Low-Complexity System and Algorithm for an Emergency Ventilator Sensor and Alarm

@article{Corey2020LowComplexitySA,
  title={Low-Complexity System and Algorithm for an Emergency Ventilator Sensor and Alarm},
  author={Ryan M. Corey and Evan Widloski and David Null and Brian Ricconi and Mark A. Johnson and Karen C. White and Jennifer R. Amos and Alexander Pagano and Michael L. Oelze and Rachel Switzky and Matthew B Wheeler and Eliot Bethke and Clifford F. Shipley and Andrew C. Singer},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems},
  year={2020},
  volume={14},
  pages={1088-1096}
}
In response to anticipated shortages of ventilators caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations have designed low-cost emergency ventilators. Many of these devices are pressure-cycled pneumatic ventilators, which are easy to produce but often do not include the sensing or alarm features found on commercial ventilators. This work reports a low-cost, easy-to-produce electronic sensor and alarm system for pressure-cycled ventilators that estimates clinically useful metrics such as pressure… 
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