Scalable and shiftable Bayesian defibrillation efficacy estimator

TitleScalable and shiftable Bayesian defibrillation efficacy estimator
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsLi H, Malkin RA
JournalAnnual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings
Volume1
Start Page371
Pagination371 - 373
Date Published01/1997
Abstract

When an automatic defibrillator is implanted, it is essential to accurately estimate a highly effective defibrillation dose from a minimum number of fibrillation episodes. An optimum, fixed step-size, up-down Bayesian protocol has been previously proposed for this purpose. However, the previous protocol can not be adapted to new defibrillation waveforms, electrode configurations, etc. This paper presents a scalable and shiftable version of the previous protocol in the form of lookup tables which can be easily adapted as defibrillation technologies evolve.

Short TitleAnnual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings