DURING THE TENURE OF THIS GRANT, TOPICAL TESTING WILL BUILD,TEST, AND EVALUATE A PROTOTYPE MODEL OF ITS AUTOMATED TACTILE TESTER.

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 5308
Amount: $50,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1986
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Topical Testing Inc
1220 East 3900 South, Suite 1e, Salt Lake City, UT, 84117
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 KENNETH W HORCH
 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
 (801) 581-6047
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
DURING THE TENURE OF THIS GRANT, TOPICAL TESTING WILL BUILD,TEST, AND EVALUATE A PROTOTYPE MODEL OF ITS AUTOMATED TACTILE TESTER. THIS DEVICE IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE FOR REPEATABLE, RELIABLE, AND LARGELY AUTOMATED TESTING OF TOUCH, TEMPERATURE, AND PAIN SENSATIONS FROM THE SKIN AS A DIAGNOSTIC TOOL IN EVALUATING PERIPHERAL AND CENTRAL NEURO- PATHIES. THE MICROPROCESSOR-CONTROLLED DEVICE ALSO KEEPS A RECORD OF EACH PATIENT'S PERFORMANCE DURING DIFFERENT TESTING SESSIONS, PROVIDING A QUANTITATIVE MEASURE OF THE PROGRESS OF DISEASE OR RECOVERY. IT PROVIDES BOTH GRAPHICALAND TABULAR PRESENTATION OF THE DATA OBTAINED FROM INDIVIDUAL PATIENTS, FACILITATING CLINICAL INTERPRETATION OFTHE DATA.

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