Toros University Vocational School Anesthesia Program Officer Inst. See. Mehtap Buğdaycı and Gaziantep Hasan Kalyoncu University academicians Dr. Lecturer "Visual Medicine Carrying Box" prepared by member Semra Çelikli in order to prevent misuse of drugs has received an international patent.
Stating that they sent a patent application to South Africa on December 20, 2017 and the patent was accepted 3 years later on December 28, 2020, Toros University Vocational School Anesthesia Program Officer Inst. See. Mehtap Buğdaycı said, “The purpose of designing our visual medicine transport box; To prevent the illiterate, especially the elderly, from using incomplete or overdose drugs. This invention provides a daily follow-up of the medicines people use regularly and can be combined into a single box, instead of carrying more than one medicine box separately when needed, each box contains a visual of the dose of the drug to be taken on it, the time period of the day to be taken, patient names. "It is an invention based on preventing wrong dosage and wrong drug intake to the wrong patient.
Referring to the difference of the visual medicine carrying box from other medicine carrying boxes in the market, Öğr. See. Buğdaycı said, “The intake of medicines does not only consist of morning, noon, evening and night parameters, but also meets the needs of determining whether the medicines have been taken or whether they have been taken in the right time period and to determine which medicine has been taken. The medicine box with the name and dose of the medicines placed in the boxes made in the interlocking rail system feature visually and the medicine image on the changeable cover with the medicine image on the cover, the wrong medication can be prevented with the boxes with different colors. The medicine image on the exchangeable cover also increases the usage function of each medicine box with the unification feature. The fact that it has a rail system increases the function of use for patients using more than one drug and provides ease of transportation in one piece ”.