ELECTROCARDIOGRAM RHYTHM SIMULATION IN OPEN SOURCE ENVIRONMENT - A Contribution to Training in Biomedical Sciences

A. Cardoso Martins, P. Dias Costa, J. Miguel Marques, R. Cruz Correia

Abstract

Considering the importance of training and the need to identify some important electrocardiographic patterns, our aim was to develop a software-based electrocardiogram rhythm simulator, able to generate signals for purposes of training health care professionals, freely available. Additionally we intended to implement a training assessment and the ability to configure specific rhythms/patterns with user-defined settings. In order to achieve the availability requirement we decided to develop our tool as open source. All the software was developed in Linux platform, but releases are available in binary format for Linux and Microsoft Windows platform. The result was a functional signal simulator which satisfied all the requirements we proposed in our aim. The final result of our work is presented and available at Sourceforge.

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Cardoso Martins A., Dias Costa P., Miguel Marques J. and Cruz Correia R. (2010). ELECTROCARDIOGRAM RHYTHM SIMULATION IN OPEN SOURCE ENVIRONMENT - A Contribution to Training in Biomedical Sciences . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: Special Session OSEHC, (BIOSTEC 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-016-0, pages 512-516. DOI: 10.5220/0002766805120516


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@conference{special session osehc10,
author={A. Cardoso Martins and P. Dias Costa and J. Miguel Marques and R. Cruz Correia},
title={ELECTROCARDIOGRAM RHYTHM SIMULATION IN OPEN SOURCE ENVIRONMENT - A Contribution to Training in Biomedical Sciences},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: Special Session OSEHC, (BIOSTEC 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={512-516},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002766805120516},
isbn={978-989-674-016-0},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: Special Session OSEHC, (BIOSTEC 2010)
TI - ELECTROCARDIOGRAM RHYTHM SIMULATION IN OPEN SOURCE ENVIRONMENT - A Contribution to Training in Biomedical Sciences
SN - 978-989-674-016-0
AU - Cardoso Martins A.
AU - Dias Costa P.
AU - Miguel Marques J.
AU - Cruz Correia R.
PY - 2010
SP - 512
EP - 516
DO - 10.5220/0002766805120516