A remote drip infusion monitoring system employing Bluetooth.

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A remote drip infusion monitoring system employing Bluetooth.

Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012;2012:2029-32

Authors: Amano H, Ogawa H, Maki H, Tsukamoto S, Yonezawa Y, Caldwell WM

Abstract
We have developed a remote drip infusion monitoring system for use in hospitals. The system consists of several infusion monitoring devices and a central monitor. The infusion monitoring device employing a Bluetooth module can detect the drip infusion rate and an empty infusion solution bag, and then these data are sent to the central monitor placed at the nurses' station via the Bluetooth. The central monitor receives the data from several infusion monitoring devices and then displays graphically them. Therefore, the developed system can monitor intensively the drip infusion situation of the several patients at the nurses' station.

PMID: 23366317 [PubMed - in process]

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