Design Considerations for Medical Applications

February 23, 2011 // By Soufiane Bendaoud, National Semi
One of the fastest evolving markets in the industrial space is medical instrumentation. Fueling this growth is the high demand from consumers who want more easy-to-use devices. As consumer demand increases, manufacturers of these devices often look for innovative solutions to optimize the performance, cost, and portability of their designs. In portable applications such as pulse oximetry, electrocardiography, and glucose measurements, noise and power consumption are critical parameters.
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