Respiration

A novel electronic algorithm using host biomarker point-of-care tests for the management of febrile illnesses in Tanzanian children (e-POCT): A randomized, controlled non-inferiority trial.

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Oct 23, 2017

BACKGROUND: The management of childhood infections remains inadequate in resource-limited countries, resulting in high mortality and irrational use of antimicrobials.

Improving the accuracy and efficiency of respiratory rate measurements in children using mobile devices.

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Jun 12, 2014

The recommended method for measuring respiratory rate (RR) is counting breaths for 60 s using a timer. This method is not efficient in a busy clinical setting. There is an urgent need for a robust, low-cost method that can help front-line health care workers to measure RR quickly and accurately.

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Augmenting breath regulation using a mobile driven virtual reality therapy framework.

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May 08, 2014

This paper presents a conceptual framework of a virtual reality therapy to assist individuals, especially lung cancer patients or those with breathing disorders to regulate their breath through real-time analysis of respiration movements using a smartphone.

Ocular tear film bubble formation after breath-hold diving.

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May 26, 2008

Bubbles in the ocular tear film have been observed following both dry-chamber, simulated compressed air dives and in-water, recreational compressed air dives.

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Simultaneous vasomotor reactivity testing in the middle cerebral and basilar artery with suboccipital probe fixation device.

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May 24, 2010

BACKGROUND: We assess the feasibility of using the newly designed suboccipital probe fixation device (SPFD) as a convenient and reliable tool for simultaneous measurement of vasomotor reactivity (VMR) in the middle cerebral artery (MCA) and basilar artery (BA).

Tension Tamer: delivering meditation with objective heart rate acquisition for adherence monitoring using a smart phone platform.

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Jan 15, 2013

OBJECTIVES: This brief report demonstrates the proof of concept of the Tension Tamer (TT) smartphone application, which integrates photoplethysmograph capabilities with breathing awareness meditation (BAM), to reduce stress and measure heart rate and adherence.

Fetal breathing transmission in phonocardiographic monitoring telemedicine systems.

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Oct 23, 2007

The phonocardiographic monitoring of fetal heart activity due to its passive nature enables extremely long measuring times providing thus the possibility of fetal breathing recovery. The long monitoring time is required because of the temporary appearing of breathing movement.