Combining the Information of Unconstrained Electrocardiography and Ballistography in the Detection of Night-Time Heart Rate and Respiration Rate

  title={Combining the Information of Unconstrained Electrocardiography and Ballistography in the Detection of Night-Time Heart Rate and Respiration Rate},
  author={Antti Vehkaoja and Mikko Peltokangas and Jarmo Verho and Jukka Lekkala},
  journal={Int. J. Monit. Surveillance Technol. Res.},
An unobtrusive bed integrated system for monitoring physiological parameters during sleep is presented and evaluated. The system uses textile electrodes attached to a bed sheet for measuring multiple channels of electrocardiogram. The channels are also combined in order to form several additional ECG leads. One lead at a time is selected for beat-to-beat-interval detection. The system also includes force sensors located under a bed post for detecting respiration and movements. The movement… 

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