Noninvasive RF Heartbeat Detection System

Conference: Ambient Assisted Living - AAL - 1. Deutscher AAL-Kongress mit Ausstellung / Technologien - Anwendungen - Management
01/30/2008 - 02/01/2008 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: Ambient Assisted Living - AAL

Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Shabu, S.; Kumar, A. Sukesh; Roshna, R. (College of Engineering, Trivandrum, INDIA)

Stress is a leading cause of illness and disease and is so pervasive that there is an inherent need to be able to monitor stress in real time. One commonly recognized approach is to detect pathological signs as early as possible and thereby initiate treatments at the earliest possible stage. One concept developed to deal with this situation is the challenge of obtaining values every day without interfering with daily life, by the practice of conducting health examinations in the home environment, thereby obviating the need to spend extra time visiting medical facilities. However ,even a simple check up involving the daily placement of electrodes on the body surface would constitute a nuisance to most people, particularly those with no subjective symptoms of disease. RF heartbeat detection system provides a better way to do this. Aim of this work is to design a signal extraction circuit that can be used for RF heartbeat detection system.