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Simple Umbilical Cord Cutting Tool to Overcome Infection in Third World, Tulane University School of Medicine Study



9/18/2009 7:13:08 AM

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medGadget -- A good deal of child birth in poor regions takes place without clinician assistance or properly sanitized tools. Researchers at Tulane University have developed a cheap umbilical cord cutting tool aimed at the developing world which may help prevent millions of neonatal infections. The SafeSnip can cut, seal, and sanitize the cord in one step and should cost less than $1 to manufacture.

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