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Wearable micro-fluidic pH sweat sensing device based on clorimetric imaging techniques

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Keywords
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Microfluidics
  • Electrochemistry
  • Health
  • Biosensors
  • Wearable Sensors
  • Sweat
Disciplines
  • Biology
  • Medicine

Abstract

Vincenzo 10October2011 fbl.ppt !"#$%&'#()*+,--%.%*/!0-#"***!***/!0-#"*+#()*!"#$%&'#()***!***()"/1--*"1(#,"1-*#"'(#(!(%** 2** Wearable Micro-Fluidic pH Sweat Sensing Device Based on Colorimetric Imaging Techniques Vincenzo F. Curto ! "#$%!&'$()*+!,#""! !"#$%&'#()*+,--%.%*/!0-#"***!***/!0-#"*+#()*!"#$%&'#()***!***()"/1--*"1(#,"1-*#"'(#(!(%** •  Sweat, Why is it Important? •  Introduction: Wearable Sensors •  Barcode and Micro-fluidic Device Fabrication •  Characterisation of the Device •  Results •  Development of Novel Wearable Systems •  Conclusions OUTLINE 3* * !"#$%&'#()*+,--%.%*/!0-#"***!***/!0-#"*+#()*!"#$%&'#()***!***()"/1--*"1(#,"1-*#"'(#(!(%** INTRODUCTION Sweat is naturally generated during exercise. Monitoring its contents provides very rich information about the physiological condition of the individual. SWEAT, WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? *Common hereditary disease which affects the entire body, causing progressive disability and often early death. Sweat analysis: identify pathological disorders "  Cystic fibrosis* "  Information on dehydration "  Changes in the concentration of biomolecules and ions "  Hyponatremia (low sodium concentration) Rehydration and re-mineralisation Improve performance and general health 4* * !"#$%&'#()*+,--%.%*/!0-#"***!***/!0-#"*+#()*!"#$%&'#()***!***()"/1--*"1(#,"1-*#"'(#(!(%** LIFESHIRT® -./0123340!i3&5!! 67(+$8!/9$:! PHYSIOLOGICAL & CHEMICAL SENSORS #  Breath rate, #  Heart rate, #  Posture #  Skin temperature #  ! Medtronic Diabetes’ Guardian® Lactate Scout® 5* * !"#$%&'#()*+,--%.%*/!0-#"***!***/!0-#"*+#()*!"#$%&'#()***!***()"/1--*"1(#,"1-*#"'(#(!(%** SWEAT ANALYSIS PharmChek Sweat Patch Macroduct sweat collection system S. M. Shirreffs, et al., J Appl Physiol 82 (1997) 336-341 Whole body sweat collection techniques 6* * !"#$%&'#()*+,--%.%*/!0-#"***!***/!0-#"*+#()*!"#$%&'#()***!***()"/1--*"1(#,"1-*

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