TITLE

CAN WE MODIFY EXISTING AUTOMATIC SPEECH RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY TO RELIABLY AND SAFELY MONITOR RESPIRATION IN PATIENTS SEDATED WITH PROPOFOL?

AUTHOR(S)
Tan, L.; Cox, S.; Bell, G. D.; Mansfield, M.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA48
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on a study that explores can existing automatic speech recognition technology be modified to reliably and safely monitor respiration in patients sedated with propofol. It is recommended that patients receiving propofol for sedation "should receive care consistent with that required for deep sedation" and the use of capnography, as an early warning sign of drug induced hypoventilation or apnoea, be considered. Even using a crude throat microphone positioned over the trachea and a relatively small training set of data, the result achieved on the testing set was an accuracy of almost 80% in recognizing the different phases of respiration.
ACCESSION #
13218998

 

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