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An architecture for the automatic acquisition of vital signs by clinical information systems

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Andrew SimsORCiD, Dr Brian Watson


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An architecture is presented which provides clinical information systems with access to vital sign information from medical devices. Middleware components encapsulate details of communicating with devices whilst adoption of defacto and international standards maximizes interoperability with client software. An application in routine clinical use is described.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Sims AJ, Pay DA, Watson BG

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine

Year: 2000

Volume: 4

Issue: 1

Pages: 74-75

ISSN (print): 1089-7771

ISSN (electronic): 1558-0032

Publisher: IEEE