The Problem of Artifacts in Patient Monitor Data During Surgery: A Clinical and Methodological Review

@article{Takla2006ThePO,
  title={The Problem of Artifacts in Patient Monitor Data During Surgery: A Clinical and Methodological Review},
  author={George F. Takla and John H. Petre and Daniel John Doyle and Mayumi Horibe and Bala Gopakumaran},
  journal={Anesthesia \& Analgesia},
  year={2006},
  volume={103},
  pages={1196-1204}
}
Artifacts are a significant problem affecting the accurate display of information during surgery. They are also a source of false alarms. A secondary problem is the inadvertent recording of artifactual and inaccurate information in automated record keeping systems. Though most of the currently available patient monitors use techniques to minimize the effect of artifacts, their success is limited. We reviewed the problem of artifacts affecting patient monitor data during surgical cases. Methods… 

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