When a Medical Innovation Comes From a Car mechanic
Innovation in the digital and social media-rich era of medicine can come from anyone. Here is a proof as a car mechanic, based on a party trick, came up with a solution for difficult births.
A “potentially revolutionary” device to help women during difficult births has come from an unlikely source – a car mechanic from Argentina, who based the idea on a party trick.
Apart from having five children of his own, Jorge Odon had no connection with the world of obstetrics. He did however have a talent for invention.
This is the original trick:
And his innovation: