Accession Number:

AD0683338

Title:

A HISTOGRAM DISPLAY SYSTEM (BIO TV) FOR PHYSIOLOGICAL SIGNAL MONITORING.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Oct 66-Nov 67,

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LABS WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

A system, BIO-TV, for display of physiological signals on unmodified television sets has been investigated. The study resulted in the development of a prototype converter that accepts four physiological signals and produces a standard video signal. Four vertical graph bars indicate by their lengths, heart rate, respiration rate, body and skin temperature, and are displayed on one or more television screens. Two horizontal limit lines are also displayed that may be set to indicate high and low safety limits of the measurements. The design concept is flexible and may be adapted to a variety of medical monitoring requirements. The main application of this system is as a convenient, quick-look, safety monitor of patients or subjects in medical research experiments. Design considerations, circuit, and construction details are outlined in the report. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE