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8834387 Detection of airway resistance  
An airflow signal corresponding to the breathing of the patient is obtained. A section corresponding to inspiration, having a front portion and a middle portion, is found within the airflow...
8790272 Method and system for extracting cardiac parameters from plethysmographic signals  
A method for determining cardiac parameters of a subject includes receiving a signal from a thoracocardiograph (TCG) sensor. The signal is sensitive to positions and/or motions of an anterior...
8627821 Method and device for decreasing contamination  
Methods and devices to determine rate of particle production and the size range for the particles produced for an individual are described herein. The device (10) contains a mouthpiece (12), a...
8461996 Infant monitor  
A method and device (10) are provided for monitoring regular movement of a human body (34), such as an infant's body. The method includes attaching the device (10) to the body (34) with a...
8333718 Weighted bioacoustic sensor and method of using same  
A sensor for sensing bioacoustic energy includes a housing comprising an interfacing portion configured to establish coupling with a body part during use. The sensor includes a transducer element...
8221329 Inhalation system and method  
A system includes but is not limited to at least one manifold; an inhalant dissemination device coupled to the at least one manifold; an inhalant characterization device coupled to the at least...
7998091 Weighted bioacoustic sensor and method of using same  
A sensor for sensing bioacoustic energy includes a housing comprising an interfacing portion configured to establish coupling with a body part during use. The sensor includes a transducer element...
7967759 Endoscopic system with integrated patient respiratory status indicator  
The system 10 includes an endoscopic probe 20 and an expired air sampling device 24 functionally connected to a control console 28. In use, the endoscopic probe 20 is routed through a body lumen...
7740588 Wireless respiratory and heart rate monitoring system  
A combined respiratory and heart rate sensor for a mammal has a flexible support with a surface adapted to be positioned over the skin of a mammal. A pair of inductive coil or capacitive plate...
7717858 Interventive-diagnostic device  
Apparatus for improving health of a user is provided, including a first sensor, adapted to measure a first physiological variable, which is indicative of a voluntary action of the user. A second...
7690378 Methods, systems and devices for monitoring respiratory disorders  
Methods, systems and devices are provided for monitoring respiratory disorders based on monitored factors of a photoplethysmography (PPG) signal that is representative of peripheral blood volume....
7641618 Capacitance-type pressure sensor and heart beat / respiration measuring device using the same  
A heart beat/respiration measuring device comprising a sheet-like capacitance-type pressure sensor adapted to be pressed against the human body, and a measuring circuit for measuring a heart rate...
7306564 Breath monitor  
A breath monitor includes: a plurality of sensors for detecting a load derived from a human lying on a bed and for outputting a sensor signal corresponding to the load; and breath signal...
7207947 System and method for detecting circadian states using an implantable medical device  
Techniques are provided for detecting the circadian state of a patient using an implantable medical device based on selected blood carbon dioxide (CO2) parameters. In one example, the implantable...
7071820 Wireless patient ambulation motion detector and second call system  
A patient ambulation motion detector designed to be worn on the body. The detector incorporates a wireless transmitter, a motion sensor switch and a second call switch. It may be enclosed in a...
7035698 System for controlling medical imaging equipment motion  
A system including a user input device for controlling a position of medical equipment is described. In an example embodiment, the user input device is configured to be coupled to the medical...
6702755 Signal processing circuit for pyro/piezo transducer  
An adapter for interfacing a pyro/piezo sensor to a polysomnograph machine comprises a differential input amplifier coupled to receive the raw transducer signals from a PVDF film transducer to...
6480111 Motion detection for physiological applications  
A method and system for physiological monitoring using a microprocessor-enhanced magnetic field sensor to measure the mechanical effects of body motion is described. The measurements may be used...
6373392 Alert device for providing a warning of a baby's condition which may lead to the onset of SIDS  
An alert device for providing a warning of a baby's condition which may lead to the onset of SIDS. The alert device includes a receiver for receiving a signal, which has an element for warning a...
6308705 Integrated lung therapy method  
In a lung therapy method, hyperpolarized gas is administered for one breath to a subject, and a magnetic resonance scan of at least one lung of the subject is conducted. The data obtained from the...
6142953 Respiratory inductive plethysmography band transducer  
A device for reliably and non-invasively measuring respiration rates and effort by encircling the patient's chest with a device having a large section of inelastic belt attached to a small section...
6019732 Device and method for measuring tidal volume  
A device for monitoring tidal volume in a subject comprising a flexible substrate for attachment to an animal or human whose tidal volume is to be monitored; sensing means attached to the...
6011992 System for measuring and indicating changes in the resistance of a living body  
A system for measuring changes in the resistance of a living body includes a resistance measuring circuit, an amplifier circuit and an indicator circuit in which the amplifier circuit includes a...
5928156 Process and device for the automatic detection of abnormal breathing sounds  
A process and a device for automatically detecting an abnormal respiratory ound permits a continuous and stress-free registration of abnormal respiratory sounds of a test person under normal life...
5913830 Respiratory inductive plethysmography sensor  
An improved inductive plethysmography sensor involving a conductor having alternating active and inactive segments. The active segments preferably have a narrow diamond shape which minimizes the...
5771327 Optical fiber probe protector  
A fiber optic probe protector for protecting a fiber optic probe such that sterilization of the probe after each use is not necessary. The fiber optic probe protector includes a sheath, a window...
5724024 Device for detecting the presence of persons on seats  
A device detects whether persons are present on seats, for example of a vehicle. An electric monitoring arrangement with electrodes is associated to each person. The electrodes are provided for...
5367292 Warning apparatus for a tracheotomy tube  
The present invention is an apparatus for monitoring the flow of inspired and expired air. The apparatus includes a respiratory air tract and a piezoelectric sensor for sensing the pressure within...
5331968 Inductive plethysmographic transducers and electronic circuitry therefor  
The present invention is an apparatus and method for improving the detection of the inductance "signal" generated by an inductive plethysmograph (12). Signal detection is improved by modifying the...
5070321 Warning apparatus for a tracheotomy tube  
The present invention pertains to an apparatus for maintaining and monitoring a breathing passage in the trachea of a patient. The apparatus is comprised of a tracheotomy tube for fitting into the...
5052400 Method and apparatus for using an inhalation sensor for monitoring and for inhalation therapy  
An inhalation sensor which uses a non-metallic diaphragm that is metallized on one side, pre-stressed, and used as one plate of a variable capacitance pressure tranducer to sense the inhalation...
5002060 Medical monitoring system  
A monitoring system adapted simultaneously to monitor cardiac and respiratory, rates and characteristics and substantial changes in temperature of a living body. The system uses sensors which are...
4895160 Apparatus for measuring the life functions of a human being, particularly an infant  
A method and apparatus are provided for measuring life functions of a human being, particularly an infant, by way of a support acting on the basis of pressure changes as a life condition monitor...
4867152 Respiratory therapy apparatus with selective display of parameter set points  
Respiratory therapy apparatus is provided with setting elements such as knobs for inputting set values for various parameters. A digital display is provided for showing measured values of...
4827763 Pressure mapping system with capacitive measuring pad  
A pressure distribution measuring system includes a pad of insulating material disposed between two linear arrays of electrodes to form a matrix of capacitive nodes. A capacitance related output...
4813428 Device for detecting breathing  
A breathing detection air bag is disclosed, which includes an air bag and a detector. The air bag includes a sponge body capable of being expanded and contracted with contraction and expansion of...
4757825 Cardio-pulmonary activity monitor  
A method and apparatus for providing an indication of a cardiopulmonary activity of a person using noninvasive monitoring means and for detecting motion in the area of the apparatus includes an...
4545384 Nuclear magnetic resonance diagnostic apparatus  
Nuclear magnetic resonance diagnostic apparatus which forms an image of a slice of an object, including an apparatus for detecting NMR signals induced from an object with a condenser and a...
4474185 Body movement detector  
A capacitance type motion detector adapted to monitor an infant or a person in bed to provide an alarm for apnea episodes. A conductive grid array is provided on a plastic film or the like and...
4433693 Method and assembly for monitoring respiration and detecting apnea  
A method and assembly for monitoring respiration and detecting apnea. The assembly includes an oscillator for generating an electromagnetic field having an output frequency in the radio frequency...
4381788 Method and apparatus for detecting apnea  
An apnea monitor having a capacitance type transducer pad providing a signal indicative of respiration. The resilient dielectric material between the capacitor plates is formed in two layers with...
4324259 Body function detection and medical instruments therefor  
It is proposed that respiration in neonates, and respiration and contractions in woman in advanced pregnancy and labour, be detected and measured by direct reference to change of curvature of the...
4320766 Apparatus in medicine for the monitoring and or recording of the body movements of a person on a bed, for instance of a patient  
A capacitive motion sensor placed under a mattress or the like for monitoring the movements of a person. The sensor uses an active layer consisting of two courses of dielectric material placed in...
4307728 Portable device for measuring heartbeat rate with compensation for extraneous signals  
A device mounted on and coupled to the body of the wearer for measuring and visually displaying the pulse rate or other body functions. A primary sensor is positioned on the skin at a position to...
4279257 Electromagnetic field responder for respiration monitoring  
The total disclosure is of a method and assembly for monitoring respiration and detecting apnea. The assembly includes an oscillator for generating an electromagnetic field having an output...
4033332 Activity and respiration monitor  
A contactless activity and respiration monitor is described which includes a resilient, capacitive pad, which may be a mattress, or a pad used with a mattress, having a capacitor therein...
3996922 Flexible force responsive transducer  
Apparatus for monitoring the respiration of a patient through utilization of a force responsive transducer, which ideally is a capacitor transducer constructed from alternate layers of conductive...
3991746 Patient monitoring system and method  
A patient monitoring system made of an enclosing cover of electrically insulating and waterproof material encloses two conductive foils separated by an insulating sheet. The upper foil, the one...
3898981 Respiration monitoring apparatus  
Apparatus for monitoring the respiration of a patient through utilization of a force responsive transducer, which ideally is a capacitor transducer constructed from alternate layers of conductive...
3760794 RESPIRATION MONITORING APPARATUS AND METHOD  
Apparatus and method for monitoring the respiration of a patient through utilization of a force responsive transducer, which ideally is a capacitor transducer constructed from alternate layers of...

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