Application of Laser Doppler Vibrometery for Human Heart Auscultation

Koegelenberg, Suretha ;   Scheffer, Cornie ;   Blanckenberg, Mike ;   Doubell, Anton

Tags Cardiovascular assessment and diagnostic technologies

In this study the potential of a Laser Doppler Vibrometer (LDV) was tested as a non-contact sensor for the classification of heart sounds....

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Design of an Interactive Medical Guideline Application for Community Health Workers

Karlen, Walter ;   Scheffer, Cornie

Tags Emerging IT for efficient/low-cost healthcare deliveryDecision support methods and systemsWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

Clinical guidelines, such as the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI), are used worldwide to support community health workers in...

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Evaluation of the Use of Frequency Response in the Diagnosis of Pleu-Ral Effusion on a Phantom Model of the Human Lungs

Minaei Zaeim, Hamed ;   Scheffer, Cornie ;   Blanckenberg, Mike ;   Dellimore, Kiran

Tags Pulmonary diseaseTime-frequency, time-scale analysis of respiratory variability

Pleural effusion is one of the most widespread respiratory diseases in the world. Current diagnostic techniques include a combination of...

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Respiratory Rate Assessment from Photoplethysmographic Imaging

Karlen, Walter ;   Garde, Ainara ;   Myers, Dorothy ;   Scheffer, Cornie ;   Ansermino, J. Mark ;   Dumont, Guy

Tags Mobile healthPersonal health systemsWireless/ubiquitous technologies and systems

We present a study investigating the suitability of a respiratory rate estimation algorithm applied to photoplethysmographic imaging on a...

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Sharing Vital Signs between Mobile Phone Applications

Karlen, Walter ;   Dumont, Guy ;   Scheffer, Cornie

Tags Health information system interoperabilityMobile healthPersonal/consumer health informatics

We propose a communication library, ShareVitalSigns, for the standardized exchange of vital sign information between health applications...

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