An automatic swinging instrument for better neonatal growing environment

Cheng Hsing Lu, Ching Hsing Luo, Yung Jung Chen, Tsu Fuh Yeh

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

2 引文 (Scopus)

摘要

It is well known that a swing can help infants fall asleep easily. In conditions of deep sleep, infants can grow faster. But how and when to swing (including swing speed and amplitude) for better growth is a serious question. As of now, of concern is that there is no objective quantitative research concerning this topic, although there exist some qualitative studies in the literature. This project is directed to designing a swing system that can simulate a natural or forced swing vibration with a quiet close-loop magnetic driving technique. Both the frequency and amplitude of the system can be changed independently in the range of 0.4-1 Hz and 0.36°-3.6°, respectively. Therefore, the infant's quantitative physiological signals (e.g., electroencephalogram, energy consumption, sleep duration) can be measured to determine the best method of swinging. This system would help a lot of neonates, especially premature infants whose growth rate is much lower than it is in the mother's body.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)3192-3196
頁數5
期刊Review of Scientific Instruments
68
發行號8
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 一月 1 1997
對外發佈Yes

指紋

sleep
electroencephalography
energy consumption
Electroencephalography
Energy utilization
vibration
Sleep

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation

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An automatic swinging instrument for better neonatal growing environment. / Lu, Cheng Hsing; Luo, Ching Hsing; Chen, Yung Jung; Yeh, Tsu Fuh.

於: Review of Scientific Instruments, 卷 68, 編號 8, 01.01.1997, p. 3192-3196.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

Lu, Cheng Hsing ; Luo, Ching Hsing ; Chen, Yung Jung ; Yeh, Tsu Fuh. / An automatic swinging instrument for better neonatal growing environment. 於: Review of Scientific Instruments. 1997 ; 卷 68, 編號 8. 頁 3192-3196.
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