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The technique of detecting systolic and diastolic pressure from the transducer output of a PC-based blood pressure monitoring system.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17891676     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A pressure to voltage transducer is used along with a cuff, in a PC-based blood pressure and pulse rate monitoring system for human body. During the blood pressure measurement cycle, the output voltage of the pressure to voltage transducer is recorded digitally using a data acquisition system. The recorded data are then analyzed using software routines to determine the blood pressure and pulse rate of the person under test. However, it is difficult to identify the points of systole and diastole correctly from the recorded data. This paper presents the technique that may be used to determine the systolic and diastolic pressure from the collected data.
Authors:
M S Rahman; R Parveen; K H Kabir
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article     Date:  2007-09-24
Journal Detail:
Title:  Computer methods in biomechanics and biomedical engineering     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1025-5842     ISO Abbreviation:  Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin     Publication Date:  2007 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-03-31     Completed Date:  2008-04-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9802899     Medline TA:  Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  409-17     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh. saifur@eee.buet.ac.bd
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Algorithms*
Blood Pressure Determination / instrumentation*,  methods
Diagnosis, Computer-Assisted / instrumentation*,  methods
Diastole / physiology*
Equipment Design
Equipment Failure Analysis
Humans
Pattern Recognition, Automated / methods
Reproducibility of Results
Sensitivity and Specificity
Systole / physiology*
Transducers*

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