Surgical Needle Counting Box


The Surgical Needle Box is a device used for holding needles during surgery and counting the number of surgical needles after the procedure is completed. This ensures accurate, convenient, and quick needle counting, enhancing patient safety by reducing the risk of needles being left inside the patient’s body. It also increases safety for surgical nurses by minimizing the number of times they handle surgical needles.

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It helps reduce errors in counting surgical needles and minimizes the risk of leaving needles inside the patient’s body.

Convenient and quick.


Nicha Piyasoontrawong and colleagues

Coordinator: Technology Commercialization