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