A Miniaturized Wireless Dermal Patch for Position-independent, Non-invasive Fetal Monitoring
University of Minnesota, US
Keywords: Electronic fetal monitoring, tocodynamometer, fetal heart, wireless, maternal contraction
Abstract:An improved electronic fetal monitoring system that provides a more comfortable, reliable and manageable way to monitor fetal and maternal vital signs during labor. The wireless system uses miniaturization and advanced signal processing algorithms to greatly increase patient comfort while providing familiar, but more dependable, monitoring to physicians and nurses.