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The Surrogate Bruising Detection System

Caption: The surrogate bruising detection system consists of a sensing skin adapted to a 12-month-old child surrogate (anthropomorphic test device -- ATD), data acquisition system and computerized body mapping image that dynamically displays impact forces imparted to the ATD during simulated injurious events such as falls or abusive trauma. The system displays and records potential locations of bruises caused by impact to the surrogate.

Credit: R Dsouza and G Bertocci -- Injury Risk Assessment and Prevention Laboratory, Department of Bioengineering, University of Louisville

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