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A wearable physiological sensor suite for unobtrusive monitoring of physiological and cognitive state.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18003198     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper describes an integrated Physiological Sensor Suite (PSS) based upon QUASAR's innovative non-invasive bioelectric sensor technologies that will provide, for the first time, a fully integrated, noninvasive methodology for physiological sensing. The PSS currently under development at QUASAR is a state-of-the-art multimodal array of sensors that, along with an ultra-low power personal area wireless network, form a comprehensive body-worn system for real-time monitoring of subject physiology and cognitive status. Applications of the PSS extend from monitoring of military personnel to long-term monitoring of patients diagnosed with cardiac or neurological conditions. Results for side-by-side comparisons between QUASAR's biosensor technology and conventional wet electrodes are presented. The signal fidelity for bioelectric measurements using QUASAR's biosensors is comparable to that for wet electrodes.
Robert Matthews; Neil J McDonald; Paul Hervieux; Peter J Turner; Martin A Steindorf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference     Volume:  2007     ISSN:  1557-170X     ISO Abbreviation:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-11-16     Completed Date:  2008-03-28     Revised Date:  2014-08-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101243413     Medline TA:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  5276-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Activities of Daily Living*
Cognition / physiology*
Diagnosis, Computer-Assisted / instrumentation*,  methods
Equipment Design
Equipment Failure Analysis
Monitoring, Ambulatory / instrumentation*,  methods
Reproducibility of Results
Sensitivity and Specificity
Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted / instrumentation*

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