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Rebrith-an improved nasogastric tube


Nasogastric tubes are a medical instrument that many patients need but they often fall off. In Taiwan, because patients are not active in recovering excises, and because family members are often very busy, nasogastric tubes are often carried for entire lifetimes. How to recover their ability to swallow and let them start a new life with delicious food. Rebirth uses a magnetic attachment that allows the nasogastric tube to be fixed but its location easily changed, solving the problem of pressure sores. The neck sensor, Rebirth-S, can monitor the location and distance of the nasogastric tube, preventing it from entering the trachea and giving a warning when it falls off. It also has a functional electrical impulse to stimulate swallowing muscles.