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):

Report Date:

2008-06-02

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE