This paper presents a prototyped novel chest-based Pulse Oximetry system, and reports on test results from comparative trials with a commercially available finger-based Pulse Oximetry system using several human subjects. The system was iteratively optimized through adjustment of optical component alignment (angular position, component distance, photosensitive area etc.) and through fine-tuning of LED intensity and receiver sensitivity. This work is significant and timely as it provides compelling evidence that SpO2 measurements from the chest offer a genuine commercial solution for bedside and ambulatory vital-signs monitoring.
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|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 29 Sep 2010|
|Event||Computing in Cardiology - Belfast|
Duration: 29 Sep 2010 → …
|Conference||Computing in Cardiology|
|Period||29/09/10 → …|
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