Wireless medical diagnosis and monitoring equipment

  • US 7,215,991 B2
  • Filed: 03/24/2003
  • Issued: 05/08/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/04/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A medical system for monitoring body functions of a patient comprising:

  • at least one sensor capable of being arranged on the patient and operable to detect an electrical, physical, chemical, or biological property associated with the patient, and operable to convert the detected property into an electric signal;

    at least one converter coupled to the sensor, the converter operable to convert the electric signal generated by the sensor into digital data;

    at least one transmitter coupled to the converter, the transmitter operable to wirelessly transmit the digital data to an evaluator station located remotely from the patient; and

    at least one receiver operable to receive information through wireless communication, the information including formatting data transmitted by the evaluator station, the formatting data operable to change a format for transmission of the digital data from the transmitter to the evaluator station.

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