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Porcine Block Testing in Verification of a Reloadable Adrenaline Auto-Injector for Intramuscular Injections

[+] Author Affiliations
Gokul Nair, Giancarlo Beukes, Michael Levin, Sudesh Sivarasu

University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Paper No. DMD2019-3273, pp. V001T10A013; 3 pages
  • 2019 Design of Medical Devices Conference
  • 2019 Design of Medical Devices Conference
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, April 15–18, 2019
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4103-7
  • Copyright © 2019 by ASME


A novel reloadable autoinjectors (Zibipen) for intramuscular adrenaline injections were designed and developed. This novel AAI was performance tested against some of the leading commercially available autoinjector devices. The results were found to be encouraging to recommend further technological development of the novel autoinjector.

Copyright © 2019 by ASME
Topics: Ejectors , Testing



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