A Psychoacoustic Sound Design for Pulse Oximetry

@article{Schwarz2019APS,
  title={A Psychoacoustic Sound Design for Pulse Oximetry},
  author={Sebastian Schwarz and Tim Ziemer},
  journal={Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD 2019)},
  year={2019}
}
  • S. Schwarz, Tim Ziemer
  • Published 1 June 2019
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD 2019)
Oxygen saturation monitoring of neonates is a demanding task, as oxygen saturation (SpO2) has to be maintained in a particular range. However, auditory displays of conventional pulse oximeters are not suitable for informing a clinician about deviations from a target range. A psychoacoustic sonification for neonatal oxygen saturation monitoring is presented. It consists of a continuous Shepard tone at its core. In a laboratory study it was tested if participants (N = 6) could differentiate… 

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