Construcción e Implementación de Sistema de Medición de Umbral de Dolor (Bulding of a Pain Threshold Measurement System)

Nicolas Ceballos Barro (, Lucas Paolasso (, Diego A. Beltramone (, Federico Buonanotte (

Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
This paper appears in: Revista IEEE América Latina

Publication Date: Feb. 2013
Volume: 11,   Issue: 1 
ISSN: 1548-0992

Between March 2010 and November 2011 we have proceeded to build a device meant to quantify the pain threshold of a person through operator interaction,health professionals such as doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, and patient.This device is called pressure algometer, which determines the pressure at which a patient reaches his pain threshold by applying a known force on his body, and his feedback

Index Terms:
Algometer, pressure, bulding, pain treshold   

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