•  
  •  
 

International Journal of Electronics Signals and Systems

Abstract

Clinical investigation of some sleep disorders, stress testing, ambulatory monitoring requires simultaneous monitoring of heart rate and respiratory rates. [3] Numerous methods have been reported for deriving respiratory information from the electrocardiogram (ECG). [1] Initially ECG signal is sent to microcontroller AT89S52 through ADC0848. The digital samples are once again transmitted to personal computer via a cable. The digital data is read with the help of graphical user interface software – Visual C++ (serial port programming). The data is stored in an array and the QRS peaks per minute are detected & heart rate is calculated. As these QRS peaks consist of respiratory information, an algorithm will be applied onto the QRS data to find the number of slopes per minute, which gives the respiratory rate. Hence the Heart Rate & Respiratory Rate per minute will be calculated and displayed real time on PC.

Share

COinS
 
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.