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Proning Taco

Hospitals treating COVID-19 patients around the world are using the prone-positioning of patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) as an effective therapy to increase blood oxygenation and reduce mortality. Turning anesthetized patients safely requires at least 3-5 medical nurses and can be tedious to do with current methods. helpfulETH’s project proposes a simple mechanical…

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New video about the prone position project

Our project focused on relieving the prone position is bringing out results to USZ and has documented their findings in a publication and a new video. Hospitals treating COVID-19 patients around the world are using the prone-positioning of patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) as an effective therapy to increase blood oxygenation and reduce…

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Pathogen Containment for Interactive Devices (PACID)

The PACID system aims to shield portable electronic devices (such as phones, pagers, etc.) from surface contamination while maintaining access to its features (touchscreen, buttons, microphone, loudspeaker). For this, the PACID system introduces a disposable plastic containment around the device before entering the contaminated space. After leaving the infectious environment, the plastic containment is removed…

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Mask Recycling Process

This project investigated possible recycling methods for face masks like FFP2 or N99. Below, you will find a collection of our findings. More on the project behind these findings: Mask Recycling ProcessFor inquiries on this project, please contact Stephan Fox. Findings: Soap, alcohol, and chlorine-based reagents should not be considered, as they reduce the filtering function…

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Face Shields

We offer 3D printed face shields based on the RC3.1 design. This design is a popular emergency solution around the globe and multiple hospitals in Switzerland already use this product to supplement their limited supply of ordinary face shields. This solution will come with full documentation. More on the project behind this solution: Production of…

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Our flyers are out

The first solutions of helpfulETH are already in use in several hospitals throughout Switzerland. Below is the flyer which we distribute to a wide range of healthcare providers in order to inform them about the possibility to obtain our devices. Shortly, we will have a “Results” section on our homepage, where requests for our solutions…

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Standardized Testing Facility for Low-Cost Ventilators

Need Current ventilator development for the COVID-19 pandemic needs standardized testing. Accurate testing enables fast design cycles and efficient product development to enable an effective certification process of lost-cost ventilators. Goal Based on international standards, a test chest, and a dummy head both provided by the simulation center of the University Hospital Zurich, standardized tests…

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NZZ

In today’s NZZ, Joël Mesot (President of ETH Zürich), Martin Vetterli (President of EPF Lausanne), and Michael Hengartner (President of the ETH Board) comment on cooperation in times of Corona and reflect on the coming together of the scientific community. helpfulETH finds itself in there too! The article is in German.

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#mavtathome

Although some of us are inevitably on the workshop floors and in the hospitals for manufacturing and testing, you find the post under #mavtathome – very fittingly according to the circumstances!