Technical Brief

Mechanism for Adaptive Virtual Reality Feedback1

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Neil Vaughan, Venketesh N. Dubey

Faculty of Science and Technology,
Bournemouth University,
Poole BH12 5BB, UK

Michael Y. K. Wee, Richard Isaacs

Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,
Poole BH15 2JB, UK

DOI: 10.1115/1.4033873Manuscript received March 1, 2016; final manuscript received March 17, 2016; published online August 1, 2016. Editor: William Durfee.

J. Med. Devices 10(3), 030951 (Aug 01, 2016) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-16-1138; doi: 10.1115/1.4033873 History: Received March 01, 2016; Revised March 17, 2016

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Vaughan, N. , Dubey, V. N. , Wee, M. Y. , and Isaacs, R. , 2014, “ Parametric Model of Human Body Shape and Ligaments for Patient-Specific Epidural Simulation,” Artif. Intell. Med., 62(2), pp. 129–140. [CrossRef] [PubMed]
Vaughan, N. , Dubey, V. N. , Wee, M. Y. , and Isaacs, R. , 2013, “ A Review of Epidural Simulators: Where are We Today?” Med. Eng. Phys., 35(9), pp. 1235–1250. [CrossRef] [PubMed]
Vaughan, N. , Dubey, V. N. , Wee, M. Y. , and Isaacs, R. , 2014, “ Device to Accurately Place Epidural Tuohy Needle for Anesthesia Administration,” Mech. Sci., 5(1), pp. 1–6. [CrossRef]


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Motor current usage over time during insertion

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(a) Rear view of motor and gearbox and (b) side view

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Fig. 1

The 1DOF needle insertion haptic device

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Fig. 4

Comparison of simulated and in vivo pressure



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