A Non-Contact Vision-Based System for Respiratory Rate Estimation

Li, Michael Hong Gang ;   Yadollahi, Azadeh ;   Taati, Babak

Tags Physiological monitoring devicesCardiovascular assessment and diagnostic technologies

A non-contact vision-based system is presented for continuous respiratory rate monitoring. The system identifies feature points in a video...

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A Novel Mainstream Capnometer System for Polysomnography Integrated with Measurement of Nasal Pressure and Thermal Airflow

Saeki, Kota ;   Baba, Yuya ;   Takatori, Fumihiko ;   Inoue, Masayuki ;   Kobayashi, Naoki ;   Yamamori, Shinji

Tags Physiological monitoring devices

Capnometry is a method to measure carbon dioxide (CO<sub>2</sub>) in exhaled gas and its use during polysomnography (PSG) for diagnostic...

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A Transistors-Based, Bidirectional Flowmeter for Neonatal Ventilation: Design and Experimental Characterization

Giorgino, Micaela ;   Morbidoni, Giulia ;   Tamilia, Eleonora ;   Taffoni, Fabrizio ;   Formica, Domenico ;   Schena, Emiliano

Tags Physiological monitoring devicesVentilatorsDesign and development

A bidirectional, low cost flowmeter for neonatal artificial ventilation, suitable for application in mono-patient breathing circuits, is described...

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Design, Development and Experimental Validation of a Non-Invasive Device for Recording Respiratory Events During Bottle Feeding

Cavaiola, Camilla ;   Tamilia, Eleonora ;   Massaroni, Carlo ;   Morbidoni, Giulia ;   Schena, Emiliano ;   Formica, Domenico ;   Taffoni, Fabrizio

Tags Physiological monitoring devicesDesign and development

In newborns, a poor coordination between sucking, swallowing and breathing may undermine the effectiveness of oral feeding and signal...

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Instrumentation for the Detection and Interruption of Apnea Episodes for Premature Newborn

Nohama, Percy ;   Camargo, Vania Carla ;   da Silva, Sandra Honorato ;   de Amorim, Mardson Freitas

Tags Physiological monitoring devicesPersonalized therapeutic devices and emergency response systemsDesign and development

Apnea of prematurity is very frequent in premature newborns (PNB). If the apnea episode is not interrupted in time, it can cause several...

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Measurement of Condensed Water Mass During Mechanical Ventilation with Heated Wire Humidifiers: Experiments with and without Pre-Warming

Schena, Emiliano ;   Saccomandi, Paola ;   Giorgino, Micaela ;   Silvestri, Sergio

Tags VentilatorsDesign and developmentInnovation

Heated wire humidifiers (HWHs) are employed in mechanical ventilation with the objective of heating and humidifying the gases delivered to the...

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