IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A Non-Contact Imaging-Based Approach to Detecting Stage I Pressure Ulcers

Conference Proceedings. Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

Author(s): J. Leachtenauer ; S. Kell ; B. Turner ; C. Newcomer ; C. Lyder ; M. Alwan
Sponsor(s): IEEE EMB
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 August 2006
Conference Location: New York, NY, USA
Conference Date: 30 August 2006
Page(s): 6,380 - 6,383
ISBN (CD): 1-4244-003303
ISBN (Paper): 1-4244-0032-5
ISSN (Paper): 1557-170X
DOI: 10.1109/IEMBS.2006.259513
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This paper describes a non-contact imaging-based method to detect stage I pressure ulcers over a wide range of melanin levels. Two approaches were explored: the first used broad and narrow band... View More

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