AURA: a new respiratory monitor.

  title={AURA: a new respiratory monitor.},
  author={Vivek N Kulkarni and A M Cyna and James M. S. Hutchison and Mark Tunstall and John R. Mallard},
  journal={Biomedical sciences instrumentation},
The Aberdeen University Respiratory Alarm (AURA) is designed to monitor the respiratory rate and the inter- expiratory period (respiratory gap) in the spontaneously breathing patient using polarised polyvinylidene fluoride sensors incorporated in the Oxygen delivery mask. The monitor is composed of three modules--the sensor module includes a pair of polyvinylidene film strips mounted on the inner surface of the Oxygen mask. The difference in temperature between the ambient Oxygen enriched air… CONTINUE READING