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1 The V.I.A. Comfort Clip Vibration Induced Analgesia
By: Jeffrey McFarlane ARNP-C JMM Creations, Inc.

2 Overview The Problems Pain associated with needle injections
Arthritis pain of the elbows, wrists, hands, feet, fingers, & toes The Missions Create an affordable, effective, easy to use, universal, and socially-acceptable device, and present it for common use. The Technology High-frequency mechanical vibration for analgesia Novel method of application The Science Neural gate control and distraction U.S. Patent was filed December 2011.

3 Goals and Objectives Use this unique design to overcome the barriers that currently prevent needle pain management. Offer a hands-free, socially acceptable device for the application of vibration analgesia. Offer a practical, easy to use device for use, not only with the medical community, but the general public.

4 The V.I.A. Hands Feet Fingers IV’s Immunizations

5 Features and Benefits Safe Low cost Effective Reusable Non-invasive
Clean Drug free Dual vibration Hypoallergenic Hands free Resistant to fluids All ages Easy to use Broad range of use

6 How Pain Works

7 How the V.I.A. Works Vibration interrupts or confuses the signals from the peripheral nociceptors in the extremities. In other words, it creates a traffic jam in the nerve pathway so the pain signal cannot be delivered to the brain effectively.

8 Statistics Total United States population is Over 311 million.
Total US market of pain management devices estimated at $350 million. An estimated 50 million adults in the United States reported being told by a doctor that they have some form of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia. Diabetics: 23.6 million children and adults in the United States—7.8% of the population—have diabetes. U.S. Children receive at least six sets if immunizations by the time they reach middle school. 5795 Hospitals in the U.S. with over 700 Billion in annual expenses. Over 8700 Urgent Care clinics in the U.S. Over 600,000 Physician and Surgeons in the U.S. There are over 3 million Registered Nurses in the U.S. Over 320,000 registered phlebotomists in the U.S.

9 The Clientelle Anyone giving or receiving an injection or suffering from arthritis of the extremities Physicians Diabetics Nurses Pediatrics Medics Diagnostic labs Hospitals Coumadin clinics Outpatient surgery centers Pain management Arthritis sufferers Walk in clinics

10 The Competition The Numblebee $500 Diavibe $300
The Buzzy $35 Fingertip vibrators $15 + Effective, but not socially acceptable as they are designed for sexual use. EMLA cream 30gm tube $55

11 Comparisons V.I.A. Sofstic Diavibe EMLA Buzzy Ethyl Chloride
Bionix ShotBlocker V.I.A. Cost $500 $300 $55 $40 $35 $7 Hands free No Yes, adhesive pad Must be applied to skin Yes, Uses a strap No, requires manual traction YES, Clips on Dual motors N/A No moving parts YES Type of injections SQ, IV, IM SQ, IM Approx 5mm dermal penetration SQ, IV, IM, Intra-articular, fingertips Reusable Has disposable tips Has disposable pads Yes No, disposable single use Rapid adjustment FDA approval FDA Registered Currently not available in U.S. due to FDA regulation Lighted Used for Joint Pains Possibly

12 Jeffrey McFarlane ARNP
Practice websites Qualifications Currently working in Urgent Care, Otolaryngology, and Emergency Department settings with skills in the assessment and treatment of acute and chronic conditions. Dedicated practitioner with experience in emergency, otolaryngology, internal medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN, and OR. Self motivated professional, with a commitment to providing quality health care. Flexible, quick learner who adapts easily to new situations and enjoys a challenge. Credentials Florida ARNP License # ARNP Certifications AANP National Board Certification – Family practice Certified Otorhinolaryngology Nurse - CORLN Basic Life Support Advanced Cardiac Life Support Pediatric Advanced Life Support Education December MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner Program Florida Atlantic University, SON, Boca Raton, FL November BSN Johns Hopkins University, SON, Baltimore, MD May RN Indian River Community College, Fort Pierce, FL

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