BODY-WORN PULSE OXIMETER

  • US 20100324384A1
  • Filed: 09/14/2009
  • Published: 12/23/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/17/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
  • ×
    • Pin
First Claim
Patent Images

1. A method for monitoring a patient, comprising:

  • (a) measuring a first time-dependent signal by detecting radiation emitted by a first radiation source after it passes through a portion of the patient;

    (b) measuring a second time-dependent signal by detecting radiation emitted by a second radiation source after it passes through a portion of the patient;

    (c) measuring a time-dependent motion signal with at least one motion sensor;

    (d) processing the time-dependent motion signal to determine at least one of the patient'"'"'s posture and activity state;

    (e) processing both the first and second time-dependent signals to determine an oxygen saturation value for the patient; and

    ,(f) suppressing an alarm based on the oxygen saturation value due to at least one of the patient'"'"'s posture and activity state.

View all claims
    ×
    ×

    Thank you for your feedback

    ×
    ×