Accession Number : ADD020369


Title :   Remote Blood Pressure Waveform Sensing Method and Apparatus


Descriptive Note : Patent application, Filed 2 Jun 2008


Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC


Personal Author(s) : Antonelli, Lynn T


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/d020369.pdf


Report Date : 02 Jun 2008


Pagination or Media Count : 26


Abstract : The invention as disclosed is a non-contact method and apparatus for continuously monitoring a physiological event in a human or animal, such as blood pressure, which involves utilizing a laser-based interferometer system in combination with a laser tracking system and a signal processor to produce a waveform that is representative of a continuous physiological event such as blood pressure or respiration in a subject.


Descriptors :   *REMOTE DETECTION , *BLOOD PRESSURE , *PATENT APPLICATIONS , WAVEFORMS , VIBROMETERS , LASER APPLICATIONS , INTERFEROMETERS , LASER TRACKING , MONITORING , MEASUREMENT , SIGNAL PROCESSING , LASER BEAMS


Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE