Accession Number : AD0697380
Title : FABRICATION OF LITHIUM CHLORIDE-BALSA WOOD ELECTRODES FOR ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC MONITORING.
Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan 67-Oct 68,
Corporate Author : SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TEX
Personal Author(s) : Salter,Makely G.
Report Date : AUG 1969
Pagination or Media Count : 11
Abstract : An ECG electrode belt of balsa wood impregnated with lithium chloride was developed for possible use in long-term space missions. The method used to impregnate the electrodes is described, and a step-by-step procedure is given for the assemblage of the belt. The equipment can be adapted for use in emergency medical monitoring and in intensive care units. (Author)
Descriptors : (*ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY, ELECTRODES), (*ELECTRODES, PREPARATION), MANUFACTURING, MONITORS, DESIGN, MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, LITHIUM COMPOUNDS, CHLORIDES, WOOD, AEROSPACE MEDICINE
Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE