Problem:It is a huge hassle to document all instruments and items used during a surgery.
NEED Statement: A RFID-based tray to keep track of all instruments being used and sterilized before re-using.
Beneficiary: Surgeon, Scrub nurse
- A tray with embedded sensors ( load cells and RFID)
- All equipments are sterilized and kept in the tray before surgery
- Tray is scanned at the beginning of the operation
- Separate tray dedicated solely to the purpose of collecting the used equipments during the surgery
Result: Saves time to distinguish sterilized instruments during a surgery. Provides higher accuracy to keep track of equipments saving time. Less human effort required making the system more convenient to crosscheck data.