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Redesigning and Incorporating the EpiPen into a Smartphone Case.

  title={Redesigning and Incorporating the EpiPen into a Smartphone Case.},
  author={Kayvon Ghoreshi},
In the event of anaphylaxis, people need an immediate injection of epinephrine. The EpiPen has provided such injections, but its size can make it somewhat unwieldy for people to carry around. This leads to many people simply not having it with them. The aim of this project is to design an epinephrine auto-injector that is more portable by integrating it into a smartphone case. While the EpiPen uses a spring mechanism, other options such as gas were explored. After testing, it was clear that a… 

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