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The innovation Skin Port Protector
Auchuta Ruangwinyuwetch, B.NS.
Division of Operative Nursing, Department of Nursing, Siriraj Hospital. Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand.
Current medical technology is more advanced as a result, work more convenient and easier. However, it also found problems resulting from the use of these sophisticated tools as well such as the machine breakdown and absorption of fat called “Ultrasonic Liposuction” when using a heat pipe in which the tool contact with the skin of patients, if exposed to heat for long periods may cause injury to the skin. This reason, invent innovative “Skin-Port Protector” application. The main purpose is to prevent patients injured while being treated skin areas. This innovation is made of available resources within the department, it has quality and low cost too. This has improved the quality of innovation (CQI)to 3 times. In order to have innovation, quality, and benefits to maximum use. This results from the introduction of innovative “Skin-Port Protector” is used the incidence of injuries of skin area exposed to the heat of a hand is 0 times, the surgeons were satisfied to use this innovation to 99%.
The heart of patient care is concerned and to develop their own, development work is always with an emphasis on proactive. The innovation process is reflected lessons learned from the work done to develop even further, using available resources to the maximum. It also results in customer satisfaction for both patients and providers as well.