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ANNA / Breathing Assistant

ANNA
ANNA

General anesthesia can be terrifying for children. The child has to breathe through a tightly sealed mask for up to several minutes. Many times this causes children to panic, making the procedure longer.
ANNA is a breathing assistant that helps the child to remain calm and breathe properly. The interactive lights are simple to understand and speeds up the sedation process, benefiting everyone involved.
-Simple and intuitive: Gives fun and direct feedback on your breathing
-The child can prepare by practicing breathing on his own
-Procedure goes faster if child is relaxed

University

Hochschule für Bildende Künste

Hochschule für Bildende Künste
Braunschweig, Germany

Sebastian Aumer,
Umeå Institute of Design

Lars Sundelin,
Umeå Institute of Design

Janis Beinerts,
Umeå Institute of Design

Trieuvy Luu,
Umeå Institute of Design