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Author Zhihao Chen ♦ Ju Teng Teo ♦ Soon Huat Ng ♦ Xiufeng Yang ♦ Bin Zhou ♦ Yue Zhang ♦ Hwi Ping Loo ♦ Haihong Zhang ♦ Thong, M.
Sponsorship IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2014
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Optical fiber sensors ♦ Heart rate ♦ Monitoring ♦ Sleep apnea ♦ Optical fiber amplifiers
Abstract We report results from a clinical trial for monitoring respiration and cardiac activity of patients during sleep using microbend fiber sensor. This sensor is used to acquire respiratory and heart beat information. We have collected reference data from standard Polysomnography and data from microbend fiber sensor on 22 patients. A new algorithm is developed to calculate breathing rate and heart rate simultaneously. The Bland-Altman analysis demonstrates the measurements have good accuracy for monitoring purposes compared with the standard Polysomnography. An accuracy of 1.06bpm for breathing rate and 3.32bpm for heart rate has been validated for 30s averaging time although there were significant signal distortions under sleep conditions.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Otolaryngology, Nat. Univ. Hosp., Singapore, Singapore (Hwi Ping Loo) || Neural & Biomed. Technol. Dept., Inst. for Infocomm Res., Singapore, Singapore (Zhihao Chen; Ju Teng Teo; Soon Huat Ng; Xiufeng Yang; Haihong Zhang; Thong, M.) || Blue Amber Technol. Pte Ltd., Singapore, Singapore (Bin Zhou; Yue Zhang)
ISBN 9781424479290
ISSN 1557170X
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2014-08-26
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 755.69 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 5377
Ending Page 5380


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library