1st Edition

Textile-Structured Electrodes for Electrocardiogram

Edited By

P.J. Xu


H. Zhang


X.M. Tao

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ISBN 9780415479240
Published January 14, 2009 by CRC Press

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Book Description

Volume 40.4 of the journal Textile Progress, this book reviews textile-structured electrodes, interactive textile devices, for wearable electrocardiogram (ECG). It describes the human cardiac bioelectricity signal using mechanism and acquisition methods by commercial medical electrodes and textile-based electrodes, comparing the advantages and disadvantages of these types of electrodes. The text also discusses the conduction of ECG signal within the human body through skin-electrode interface and in electrodes. It presents the designing principles of textile electrodes based on the performance requirements of electrodes and includes a new evaluation system of textile electrodes.