Analysis of the Breathing Pattern in Elderly Patients Using the Hurst Exponent Applied to the Respiratory Flow Signal

Tellez, Juan P. ;   Herrera, Sergio ;   Benito, Salvador ;   Giraldo, Beatriz

Tags Periodic breathingTime-frequency, time-scale analysis of respiratory variabilityRespiratory variability

Due to the increasing elderly population and the extensive number of comorbidities that affect them, studies are required to determine...

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Basic Study on the Most Relaxing Respiration Period in Children to Aid the Development of a Respiration-Leading Stuffed Toy

Uratani, Hiroki ;   Yoshino, Kohzoh ;   Ohsuga, Mieko

Tags Heart rate variabilityPeriodic breathingHRV and blood pressure monitoring

Following natural disasters, accidents, and shocking incidents, some children experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The respiration...

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Estimation of Respiratory Impedance at Low Frequencies During Spontaneous Breathing Using the Forced Oscillation Technique

Maes, Hannes ;   Ionescu, Clara-Mihaela ;   Vandersteen, Gerd

Tags Periodic breathing mechanicsPulmonary function testRespiratory variability

The forced oscillation technique (FOT) is a noninvasive method to measure the respiratory impedance Z, defined as the complex ratio of...

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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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