Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment

  • US 6,289,238 B1
  • Filed: 08/24/1999
  • Issued: 09/11/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/04/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A medical system for acquiring measured data, in particular for monitoring body functions, comprising:

  • at least one evaluation station having at least one receiver and at least one transmitter for wireless digital data transmission and receiving;

    one electrode allocated to each evaluation station and capable of being attached to a patient, said electrode comprising;

    at least one sensor for detecting an electric, physical, chemical or biological quantity, and converting the detected quantity into an electric signal;

    a covering comprising;

    at least one converter for converting the electric signal generated by said sensor into a digital value;

    at least one transmitter coupled to said at least one converter for transmitting the digital data to the receiver in said evaluation station; and

    at least one receiver for receiving data transmitted by the evaluation station transmitter; and

    at least one error diagnosis and correction unit coupled to at least one of said electrode and evaluation station for detecting errors in the received data;

    whereby the data transmitted by said evaluation station to said electrode can manipulate the data transmitted by said electrode to the evaluation station.

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