Acquisition and Storage of Sleep-Related Biosignals

  • T. Penzel
  • K. Meinzer
  • J. H. Peter
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In internal medicine, the importance of recording measured physiological data is becoming increasingly apparent. Continuous monitoring of ECG and respiration is already common, indeed indispensable, in intensive care units. For an investigation of pathophysiology during sleep, however, it is necessary to record many more biosignals. Since it is also desirable to analyze their complex interrelations off-line in the computer [3], it is important to be able to make reproducible recordings which contain all the relevant information. Within the framework of our project Time Series Analysis and Sleep Apnea, we have developed ways of producing both analogue and digital recordings (Fig. 1).


Sleep Apnea Sleep Laboratory Ambulatory Monitoring Digital Acquisition Sleep Relate Disorder 
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  • T. Penzel
  • K. Meinzer
  • J. H. Peter

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