IJAT Vol.12 No.4 pp. 542-552
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2018.p0542


Visualization of Acquisition Experience in Sternal Compression Maneuver Using Kinect Sensoring: For Co-Creation of Medical Technique Experiential Values

Nao Sato*1,†, Kenju Akai*2, Makoto Hirose*3, Satoru Okamoto*4, and Kenji Karino*5

*1Clinical SkillUp Center, Shimane University Hospital
89-1 Enya, Izumo, Shimane 693-8501, Japan

Corresponding author

*2Center for Community-based Healthcare Research and Education, Shimane University, Izumo, Japan

*3Department of Information Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Matsue College, Matsue, Japan

*4Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Shimane University, Matsue, Japan

*5Master’s Course for Instructor of Medical Simulation, Graduate School of Medical Research, Shimane University, Izumo, Japan

October 9, 2017
April 19, 2018
Online released:
July 3, 2018
July 5, 2018
Kinect, sensoring, clinical skill improvement, CPR, skill education

In this study, we compare and verify data that have been rendered visual by Kinect sensoring with data obtained by conventional devices. This is in order to promote the co-creation of experiential values in the acquisition of a sternal compression technique in basic life support in the context of the improvement of the clinical skills of physicians and healthcare professionals. We find that Kinect sensoring is sufficiently accurate to evaluate measurements of the rate and depth of sternal compression; it is comparable to accelerometers and sternal compression-dedicated sensoring devices. This provides a platform for the co-creation of experiential values for the improvement of clinical skills based on the acquisition of medical techniques using the Kinect sensor, which is low in cost and easy to use. It also provides a platform for the exchange of sensor-captured information between the instructor and trainee. It is hoped that this will lead to the co-creation of values useful for the development of educational services in life-saving medical techniques.

Cite this article as:
N. Sato, K. Akai, M. Hirose, S. Okamoto, and K. Karino, “Visualization of Acquisition Experience in Sternal Compression Maneuver Using Kinect Sensoring: For Co-Creation of Medical Technique Experiential Values,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.12 No.4, pp. 542-552, 2018.
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