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Stethoscope Sterilizer project
Stethoscope Sterilizer project

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HyLight

Marvin Li

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer
Kelly Hering Alex Nam Regina Kang

Designing for Healthier Hospitals

Fall 2012

Professors:

Michael Lye

Christopher Bull

After seeing contaminated patient

Patient A

Patient B

!

Failure to clean stethoscope

Ability to infect future patients

Patient C

Patient D Patient E

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

!
1 in 3
EMS stethoscopes carry MRSA

Out of 150 personnel studied:

37% cleaned 48% cleaned

monthly

daily to weekly

7% yearly 7% never

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

!
1 in 3 EMS stethoscopes carry MRSA

Out of 150 personnel studied:

37% Cleaned
monthly

48% Cleaned

daily to weekly

7% Yearly 7% Never

Stapylococcal Culture Results
120 Mean colony forming units 100 80 60 40 20 0 Daily Weekly Monthly Yearly Never Min Mean Max 100

Types of Microorganisms in CFUs Examined

Colony formed units (%)

80

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(CFUs)

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HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

Product Direction

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Add a single easy step.

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Transmission of contagions stopped

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

Product Needs
Small

Minimal maintenance

Lightweight

Short work time to kill contagions

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

Which way to sterilize the surface?

Alcohol

UV Light

Thymol

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

Short work time.

99.9% kill rate. Short work time. Low maintenance.

Simple.

Alcohol

UV Light

Thymol

High maintenance. Large volume.

Requires electricity.

Lower kill rate. Long work time.

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

Relevant UV Products

Violight DUO

ZAPI

Pipila

Steripod

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

Initial Sketches

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

Dividing the Form

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

Components
Battery Battery Housing

Sliding Battery Cover Circuit

Chip Housing

UV-C Bulb inlay UV-C Bulb slides in

Torsion Spring

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

Ways to Wear It

1.

The two separate pieces come together with the help of magnets to hold itself in a pocket.

Pocket

Around neck

2.

The stethoscope housing can also move about freely around its wire for a better degree of motion.

Pocket

Over the neck

Side Pocket

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

Opening will cause HyLight to automatically turn o .
(via. reed switch)

Pinch to open

Healthcare worker sees new patient

Pull out stethoscope

Repeated Cycle

HyLight sterilizes the stethoscope for use with the next patient

Use stethoscope on patient

Clip in stethoscope

Pinch to open again

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

Printed Circuit Board

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

Projected Costs

Part Part
Housing Stethoscope Clip Battery and Circuit Compartment Circuit Circuit Board Circuit Components Battery UVC Lamp

Cost Cost
$5.25 $3.87 $1.38 $7.00 $5.50 $1.50 $4.42 $12.58

Total Cost

$29.25

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

Things to consider for the future:
- Completely sealing o UV light - Embedding switches - Improving the circuit

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

Thank you!
Any questions?
Marvin Li Kelly Hering Alex Nam Regina Kang

HyLight

A Pocket Stethoscope Sterilizer

Fall 2012

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