Hospital screens can improve the value of limited clinical spaces by isolating patients who have non-airborne precautions or by simply providing privacy in the ER, recovery rooms and other departments. Typical screens have their downsides, including being tied to fixed ceiling rails, flapping wildly with the wind whenever someone walks by, and generally looking like bed sheets being air dried.
KwickScreen, designed by UK’s Royal College of Art & Imperial College London, uses glass fiber tubes to provide both rigidity and flexibility for the screen material. The video below provides a great demo of the device:
The KwickScreen just received the prestigious UK James Dyson Award for design and technological innovation.
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