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9024764 Method and apparatus for manipulating driver core temperature to enhance driver alertness  
The present invention provides a system, method and apparatus for reducing a vehicle driver's core temperature to offset drowsiness. In one embodiment, a temperature sensor records data describing...
9011349 Apparatus and method for measuring biologic parameters  
Support structures for positioning sensors on a physiologic tunnel for measuring physical, chemical and biological parameters of the body and to produce an action according to the measured value...
9005120 Vital signs monitoring using personal protective equipment  
A vital signs monitor system is integrated with personal protective equipment (“PPE”) so that upon wearing the PPE, the monitor is placed in an operational position to monitor a vital sign. In one...
9000928 System and method for communicating information  
A system and method for effectively communicating information using at least one mode of communication is described, in which information recipients proximate to a communications device within a...
8986217 Mapping catheter as well as mapping catheter apparatus and associated method  
The invention relates to a mapping catheter for determination of data of an area of an organ embodied as a flat surface, especially of the heart, to be presented graphically, with at least one...
8961415 Methods and apparatus for assessing physiological conditions  
Monitoring apparatus and methods are provided for assessing a physiological condition of a subject. At least two types of physiological information are detected from a subject via a portable...
8945020 Zero heat flux sensor and method of use  
When measuring core body temperature in a patient, a curved sensor (10) is provide that has a predefined radius of curvature to fit comfortably and closely to a patient's forehead. The sensor (10)...
8939912 Tissue heating and monitoring system with seat  
A system is described having a heating device with a focused antenna array, a chair, a cabinet, at least one temperature monitoring device, a cooling system, and a controller. The system may be...
8939913 Monitoring system  
A heating and monitoring system is described having a focused antenna to monitor temperature of internal tissue and or bodily fluids in a non-invasive way. The focused antenna is shielded to form...
8939914 Radiometers and related devices and methods  
Certain radiometer assemblies can include an antenna that is shielded within an enclosure, which can have an open end. The antenna can be used to receive signals from a patient via a matching...
8934953 Dual mode temperature transducer with oxygen saturation sensor  
Apparatus for detecting intracranial temperature and blood oxygenation includes a transducer having a working surface for placement against a patient's cranium. The transducer forms a microwave...
8928671 Recording and analyzing data on a 3D avatar  
In particular embodiments, a method includes generating a 3D display of an avatar of a person, where the avatar can receive inputs identifying a type of a physiological event, a location of the...
8926175 Multiple use temperature monitor adapter, system and method of using same  
An adapter slip configured to be seated in a fluid port, the adapter slip including a lumen, an exterior wall, a shoulder, and a sleeve. The lumen extending along a length of a longitudinal axis,...
8922365 Methods and systems for monitoring and alerting body temperature  
Embodiments disclosed herein relate to systems and methods for monitoring and alerting a body temperature of a person under guardianship. A wireless signal emitting body temperature sensor is...
8918162 System and method for using three dimensional infrared imaging to provide psychological profiles of individuals  
A sequence of three-dimensional thermal infrared images of the face or other area of the body is analyzed to extract time-varying maps which link skin surface temperature details to the locations...
8915862 System for assessing endothelial function  
The system assesses the endothelial function of a subject. Particularly, peripheral tissue perfusion measurements taken in a subject are compared to reference perfusion data and the comparison...
8905036 Assembly for heat treatment of biological tissues  
The invention concerns an assembly for heat treatment of a region of a biological tissue (410) comprising energy-generating means (100) to supply energy to the region; means (200) for measuring...
8894584 Real time CSF flow measurement system and method  
A system for measuring quantitative CSF flow in shunt tubing implanted under the skin. The system includes an array of thermosensors clustered in three sections, cooling device, placed on the skin...
8876373 IR thermometry probe cover  
A protective cover for an insertion probe of a medical instrument. The cover contains a flexible tubular body that compliments the probe geometry and a radially disposed flange that surrounds the...
8878677 System and method for automatic capture and archive of clinically meaningful vitals  
Medical vital signs (110) are captured, recorded, processed, and a signal quality assessment (160) is computed based on signal waveform components such as slope, amplitude, time to rise, time at...
8868157 Thermal optical imager system and method for detection of peripheral neuropathy  
A system and method for assessing a peripheral neuropathy risk wherein the system and method according to one embodiment of the present invention detects abnormality which may be directed to a...
8855761 Method and system for temperature analysis to provide an early marker of congestive heart failure progress that precedes a patient's symptoms  
The temperature of a patient is a significant predictor of death in heart failure patients. Temperature provides a window into the physiology of the patient's underlying condition and may be used...
8849379 Apparatus and method for measuring biologic parameters  
Support structures for positioning sensors on a physiologic tunnel for measuring physical, chemical and biological parameters of the body and to produce an action according to the measured value...
8840548 Use of a data logger and a system of sensors which detect through a garment information relating to physical and/or biomedical parameters of a person  
The information relating to physical and/or biomedical parameters of a person carrying out, in real conditions, an activity distinguished by high mechanical stresses is detected by sensors (10,...
8834388 Method and apparatus to regulate a tissue temperature  
A system and method are described for sensing the orientation of a catheter relative to a tissue and regulating the application of power to maintain the tissue at a pre-determined temperature.
8834019 Non-contact medical thermometer with stray radiation shielding  
A non-contact infrared (IR) thermometer for measuring temperature from the surface of an object includes an IR radiation sensor attached to a heating element and a thermal shield having an...
8821406 Vascular introducer with temperature monitoring probe and systems for endovascular temperature control  
An introducer sheath/temperature probe assembly that is insertable into a blood vessel of a human or veterinary patent to measure the temperature of blood flowing through that blood vessel. The...
8821010 Temperature measuring method, particularly of a human or animal patient  
A temperature measuring method comprises a step of detecting, by an infrared thermometer, the intensity of an infrared radiation coming from a region of interest of a patient for determining the...
8816875 Electronic thermometer  
An electronic thermometer includes a hollow probe provided at its longitudinal tip with a temperature measuring unit having a temperature sensor for sensing a temperature, electrodes neighboring...
8808343 Device for predicting a body temperature of a patient  
A device (5) is provided for predicting or simulating a body temperature of a patient (P) at a point in time that is in the future. The device includes a device for determining parameter values...
8808178 On demand help/in-service for a medical device  
The invention is a medical monitor including an electronic circuit configured to receive a signal from the physiological sensor. A microcomputer configured to process the signal from the...
8795203 Sensor catheter having reduced cross-talk wiring arrangements  
Improved wiring arrangements for sensor catheters are provided to reduce wire-to-wire cross-talk wherein wires connecting the sensor of the sensor catheter to a processing unit are divided into a...
8794830 Catheter with digitized temperature measurement in control handle  
A temperature sensing catheter with improved accuracy is provided. The catheter includes a catheter shaft having a proximal end and a distal end, and a first pair of conductors extending through...
8795168 Method and system for capturing and monitoring a physiological parameter and movement within an area of at least one person  
A method for capturing and monitoring at least one physiological parameter and movement within an area of at least one person are disclosed. The area is divided into cells having respective...
8790256 System and method employing a thermocouple junction for monitoring of physiological parameters  
Disclosed are systems and methods for enabling the acquisition of physiological parameters of a mammal or other specimen using thermo-mechanical responses (e.g., temperature, pressure and...
8786575 Touch-sensitive device and method  
Techniques are generally described for touch-sensitive devices with biometric information determination capabilities. The touch-sensitive device may include one or more of a transmitter, a...
8771201 Health monitoring bolus  
A bolus for insertion in a body fluid includes a housing, a chamber in the housing admitting body fluid therein, and a transducer in the housing providing a signal through the body fluid for...
8764675 Composite electrode  
An electrode for applying electric fields to a patient includes a plurality of ceramic elements (e.g., ceramic discs) that are designed to be positioned against the patient's skin. Electrical...
8753274 Wireless medical monitoring system  
An operator-controllable medical monitoring system including at least one medical sensor that is adapted to monitor at least one patient characteristic, a plurality of medical monitors, each...
8734345 Real time intravascular monitoring device  
A real time tissue sampling and analysis system includes a catheter including an elongated body defining at least one internal lumen, a sampling device positionable within the at least one...
8725230 Steering wheel with hand sensors  
The invention relates to a steering wheel for a vehicle can include a sensor assembly mounted in the steering wheel. The sensor assembly can include an electrode configured to measure a biological...
8725444 Thermometer and temperature measurement method  
A thermometer includes a first surface temperature measurement unit; a first reference temperature measurement unit; a second surface temperature measurement unit; a second reference temperature...
8721562 Apparatus and method for measuring biologic parameters  
Support structures for positioning sensors on a physiologic tunnel for measuring physical, chemical and biological parameters of the body and to produce an action according to the measured value...
8715204 Wireless vaginal sensor probe  
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a temperature sensing device that can comprise an elastic ring structure. The temperature sensing device can further comprise a transducer...
8715203 Composite electrode  
An electrode for applying electric fields to a patient includes a plurality of ceramic elements (e.g., ceramic discs) that are designed to be positioned against the patient's skin. Electrical...
8708926 Double temperature sensor  
A double temperature sensor is provided for determining the body temperature. The sensor includes at least a first temperature sensor element for measuring a near-surface temperature of the...
8696598 Phlebotomy device having temperature sensor for detecting flashback  
A phlebotomy device includes a needle defining a lumen and having a proximal end portion and a distal end portion. The distal end portion includes a sharpened tip configured to pierce tissue. The...
8690774 Analyzer for measuring blood gas parameters  
The invention relates to a method and device for measuring blood gas parameters, preferably pH, pCO2, and pO2, in a blood sample, where the blood sample of a patient is fed into at least one...
8690421 Apparatus and a method for measuring the body core temperature for elevated ambient temperatures  
The invention relates to an apparatus (10) for measuring a temperature of the core of a body for elevated ambient temperatures, comprising a heat stream sensor (14) having a surface adapted to be...
8684944 Thermometer  
A thermometer is described which is suitable as an indwelling thermometer to detect pyrexia or oestrus in a mammal. The thermometer provides a continued signal that a predetermined reference...