- Syeda Dua Hashmi, a talented student from Aligarh Institute of Technology in Karachi, has designed a first aid ventilator that integrates Bluetooth and WiFi capabilities for enhanced functionality.
- The Smart Mechanical device offers a unique blend of medical necessity and digital innovation
- The innovation holds the potential to revolutionise first aid solutions in Pakistan.
A remarkable achievement has emerged from the Aligarh Institute of Technology in Karachi where a talented young female student, Syeda Dua Hashmi has designed a first aid ventilator with a unique twist.
Revolutionising First Aid: The Smart Mechanical Ventilator’s Technological Leap
The Smart Mechanical Ventilator is a highly innovative creation that is not just a life-saving medical device, but it also leverages cutting-edge technology to enhance its functionality. By integrating Bluetooth and WiFi capabilities, this ventilator stands at the intersection of medical necessity and digital innovation, promising a new era of first aid solutions for Pakistan.
In a video by Times of Karachi, Syeda Dua Hashmi talks about how this innovative project began while she was designing the smart ventilator for an exhibition held in her institute. She further said that the team garnered a lot of praise from all those who attended for their innovative development. The smart mechanical ventilator was built in 1.5 months and cost them a total of PKR 30,000.
Lifesaving Devices Amidst Critical Healthcare Challenges
The importance of ventilators in the field of medical care cannot be overstated. They serve as crucial devices that provide life-saving respiratory support to patients who are unable to breathe on their own. In the context of a pandemic like COVID-19, ventilators become indispensable tools in managing and preventing avoidable fatalities.
The scarcity in Pakistan is known to all where lives are tragically lost due to the unavailability of these devices. The healthcare system becomes strained under the weight of overwhelmed hospitals. This leads to compromised patient care and decisions about the allocation of scarce resources; a dilemma medical professionals should never face.
This smart mechanical ventilator if implemented in all of mainstream hospitals in the country and ambulances would become a game changer for Pakistan.
Details and Specifications of the Smart Mechanical Ventilator
Changing everything you know about a ventilator, Syeda Dua Hashmi has developed a portable ventilator device for emergencies. The portable ventilator can be operated via Wifi and Bluetooth, and is controlled via an app.
The mini ventilator is designed to be used for all ages, adults and newborns alike can benefit from this ventilator. This ventilator showcases the potential of blending medical expertise with digital solutions.
One of the standout features of this device lies in its ability to establish connections via Bluetooth and WiFi. These capabilities enable seamless communication between the ventilator and other devices. The smart ventilator has the potential to streamline data sharing, remote monitoring, and medical consultations in the future.
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This smart first aid solution is sure to change the healthcare systems in Pakistan if authorities pay heed to it. With a negligible cost of PKR 30,000 this is something that every ambulance and hospital in the country desperately needs. This portable device can be used for patients who do not receive care due to highly critical patients.
As the world continues to grapple with health crises, solutions that use technology with medical necessities are essential.
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