Measurement of patient body capacitance and a method of patient isolation in mains environments

Abstract

IN PATIENT environments the presence of electrostatic fields arising from unshielded a.c. wiring will result in an isolated patient exhibiting capacitance between earth and the active leads (Fig. 1). Fig. 2a shows the equivalent circuit of the situation, which is further reduced using Th~venin's theorem in Fig. 2b. Here we have assumed both dielectric… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02477239

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@article{Forster1974MeasurementOP, title={Measurement of patient body capacitance and a method of patient isolation in mains environments}, author={Ian Cameron Forster}, journal={Medical and biological engineering}, year={1974}, volume={12}, pages={730-732} }