Blood Oxygen Level Measurement with a chest-based Pulse Oximetry Prototype System

C Schreiner, P Catherwood, JMCC Anderson, JAD McLaughlin

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication
PublisherIEEE
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 29 Sep 2010
EventComputing in Cardiology - Belfast
Duration: 29 Sep 2010 → …

Conference

ConferenceComputing in Cardiology
Period29/09/10 → …

Bibliographical note

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