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Low-cost blood pressure monitor device for developing countries

Abstract:

Taking the Blood Pressure (BP) with a traditional sphygmomanometer requires a trained user. In developed countries, patients who need to monitor their BP at home usually acquire an electronic BP device with an automatic inflate/deflate cycle that determines the BP through the oscillometric method. For patients in resource constrained regions automated BP measurement devices are scarce because supply channels are limited and relative costs are high. Consequently, routine screening for and moni...

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Domingos, JS More by this author
Pimentel, MAF More by this author
Santos, MD More by this author
Chiffot, C More by this author
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Journal:
Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering
Volume:
83 LNICST
Pages:
335-342
Publication date:
2012
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ISSN:
1867-8211
URN:
uuid:5af5291c-7411-42ae-904b-1e3c400fc2a3
Source identifiers:
366786
Local pid:
pubs:366786

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