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Sensors, transducers, and systems for blood pressure and intracranial pressure monitoring
Author(s): Henryk M. Juniewicz; Zbigniew M. Kedryna
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Paper Abstract

An overview of commercial sensors, transducers, monitors and computer systems for arterial pressure and intracranial pressure monitoring has been made in this paper. Similar technical specifications of the devices (measurement range, sensitivity, accuracy) have been emphasized, as well as a variety of structural solutions influencing their static and dynamic parameters. A computer based test stand for checking dynamic properties of pneumatic pressure transducers is presented. It enables tests in a full range of amplitude and frequency change, visualization and comparative analysis of sensor responses for various supply conditions. Exemplary waveforms are shown and initial conclusions concerning sensor features are drawn.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 February 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3054, Optoelectronic and Electronic Sensors II, (13 February 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.266689
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Henryk M. Juniewicz, Wroclaw Technical Univ. (Poland)
Zbigniew M. Kedryna, Wroclaw Technical Univ. (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3054:
Optoelectronic and Electronic Sensors II
Zdzislaw Jankiewicz; Henryk Madura, Editor(s)

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