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A simulator for oscillometric blood-pressure signals to test automated noninvasive sphygmomanometers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21361618     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A device was developed allowing to generate simulated human blood pressure signals for the purpose of testing the performance of automated noninvasive sphygmomanometers. The apparatus reproducibly generates blood-pressure oscillations synthesized from prerecorded measurements on human subjects. These real-life data allow for a much better evaluation of the accuracy of blood-pressure measurements than the existing simulators using artificial and thus less realistic waveforms. To assess the performance of a given sphygmomanometer under both stable and varying conditions, generated signals can be repeated in their original shape or distorted by well-defined artifacts. In comparison to clinical tests, the procedural influences on the performance testing of sphygmomanometers are largely reduced when the simulator is used.
Authors:
W Riedel; S Mieke; R Seemann; B Ittermann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Review of scientific instruments     Volume:  82     ISSN:  1089-7623     ISO Abbreviation:  Rev Sci Instrum     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0405571     Medline TA:  Rev Sci Instrum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  024303     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Abbestr. 2-12, D-10587 Berlin, Germany.
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