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A new method of non-invasive blood pressure measurement
Author(s): Liangling Gu; Yongming Yang; Chengbo Yu; Qiaohui Guo; Gang Zhu
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Paper Abstract

Blood pressure reflects a person's health.It is proposed here that the method of detecting blood pressure may be the key to improving the precision of blood pressure measurements. The oscillometric blood pressure measurement technique is widely used in automatic blood pressure measurement instruments correctly. A method of blood pressure measurement by oscillometric method is first presented. In the oscillometric method, the basic principle of the "feature point" method and the "amplitude characteristic ratios" method is also explained and discussed here. A new method of blood pressure measurement, namely the coefficient difference comparative method, is proposed here,which is based on the feature point method and amplitude characteristic ratios method. The method is proved both effective and reliable through the analysis of many cases and clinical tests. Utilizing Visual C++, software for this new and novel method was developed and passed criterion simulation apparatus test. When applied in hospital situation, its error was ±5%. It is concluded that the oscillometric blood pressure measurement method can provide better means of blood pressure measurements reference for doctors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 March 2006
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6040, ICMIT 2005: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials, 60401N (21 March 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.664229
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Liangling Gu, Chongqing Univ. (China)
Chongqing Institute of Technology (China)
Yongming Yang, Chongqing Univ. (China)
Chengbo Yu, Chongqing Institute of Technology (China)
Qiaohui Guo, Chongqing Univ. (China)
Gang Zhu, Chongqing Institute of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6040:
ICMIT 2005: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials
Yunlong Wei; Kil To Chong; Takayuki Takahashi; Shengping Liu; Zushu Li; Zhongwei Jiang; Jin Young Choi, Editor(s)

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