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February 2, 2012 · Leave a Comment

First-of-its-kind head patch monitors brain blood flow and oxygen

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A research team led by investigators at Mayo Clinic in Florida has found that a small device worn on a patient’s brow can be useful in monitoring stroke patients in the hospital. The device measures blood oxygen, similar to a pulse oximeter, which is clipped onto a finger. “About one-third of stroke patients in the […]

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