focus on team work and continuous learning.
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Please follow this link for access to Professor Pete Culmer's talk given on Module 3

Module 3: Technology design for low-resource settings

o  Describe participatory and context-specific design principles

o  Understand how to develop sustainable technologies

o  Learn how to collaborate across disciplines

o  Technology transfer principles in global health

Learning objectives

Learning Objectives: 1. Describe the principles of tissue retraction in keyhole surgery. 2. Explain how to achieve assistant independence during surgery. 3. Assess how to maintain a clear surgical viewpoint. 4. Analyse the process of deployment of healthcare engineering solutions. 5. Evaluate the impact of frugal innovation on healthcare engineering.
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Prof. Peter Culmer Professor in Healthcare Engineering University of Leeds Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 1 Healthcare Mechatronics Labhttps://medium.com/university-of-leeds/a-team-across-two-continents-to-open-up-keyhole- surgery-af019b58767b 2 /05/2023 2 2 Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer Healthcare Mechatronics Lab • Tissue retraction • Assistant independence • Clear surgical viewpoint Deployment Retraction Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 3 Healthcare Mechatronics Lab 23/05/2023 4 Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 4 Healthcare Mechatronics Lab 23/05/2023 5 Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 5 Healthcare Mechatronics Lab A solution without a clinical need! Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 6 Healthcare Mechatronics Lab 6 https://doi.org/10.1177/17511437211018615 23//05/2023 7 7 Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer Healthcare Mechatronics Lab 23/05/2023 8 Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 8 Healthcare Mechatronics Lab 23/05/2023 9 Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 9 Healthcare Mechatronics Lab Local clinical needs are important Frugal innovation is flexible! https://doi.org/10.3389/fmedt.2021.715969 Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 10 Healthcare Mechatronics Lab 10 x x ✓ Can be performed under Spinal Anaesthesia 1 ✓ CO not2required ✓ Easier to provide training 1 ✓ Simple laparoscopic instruments ✓ Faster recovery time 2 Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 11 Healthcare Mechatronics Lab Ball joint expands, contracts and slips Difficult to transport “It’s heavy” “Can only be used for BMI Many levers, operated by under 25” assistant “Doesn’t fit in a flash autoclave” Very heavy gearbox Bed rail bends, causing device to lean 23/05/2023 12 Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 12 Healthcare Mechatronics Lab Frugal Innovation Participatory Design Iterative Evaluation Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 13Healthcare Mechatronics Lab Iterative Development and Evaluation Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 14 Healthcare Mechatronics Lab 14 Clinical Use…and feedback! www.youtube.com/channel/UCgYHZy1Y3cFSWXOIBbv5RJw Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 15 Healthcare Mechatronics Lab 15 …and translation from India to sub-Saharan Africa Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 16 Healthcare Mechatronics Lab 16 TARGET Training Study: Uganda, Kabale District Hospital Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 17 Healthcare Mechatronics Lab 17TARGET Training Study: Uganda, Kabale District Hospital Working together… …from the start… …continuously! Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 18Healthcare Mechatronics Lab Effective Development: participatory design, frugal innovation, continuously! Innovation needs a well-defined (clinical) need! Be flexible and agile with innovation – you don’t always own it! Work across disciplines – from early-to-late stages. Group Overview 2021 @peteculmer 19 Healthcare Mechatronics Lab