Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/68468
Title: Automated testing for palpating diabetic foot patient
Authors: Leung, WFW 
Lau, KTA 
Issue Date: 28-Apr-2015
Source: US Patent 9,017,266 B2. Washington, DC: US Patent and Trademark Office, 2015. How to cite?
Abstract: The present invention teaches a system for the automated palpation testing of a patient, including the use of a robotic device with a actuating element thereto. The system is useful for testing patients at risk of nerve degradation, such as diabetic sufferers. The system includes a controller for programming the robotic device to administer the test in a particular pattern, and a storage medium for storing the results of the test. The system allows a more accurate determination of the stage of nerve degradation, as well as being more standardized because of the inclusion of automation technology.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/68468
Rights: Assignee: The Hong Kong Polytechnic Univeristy.
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