Students Create Cost-Effective, Easy-to-Use Medical Device

Engineering Design Team 15024 with their project posterAn incorrectly inserted nasogastric feeding tube can lead to serious injury or death.

But a UA College of Engineering senior design team featuring four biomedical engineering students is helping to mitigate the danger.

In May, they produced a working prototype of an instrument that gives instant feedback on tube placement.

University of Arizona College of Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering 1127 E James E. Rogers Way P.O. Box 210020 Tucson, AZ 85721-0020