University of Utah engineers have invented a non-invasive wireless transceivers to measure the breathing of surgery patients, adults with sleep apnea and babies at risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The wireless transceiver would be placed around a bad to measure breathing rates and alert someone if breathing stops. There will be no wires or tubes connected to the patient.
The American Academy of Pediatricians , AAP, recognizes that monitors may be helpful to allow rapid recognition of apnea, airway obstruction, respiratory failure and especially in the case of combination of apnea, color change, limpness ans choking or gagging.
There have been very few technological advances monitoring the breathing of sleep apnea patients and children at risk of SIDS. Usually, options for monitoring …
The wireless technology has become pervasive – wireless transceivers can transmit and receive radio signals – literally see throught he walls to detect the location of people trapped by a fire or hostages held inside buildings.
Such wireless technology will need another five years before it becomes available on the market .