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ABTECT / Medical Product, Neck collar


ABTECT is a product for protecting further brain injury from vibration on an ambulance and helps paramedics and firefighters work more efficiently after people have a concussion. There are 4 vibration absorbers on the product back and they reduce vibration and support to hold patient's head with a backboard by using side velcro tapes. Thus there is no need to use a head immobilizer and it helps to shorten an installation time of a neck collar.


Chiba University

Chiba University
Division of Design Science
Chiba, Japan

Yuki Shinohara,
Chiba University