21 May 2010 Noninvasive vital signal monitoring
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Proceedings Volume 7743, Southeast Asian International Advances in Micro/Nanotechnology; 77430E (2010) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.862727
Event: Southeast Asian International Advances in Micro/Nano-technology, 2010, Bangkok, Thailand
Vital signals of patients, such as heart rate, temperature and movement are crucial to monitor patients in hospital. Current heart rate measurement is obtained by using Electrocardiograph, which normally applies electrodes to the patient's body. As electrodes are extremely uncomfortable to ware and hinder patient's movement, a non-invasive vital signal-monitoring device will be a better solution. Similar to Electrocardiograph, the device detects the voltage difference across the heart by using concept of capacitance, which can be obtained by two conductive fiber sewing on the bed sheet. Simultaneous temperature reading can also be detected by using surface mounted temperature sensor. This paper will mainly focus on the heart rate monitoring.
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Zenan Wang, Zenan Wang, Jonny Chee, Jonny Chee, Kok Poo Chua, Kok Poo Chua, ZhouDe Chen, ZhouDe Chen, "Noninvasive vital signal monitoring", Proc. SPIE 7743, Southeast Asian International Advances in Micro/Nanotechnology, 77430E (21 May 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.862727; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.862727


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