Current methods used for computerized respiratory sound analysis

  title={Current methods used for computerized respiratory sound analysis},
  author={Anssi Raimo Antero Sovij{\"a}rvi and Jan Vanderschoot and J. E. Earis},
Pulmonary disease is a major cause of ill-health throughout the world. In Europe, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma have been estimated to affect between 10 and 25% of the adult population. Pulmonary infections such as acute bronchitis and pneumonia are common, and interstitial lung disease is increasing in incidence. The diagnosis of these common chest diseases is facilitated by pulmonary auscultation using a stethoscope. This device, invented in 1821 by the French… CONTINUE READING
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