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Communication via eye-tracking

Dear Sir or Madam,

Waking up in a hospital is sometimes bad enough. Finding that you have been "robbed" of your voice and cannot make yourself understood is quite a horror, isn't it? Yet this situation happens in intensive care units. Caring for patients who - although conscious - cannot communicate with those around them is a major challenge for the staff. The BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil in Bochum therefore works with an eye-tracking system. You can find out how it works, how it has made it easier to deal with those affected, but what challenges still exist in our video.

Stay healthy!

Anne Hofmann
Editorial team MEDICA-tradefair.com

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Intensive care patients: Communication via eye-tracking systems

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Patients at the intensive care unit are not always able to communicate with their environment, even if they are conscious. The BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil in Bochum, Germany, now aims to enable them to communicate using an eye-tracking system. Learn in our video interview how this system works, how it was established and what obstacles still need to be overcome.
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