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Virginia Tech, Carilion team with physician to create digital ER pediatric response chart
Date:12/6/2010

oftware program runs on LabVIEW, owned by National Instruments. Known as TEAM Broselow, the method is being tested at various hospitals, including facilities in Roanoke, Va., Austin, Texas, and Winston-Salem, N.C., and will be fine tuned as additional input comes in from doctors, nurses and other medical personnel, said Muelenaer.

Many of the new features already include input from medical personnel around the country, Muelenaer said. One example: The ability to track by barcode-scan the exact types and amounts of medicine administered to the patient. "The idea is to give multiple people access to the same info, on a big screen," said Al Wicks (http://www.me.vt.edu/people/faculty/wicks.html), an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech, who serves on the Pediatric Medical Device Institute's leadership team with Muelenaer.

Much of the work to digitize the Broselow Tape for display on LCD televisions was completed by Carlos Guevara, a Virginia Tech master's student in mechanical engineering from El Salvador who recently became an American citizen. Emergency medical personnel still will rely on the physical laminated tape to determine the child's care-need level, before utilizing the digital display version.

"Doing this was a rather simple task," said Guevara. "The challenges arose in an attempt to take advantage of current technology in order to develop a much more enhanced device, such as using the available drug concentration information to calculate volume to administer once a drug has been scanned."

The idea for a digital version of the Broselow Tape came two-fold, hundreds of miles apart. In Hickory, Broselow was working with a collaborator on a Web-based adaptation as far back as three years ago. Meanwhile, more than a year ago, Stacy Steans, a pediatric physician at Roanoke's Carilion Clinic Children's Hospital, had his own epiphany about conve
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