Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Modular auscultation sensor and telemetry system










Image Number 5 for United States Patent #5467775.

A modular auscultation sensor and telemetry system ("MASTS") for sensing body sounds of a patient in a noisy environment where both desired body sounds and undesirable noise may be detected. The MASTS includes a transducer head that comprises two sensors that are substantially acoustically and mechanically isolated from each other. The first sensor is positioned to sense body sounds of a patient when the transducer head is placed against a patient's skin, and the second sensor is positioned to sense primarily noise, if any. The sound signals are transmitted to a digital signal processor carried in a waist-pack or similar container. The digital signal processor processes the sound signals using an adaptive filter scheme to produce an output signal that is indicative of primarily of the body sounds emanating from the patient. A receiving device such as earphones, a hybrid noise reduction ("HNR") headset, an HNR helmet, a tape deck, or a computer may be plugged into the waist-pack and coupled to the digital signal processor to receive the output signals.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
System and method for multi-tiered meta-data caching and distribution in a clustered computer environment
Method and apparatus for optimizing transmission diversity
Apparatus and method for recording reboot reason of equipment
Error scanning in flash memory
Barrier layers comprising Ni-inclusive ternary alloys, coated articles including barrier layers, and methods of making the same
Method for configuring analog-to-digital converter keys and non-transitory machine readable medium storing program code executed for performing such method
Systems, methods, and media for firewall control via remote system information
  Randomly Featured Patents
Method and apparatus for guiding an external needle to an implantable device
Vehicle trailer hitch illuminated step
Portion of a lighting control or a visual display with icon
Printer sheet feeder
Controlled compliance for rear wheel steering
Multifan-equipped apparatus for cooling objects mounted at local interior regions and provided with fan-unit assembly and operation monitoring means having an error detector
Quick change multiple function outlet
Information recording and reproducing apparatus including both data and work optical disk drives for restoring data and commands after a malfunction
Capped pyrazinoylguanidine sodium channel blockers
Enhanced line-of-sight (LOS) processing for all-digital LOS processor