05738102 is referenced by 364 patents and cites 10 patents.

A system for monitoring and computer analyzing select physiological variables of a patient in real time in order to alert medical personnel to the need for medical treatment or automatically administering such treatment under computer control. Such physiological variables monitored by the system may include lung sounds, respiratory rate and rhythm, heart rate and rhythm, heart sounds, and body temperature. Coded signals relating to the physiological variables are produced and compared with reference versions of same by a decision computer in order to evaluate the patient's condition. If the evaluation indicates medical treatment is needed, the decision computer activates a local and/or a remote alarm to alert medical personnel and/or activates one or more actuators for adminstering a medical treatment such as the injection or infusion of a drug.

Patient monitoring system
Application Number
Publication Number
Application Date
July 31, 1996
Publication Date
April 14, 1998
Jerome H Lemelson
Suite 286, Unit 802 930 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, 89451-9436
Niro Scavone Haller & Niro
A61B 5/0205
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