US Patent No: 7,986,998

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Methods and devices for detection of context when addressing a medical condition of a patient

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Methods and devices detect context related to a patient when monitoring a physiological condition of the patient and/or when applying one or more modes of therapy. The context may be a patient context such as posture or an environmental context such as ambient conditions. The context may be used in various ways in relation to the physiological measurement, such as to control when the physiological measurements are made, to appropriately flag physiological measurements, to be recorded in association with the physiological measurements, and/or to correct the physiological measurements based on a reference context. A device such as a beacon transmitter is used in detecting the context and a measurement device such as an implantable cardiovascular device is used to capture the physiological measurements.

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Patent Owner(s)

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CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC.ST PAUL, MN2977

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hatlestad, John D Maplewood, US 96 2392

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