WO2011049293A1 - Diagnosis-displaying wireless stethoscope - Google Patents

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WO2011049293A1
WO2011049293A1 PCT/KR2010/005910 KR2010005910W WO2011049293A1 WO 2011049293 A1 WO2011049293 A1 WO 2011049293A1 KR 2010005910 W KR2010005910 W KR 2010005910W WO 2011049293 A1 WO2011049293 A1 WO 2011049293A1
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    • A61B5/0002Remote monitoring of patients using telemetry, e.g. transmission of vital signals via a communication network
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    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B7/00Instruments for auscultation
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    • A61B7/04Electric stethoscopes
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The present invention relates to a diagnosis-displaying wireless stethoscope provided with a stethoscope microphone in the head of the stethoscope body containing electronic components capable of transmission to a typical signal-receiving portable phone and capable of processing auscultation data, and a sound-collecting plate having an electronic temperature sensor for measuring the temperature at an auscultation region. When a sound-absorbing plate of the stethoscope contacts an anatomical region for auscultation, auscultated bodily sounds are input through the stethoscope microphone and converted into electronic data, body temperature data sensed through the electronic temperature sensor is converted into digital data, data is transmitted by means of a transmission circuit of an electronic component provided in the stethoscope body and received by a portable phone, in order to display names of physiological conditions such as bronchitis, pneumonia or other lung diseases, arrhythmia, tachycardia, bradycardia or other heart conditions or diseases, adynamic ileus, and arteriosclerosis in the carotid artery, on the basis of the auscultation results in text form on the display of the portable terminal and also to enable the sounds to be directly heard through audio playback. When using a portable phone as data storage and reproduction means, there is no interference with the other functions of the portable phone, and the stethoscope is simplified in configuration and the size thereof is reduced.

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[Correction of 07.09.2010 under Rule 26] The name of disease wireless stethoscope represented

The present invention relates to a wireless stethoscope name of disease is capable of receiving the mobile phone are displayed.

General stethoscope is connected to heupeumpan to one end of the Y-shaped duct and the other end of the conduit ear plug read audibly through a vibrating conduit of a stethoscope sound entering the heupeumpan it is to diagnose the health condition.

Recently, it has to be an indication of health and disease character or graphics Electronic Stethoscope groups have been developed in various forms analyzed by a computer and a stethoscope negative compared with standard data.

Example of the electronic stethoscope of the prior art, the present inventors have utility model the received registered Utility Model Publication No. 0131518 chamber (1998. 12. 15. Bulletin) watch-type portable stethoscope comprising the interior of a plurality of large and small gas heupeumpan to process a stethoscope sound into a digital signal and is displayed on a display provided on the base body as characters and graphics.

Further, the present inventors have been registered patent No. 10-0387201 Patent Application No. (2003. 06. 12. Bulletin) automatically reading and writing diagnostic apparatus to diagnose and name of disease in comparison with the standard data, it analyzes the data inputted via the microphone stethoscope display and is to store data stethoscope.

The present inventors compared the detection and standard stethoscope sound by the ingestion of a stethoscope sound using the PC circuit provided in the mobile phone with built-in microphone stethoscope for practical registered utility model registration receiving Model Publication No. 20-0389343 phone call by the cellular phone stethoscope stethoscope It is able to display the results in the picture display.

Conventional cellular phone stethoscope with respect to the present invention, since the point of using the PC circuit provided inside the portable simplicity and gas one very useful, the phone and the stethoscope mechanism is coupled integrally and highly The saengsanga the phone is also the user of the mobile phone both because not use the stethoscope is another situation where the development of new means of stethoscope used mobile phones without having to join the stethoscope on the phone and ask.

An object of the present invention to provide a wireless stethoscope (WIRELESS AUTO-DIAGNOSTIC STETHOSCOPE) able to determine the name of disease by the stethoscope result of the stethoscope in the phone.

The object of the present invention, a stethoscope of a gas with a stethoscope and may transmit to the data processing and mobile phones of the temperature detector is embedded electronic devices being provided with a head region of the gas has heupeumpan equipped with a stethoscope microphone and electronic temperature sensor results in stethoscope there is provided a wireless stethoscope and the stethoscope in the radio transmitting and receiving on their cell phone or mobile phone of the plurality, to determine the name of disease of various After a stethoscope by a cell phone monitor.

Another object of the invention is used to provide a wireless stethoscope the name of disease that can be more enhanced the utility of the stethoscope is displayed because there is no interference between the stethoscope may be monitored by the results in the mobile phone using a mobile phone with a stethoscope used for by a wireless stethoscope have.

The present invention is configured having a home eumpan provided with a stethoscope microphone and electronic temperature sensor on the head of an electronic apparatus with a transmission capable of receiving a conventional phone can be available to process the data embedded stethoscope stethoscope gas.

The electronic apparatus provided with the gas in the present invention, a stethoscope to a circuit which amplifies the data and temperature data, and digitized by the transmission can be received by phone by the transfer (搬 送) circuit itself is subject matter of the already-known circuits arbitrarily invention in an electronic stethoscope field is not therefore detailed description thereof is omitted.

The invention stethoscope gas has no display function because they are not equipped with a display, but the saving of data, and recorded in the mobile phone by an electronic apparatus provided with a gas and can be sent to the digital data is stored and displayed in accordance with the mobile phone since the use of the built-in computer circuits, yet mobile phones and wireless stethoscope by an independent object, and has a feature that can use a one-piece gusset.

According to the present invention, facing the stethoscope heupeumpan of the stethoscope parts of the body and the body of the stethoscope sound input by the microphone stethoscope is again detected, the body temperature by a temperature sensor in contact with the electronic stethoscope of the body portion. Sensing the sensed data of the stethoscope sound and body temperature is transmitted can be received in the rear chamber phone to amplification and filtering, and specified carrier screen by the digital signal (搬 送 波) by a respective electronic circuit.

At this time, the cellular phone then tuned (同 調) to a frequency that can receive data transmitted from the stethoscope. This may leave the specified characters by pressing a designated key on the mobile phone, and then set to the same as FM radio frequencies set to be tuned to the frequency specified by the dial of the phone provided in the mobile phone, by repeating to receive the electronic stethoscope data. In view of the allowable range of the radio wave control laws transmission range of a wireless stethoscope it is approximately 5m.

Therefore mobile phone of the person using the wireless stethoscope of the present invention is, of course, can be received and stored in the phone, such as a plurality of, for example a doctor or medical treatment related to the stethoscope around. But if you want to pass data to people in remote, one stethoscope to save the data on your phone and then transmits using the mobile phone it can be remotely medical consultation.

Stethoscope results can display the results of a stethoscope on the display of your phone receives a phone to text or graphics directly to another and stethoscope sound.

The invention stethoscope gas inside a built-in electronic instruments that can be transmitted by processing the stethoscope sound and temperature data is collected, since the head of the gas is composed are equipped with sound collector equipped with a stethoscope microphone and electronic temperature sensor plate by the stethoscope I can understand the data via a mobile phone stethoscope stethoscope and while the phone is independent of specific objects can be used conveniently as a one-piece.

Furthermore the stethoscope is the structure of the stethoscope can be configured more easily because it allows transmission only collect temperature and Stethoscope data, analysis and display and storage of the stethoscope data, etc. can use the functions of the handset and to possible transmitting and receiving stethoscope data remotely Stethoscopes are a number of effects that can be used more useful for effectiveness is further enhanced.

Figure 1 is a perspective view of one embodiment of the present invention

Figure 2 is a bottom view of the invention

Figure 3 is a cross-sectional view of the present invention

4 is a block diagram of an electronic circuit apparatus of the present invention

It is described by the accompanying drawings of the present invention.

1 is of an example embodiment one showing the relationship between the wireless stethoscope as cell phones of the present invention, a perspective view, Figure 2 is a sectional view showing a structure of a bottom view of the stethoscope of the present invention, Figure 3 is the invention, Figure 4 is the invention the electronic circuit apparatus is a block diagram.

Thus the present invention provides a stethoscope (SP) of the substrate (1), a stethoscope data, and the electronic apparatus (2) provided in the base (1) to process the temperature data, the data processed by the electronic apparatus 2 to consist of an antenna (2a) and the stethoscope microphone (3m) and the electron temperature detector (3t) and home eumpan (3) provided in the lower portion of the head (1a) provided in the upper portion of the head (1a) to be transmitted,

The stethoscope microphone (3m) and the electronic temperature sensor (3t) is supported fixedly on the support plate (3b) on the underside of the head (1a) of the base (1) home eumpan 3 is the stethoscope microphone (3m) and E the name of disease bond formed by screws (3n) in the periphery of the temperature sensor (3t) to wireless stethoscope is displayed.

In particular, as indicated in Figure 3, a built-in electronic equipment (2) for processing the stethoscope data and temperature data in the base (1) of the stethoscope (SP) properly to grip with hands operatively by a battery (V) so and it can have an antenna (2a) to the upper side of the head (1a) of the base (1) is provided to be electrically connected to the electronic apparatus 2 to be transmitted to convey the data processed by the electronic apparatus (2) , is provided with an operating power supply switch (2s) to the upper end of the base (1).

Is fixed to the stethoscope microphone (3m) and the electron temperature sensor support plate (3b) (3t) is to be respectively electrically connected to the electronic equipment (2) on the underside of the head (1a) of the base (1), the stethoscope microphone (3m ) around the electronic temperature sensor (3t) there is configured in the funnel-shaped house eumpan 3 is coupled to the screw (3n).

The stethoscope microphone (3m) is the lower end of the house eumpan 3 circumferential and linear gap is maintained and the long rod type temperature sensor (3t) is a home eumpan 3, the Contact with the body temperature sensor (3t) of the is fixed to the vertical can be in contact with the body.

The electronic apparatus 2 is composed of a circuit amplifying the data shown in Figure 4, the digital conversion circuit, binary conversion circuit and a radio wave carrying a circuit, such as, but not limited to such circuits There separately from the body stethoscope sound a filter circuit to remove noise other, there is included such as a power stabilizing circuit, and other circuits that are required.

However, this part of the detailed description thereof not a main portion of the invention as a selection of the known circuit will be omitted.

The present invention is the name of disease of the body stethoscope sound input by the microphone stethoscope facing the house eumpan of the stethoscope in the body portion as a wireless stethoscope stethoscope displayed is converted to electronic data,

In addition, the temperature data detected by the electronic temperature sensor is converted into digital data, the name of disease is shown as a consequence of the stethoscope character on the display of the phone by the calling data received by phone by the transfer circuit of the electronic apparatus provided in the gas , and another to hear the direct sound stethoscope.

By using the mobile phone as a data storage and display means there is no interference in the use of cellular phone it is possible to simplify the configuration of the stethoscope.

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In an embodiment of the present invention, the stethoscope (SP), the gas is not equipped with the display without the display function, but also saving of data, and send data to the mobile phone by an electronic apparatus (2) provided on the base body (1) recorded in the mobile phone, and it is subject matter of the invention to the use of the computer circuit built into the cellular phone that displays the save and name of disease.

So while cell phones (MP) and the wireless stethoscope (SP) is independent of specific objects, it has enabled using features like integrated.

Thus configured present invention facing quiet the heupeumpan (3) provided in the head (1a) of a wireless stethoscope (SP) to the stethoscope parts of the body, and a stethoscope sound of body type by the stethoscope microphone (3m) In the stethoscope portion this temperature is sensed by an electronic temperature sensor (3t) in contact with the body.

Randomly sensed stethoscope sound analog waveform stethoscope sound by the amplifier circuit of the electronic apparatus 2 is filtered and amplified, and then, by the digital circuit is converted to a digital signal carrier by a radio wave carrying the circuit which is returned to a specific frequency ( carried on 搬 送 波) is sent out through an antenna (2a) provided in the side of the head (1a) of the base (1).

On the other hand, the temperature detection signal detected by an electronic temperature sensor (3t) is amplified by the amplifier circuit of the electronic apparatus 2 is converted into a binary number by the binary conversion circuit carried on the carrier (搬 送 波) by the transfer circuit the It is sent out through an antenna (2a).

Since the digital code of the sound of the stethoscope with the body temperature data sensed data varies be transmitted by a single carrier can be received by the mobile phone at the same time to process the separation of the two types of data.

The mobile phone (MP) is then tuned (同 調) to a frequency capable of receiving data transmitted in a wireless stethoscope (SP). This makes it possible to specify by pressing a specified key character of the mobile phone and then set to the same as FM radio frequencies set to be tuned to the frequency specified by the dial the mobile phone having a phone, can be repeated to receive electronic stethoscope data. Transmission range of this time, the wireless stethoscope is about 5m or so.

Wireless stethoscope (SP) is a mobile phone (MP) and in parallel with, and wireless stethoscope data obtained by the (SP) is arrhythmia from bronchitis, pneumonia, heart in the sikieo stethoscope result input on a mobile phone, which mobile (MP) waste, tachycardia, bradycardia, paralysis of the heart disease and the length (intestinal), it can be seen the name of disease, such as a carotid neck curing audibly, visually.

Another mobile phone Stethoscope data stored in the input (MP) can be transmitted can be received on mobile phones such as the responsible physician or care for example.

Thus one receives and stores the data in a mobile phone stethoscope stethoscope and adjacent to the next using the remote handset is available with others medical advice.

The present invention can be used as a mobile phone (MP) and the wireless stethoscope (SP) is an independent, yet each object, medical devices available in the industry as a wireless stethoscope like the name of disease with the possible use of integrated features are displayed.

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  1. And an electronic apparatus 2 having a stethoscope for the substrate 1, and a stethoscope data and the temperature data of the (SP) within the substrate 1 for processing, the head for transmitting the data processed by the electronic apparatus 2 ( the name of disease, characterized in that consists of an antenna (2a) and the stethoscope microphone (3m) and the electron temperature detector (3t) and home eumpan (3) provided in the lower portion of the head (1a) provided in the upper portion shown in 1a) wireless Stethoscopes are.
  2. The method of claim 1 wherein the stethoscope microphone (3m) and the electronic temperature sensor (3t) is supported fixedly on the support plate (3b) on the underside of the head (1a) of the base (1) home eumpan 3 is the stethoscope microphone (3m) and a wireless stethoscope displayed name of disease, characterized in that the combination of a screw (3n) in the periphery of electronic temperature sensors (3t).
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