Electronic stethoscope and computer program diagnose lung conditions -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

Electronic stethoscope and computer program diagnose lung conditions

The classic stethoscope has entered the digital age. Medical researchers have created a computer program that connects to an electronic stethoscope to classify lung sounds into five common diagnostic categories.

02/24/2016

Graphic: Electronic stethoscope records patient's breathing

1. Electronic stethoscope records patient's breathing.
2. Lung sounds are sent to the phone or tablet and analyzed by the computer program.
3. Medical professionals can listen and see the results in real time from any location to diagnose the patient; © Hiroshima University