We have all seen on ‘Star Trek™ the ‘tricorder’ hand held device that waved over a person gives tons of vital information. Well it is now here – sort of – MouthLab!
The team of engineers and physicians (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine) created a device that reports from a simple breath or a fingertip. Yes, no need for applying devices, time, discomfort to find out your vital signs that is heart rate, blood pressure, temperature, breathing rate and blood oxygen.
Big Bonus is its ability to record a basic electrocardiogram (EKG) . Keep an eye out for this at your next medical encounter.
Published the Annals of Biomedical Engineering (9/15)