05931791 is referenced by 349 patents and cites 85 patents.

A portable multiple-vital signs monitor unit of the described apparatus is of ultra-light weight, e.g. less than one pound. In its preferred embodiment, the portable unit takes the form of a right parallelepiped enclosure the volume of which is only approximately 40 in.sup.3 having operator display and control panels and body lead jacks on its face and periphery, respectively, and providing wireless remote full-function communication with an in situ base unit with which the portable monitor may optionally be docked. The base unit communicates via a single telephone line with a remote, typically central location including a host computer and a health care provider, preferably via concurrent voice and data transmission. In its preferred embodiment, the invented apparatus includes in the portable unit the capability for diagnostic quality ECG and pulse oximetry monitoring and in its base unit the capability diagnostic quality blood pressure monitoring.

Title
Medical patient vital signs-monitoring apparatus
Application Number
8/964111
Publication Number
5931791
Application Date
November 5, 1997
Publication Date
August 3, 1999
Inventor
Eric O Baumann
Cornelius
OR, US
Anthony P Dobaj
Beaverton
OR, US
Mohamed Sabri
Beaverton
OR, US
William E Saltzstein
Amity
OR, US
Agent
Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh and Whinston
Assignee
Instromedix
OR, US
IPC
A61B 5/02
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