Mechanical Engineering Faculty Research

Title

Sensor Based Mattress/Seat for Monitoring Pressure, Temperature and Sweat Concentration to Prevent Pressure Ulcerations

Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

3-15-2007

Abstract

A system for detecting conditions to prevent a bedsore includes a first sensor to detect a first condition that results in the bedsore and to output a first sensor signal from the first sensor indicative of the first condition that results in the bedsore, a controller to receive the first sensor signal and to determine if the condition may result in the bedsore and an alarm responsive to the controller to provide an alarm to indicate that the condition may result in the bedsore.

Publication Title

US 20070056101 A1

Comments

Application Number: US 11/221,565