Emergency Medicine Innovations

Emergency medicine projects in the Innovation Accelerator aim to improve patient care in the emergency department and increase patients' chances of surviving life-threatening events.

Pneumothorax capnography device

  • Johnathon M. Aho, M.D., Ph.D.

    Pneumothorax capnography device

Dr. Aho has created a novel device that emergency department staff can place into patients' chests to confirm the escape of carbon dioxide. The device also aids in reinflating a collapsed lung, greatly increasing patients' chances of survival in respiratory emergency.