Reducing Case of Medical Personnel Infected to COVID-19, ITB Develops Personal Protective Equipment Disinfection Unit

* Disinfection and pretreatment device prototypes for PPE sterilization. (Photo: Doc. Renni Suhardi)BANDUNG, itb.ac.id - Reported several cases of doctors and medical personnel infected with COVID-19 while on duty, although they have been equipped with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and well usage procedures. The team analyzed the...

In Support of PPE Demand, ITB Produces Face Shields with 3D Printer Technology

*Face shield prototype made by Ir. Adi Indrayatno, M.Sc, Ph.D. (Picture: private document)BANDUNG, itb.ac.id – Since COVID-19 has been declared as a pandemic, medical workers have been faced with the duty of handling the amount of positive patients, person under surveillance (OD), and patient under surveillance (PDP). In taking care of these...

ITB Develops Individual Isolation Room in Handling COVID-19

*Photo by Arria SrinardwitaBANDUNG, itb.ac.id - Recently, the number of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia continues to increase. As a result, the number of patients who need intensive care with adequate facilities is also increasing. However, not all referral hospitals have adequate facilities in handling and care of COVID-19 patients, one of which is...

ITB Lecturer Team Develops Non-Contact Body Temperature Thermal Cameras

To measure body temperature in a non-contact manner in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 to the current standard procedure, because according to WHO guidelines one of the indications since infection with COVID-19 started in 5-14 days will cause body temperatures greater than 38oC or known as fever symptoms. The use of the infrared gun...

ITB Develops a Multi User Ventilator

*LC MUMU ventilator casing design. (Photo of doc. Augie Widyotriatmo S.T., M.T., Ph.D)BANDUNG, itb.ac.id - The availability of medical devices is important in handling the COVID-19 pandemic, both for patients and medical personnel. Ventilator is one of the medical devices that is needed as a breathing aid for COVID-19 patients who experience...

ITB Lecturer Team Develops an Ambu-Bag-based Portable Ventilator: Airgency

BANDUNG, itb.ac.id - Bandung Institute of Technology Lecturer Team developed Airgency: Emergency Automatic Bag-Ventilator, a portable ventilator to treat COVID-19 patients using ambu-bag technology (air bags). Airgency is an innovation that has been developed as a treatment for COVID-19 patients who have been in most critical stage where has...

Mental Burden Analysis of the Use of Learning Systems in e-Learning

BANDUNG, itb.ac.id - In order to anticipate the spread of COVID-19, teaching, and learning activities both in schools and colleges are now conducted online. Institut Teknologi Bandung itself has imposed online lectures as of March 16, 2020, and then extended as stated in Circular Letter No.123 / I1.B01 / PP / 2020 concerning Extension of Online...