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
Amount:
$50,000.00
Award Year:
1986
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
5308
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
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
KENNETH W HORCH
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
(801) 581-6047
Business Contact:
() -
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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