Design and Implementation of Long-Term Single-Lead ECG Monitor


Some heart diseases need long-term monitoring to diagnose. In this paper, we present a wearable single lead ECG monitoring device with low power consumption based on MSP430 and single-lead ECG front-end AD8232, which could acquire and store patient’s ECG data for 7 days continuously. This device is available for long-term wearing with a small volume. Also, it could detect user’s motion status with an acceleration sensor and supports Bluetooth 4.0 protocol. So it could be expanded to be a dynamic heart rate monitor and/or sleep quality monitor combined with smart phone. The device has huge potential of application for health care of human daily life.

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Shen, M. and Xue, S. (2015) Design and Implementation of Long-Term Single-Lead ECG Monitor. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines, 3, 18-23. doi: 10.4236/jbm.2015.34003.

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