I-Tag: inovasi pengusung pesakit penyelesaian kepada mobilasi mangsa kecederaan (I-Tag: patients stretcher innovation as a solution to injured patients mobilization) / Kim Sooi Law …[et al.]

Law, Kim Sooi and A. Karim, Noor Khairiah and Abu Talib, Nor Samsinar and Abd Hamid, Norhaliza and Abdul Rahim, Nur Arzuar and Musa, Muhamad Yusri (2020) I-Tag: inovasi pengusung pesakit penyelesaian kepada mobilasi mangsa kecederaan (I-Tag: patients stretcher innovation as a solution to injured patients mobilization) / Kim Sooi Law …[et al.]. Jurnal Inovasi Malaysia (JURIM), 3 (2). pp. 100-107. ISSN 2600-7606

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Abstract

The paramedic team of Advanced Medical and Dental Institute (IPPT), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) is often involved in providing medical assistance for various activities organised by the university such as during PIMPIN siswa outdoor training and sport events. Paramedics often faced difficulty in saving injured patients as the current stretcher is rather heavy (5.8 kg) and is not able to be folded to a smaller size. To overcome this problem, i-TAG, a stretcher made of durable two-layer canvas cloth with the size of 170.0 cm x 74.0 cm and equipped with 10 user-friendly rubber handle, has been invented. The upper part of the stretcher has a zip to insert the spinal board if the victim has spinal and head injuries. The i-TAG is also very light with only 1.2 kg in weight, easy to be folded and stored in emergency bags, and can be easily carried by paramedics. The i-TAG innovative product has a positive impact on health and safety services. Using i-TAG, the task to carry patients or injured victims becomes easier, faster, saves energy and subsequently increases the efficacy of the rescue and medical aid tasks by paramedics.

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Item Type: Article
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Law, Kim Sooi
lawks@usm.my
A. Karim, Noor Khairiah
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Abu Talib, Nor Samsinar
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Abd Hamid, Norhaliza
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Abdul Rahim, Nur Arzuar
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Musa, Muhamad Yusri
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions > Technological innovations. Technology transfer
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Social change > Causes > Technological innovations. Technology > Information technology. Information society
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Institute of Quality & Knowledge Advancement (InQKA)
Journal or Publication Title: Jurnal Inovasi Malaysia (JURIM)
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Jurnal Inovasi Malaysia (JURIM)
ISSN: 2600-7606
Volume: 3
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 100-107
Official URL: https://jurim.uitm.edu.my/
Item ID: 47251
Uncontrolled Keywords: medical aid, paramedics, stretcher
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/47251

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