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Seeking Cord / Cable Management Ideas for the Operating Room Environment

TAGS:Engineering/Design Life Sciences
STATUS: Awarded
POSTED: 5/07/13

In the operating room, it is quite common to use available and improvised objects to support, hold and manage cords, catheters and wires during a procedure.  We are interested in a multitude of ideas on how to address the cord / cable management concerns in this environment.

Source: InnoCentive
Challenge ID: 10300000037
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