(19)
(11)EP 2 570 074 B1

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT SPECIFICATION

(45)Mention of the grant of the patent:
06.05.2020 Bulletin 2020/19

(21)Application number: 10822877.6

(22)Date of filing:  26.05.2010
(51)Int. Cl.: 
A61B 5/00  (2006.01)
H04H 40/00  (2009.01)
G16H 40/67  (2018.01)
(86)International application number:
PCT/CN2010/073242
(87)International publication number:
WO 2011/140721 (17.11.2011 Gazette  2011/46)

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PATIENT MONITORING DEVICE HAVING ENTERTAINMENT FUNCTION AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME

PATIENTENÜBERWACHUNGSVORRICHTUNG MIT UNTERHALTUNGSFUNKTION UND VERFAHREN ZU IHRER STEUERUNG

DISPOSITIF DE SURVEILLANCE DE PATIENTS AYANT UNE FONCTION DE DIVERTISSEMENT ET SON PROCÉDÉ DE COMMANDE


(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK SM TR

(30)Priority: 13.05.2010 CN 201010175769

(43)Date of publication of application:
20.03.2013 Bulletin 2013/12

(73)Proprietor: Edan Instruments, Inc.
Shenzhen, Guangdong 518000 (CN)

(72)Inventors:
  • SUN, Shuo
    Shenzhen, Guangdong 518067 (CN)
  • YIN, Xin
    Shenzhen, Guangdong 518067 (CN)

(74)Representative: LLR 
11 boulevard de Sébastopol
75001 Paris
75001 Paris (FR)


(56)References cited: : 
CN-A- 101 606 386
CN-Y- 201 299 557
US-A1- 2005 038 326
US-A1- 2008 194 918
US-A1- 2010 057 803
CN-Y- 201 131 117
US-A- 4 051 522
US-A1- 2007 255 116
US-A1- 2010 053 468
  
      
    Note: Within nine months from the publication of the mention of the grant of the European patent, any person may give notice to the European Patent Office of opposition to the European patent granted. Notice of opposition shall be filed in a written reasoned statement. It shall not be deemed to have been filed until the opposition fee has been paid. (Art. 99(1) European Patent Convention).


    Description

    Technical Field



    [0001] The invention relates to the field of medical diagnosis instruments, specifically to a patient monitor having entertainment functions and a control method thereof.

    Background Art



    [0002] Monitor is a common patient monitor apparatus in medical institutions that can monitor vital signs of patient in real-time and will alarm in the acoustic and visual form in order to notify medical staff upon the abnormal vital sign of patient. The apparatus can be applied to the environments including: intensive care unit and general ward.

    [0003] The monitored patients in intensive care unit and general ward, who are conscious, are completely able to enjoy some entertainment activities, including: watching television and listening to music; moreover, long-time emptiness is extremely unbearable to monitor-applied patients who are put to long-term monitor in general. In addition, people accompany the patients can also relax through entertainment functions while the patients are unconscious or have a rest. Based on such a background, the invention is came up with to solve the problems that actually happen during patient monitor.

    [0004] China Patent filed with the publication number CN101606386 and entitled patient entertainment system having patient specificity supplementary medical contents discloses a medical information transfer system configured to be cooperative with an entertainment device, the entertainment device is configured to present an entertainment audio/video content data stream, the medical information transfer system comprises: a multiplexer for inserting additional content into the entertainment audio/video content data stream; and a controller for selecting patient specificity contents to be inserted into the entertainment audio/video content data stream. A medical information transfer method comprises the steps of: presenting the entertainment audio/video content data stream via the entertainment device; and presenting the patient specificity contents via the entertainment device and the entertainment audio/video content data stream; the medical information transfer system configured to be cooperative with the entertainment device enables the entertainment device to be configured to present the entertainment audio/video content data stream, the medical information transfer system comprises: a module for inserting additional content into the entertainment audio/video content data stream; and a module for selecting the patient specificity contents to be inserted into the entertainment audio/video content data stream; the insertion module comprises the multiplexer and the selection module comprises a selection controller; the module for selecting the patient specificity contents determines the priority of the patient specificity contents and selects the patient specificity contents to be inserted based on the content priority, the controller comprises: a wireless transmitter which is simulated and configured to control the wireless output of a handheld remote controller of the entertainment device; the multiplexer is configured to insert the additional content into a designated channel of the entertainment audio/video content data stream, the controller is configured to simulate that the entertainment device displays the wireless output of the designated channel; the controller is configured to simulate that the entertainment device displays the wireless output of the designated channel in one of a sub-window and a main window; and the multiplexer is configured to insert the additional content as a text which is superposed on the presented video of the entertainment audio/video content data stream.

    [0005] Also, China Patent filed with the publication number CN1191142 and entitled medical device having user interface suitable for house or limited nursing environment discloses a system controlling a medical apparatus by an entertainment display. In the normal treatment process, patients can watch the programs (e.g. television programs) on the entertainment display. In case of emergency, the medical apparatus can interrupt the entertainment program and enable the entertainment display to display the information related to the operation or state of the medical apparatus. The medical apparatus can also comprise a user input apparatus so that patients can move one selector image displayed by the entertainment display in order to control the medical apparatus.

    [0006] The systems described above have the following defects: first of all, the systems do not have the function of alarm in case of physical abnormality of the monitored patients; second, the systems cannot provide entertainment function while displaying the indexes of physiological parameters of patients in real-time; and third, the systems can only provide the monitor for single parameter but not on other parameters.

    [0007] Patent application publications No. US 2005/038326 A1, US 2007/255116 A1 and US 2010/057803 A1 disclose various devices according to the prior art, that do not solve the defects of the prior art mentioned above.

    Contents of the Invention



    [0008] In order to solve the defects in the prior art, the invention provides a patient monitor having entertainment functions, which can provide entertainment functions for patients, does not delay the real-time monitor for patients and can remove the emptiness of patient during free time, and a control method of the monitor.

    [0009] The invention provides a patient monitor device having entertainment functions, as claimed in claim 1. The pre-characterizing part of claim 1 recites features known from US 2005/038326 A1.

    [0010] The dependent claims defines various further features of the device according to the invention.

    [0011] The patient monitor having entertainment functions sends an entertainment signal to the entertainment signal processing unit if user initiates the entertainment functions, the entertainment signal is then processed to display an image on the entertainment specific display apparatus, and sound playing is achieved via the entertainment specific loudspeaker;
    the patient monitor having entertainment functions sends a parameter signal to the parameter signal processing unit in real time, the parameter signal is then processed to display real-time measurement values and waveforms of parameters on the monitor specific display apparatus, and playing of various sounds is achieved via the monitor specific loudspeaker;
    the alarm processing unit detects, in real-time, whether the physiological characteristics of patient meet the alarm condition, and once the condition is met, alarm is triggered immediately. If the entertainment function and the alarm function are simultaneously used, the entertainment specific loudspeaker is muted and the monitor specific loudspeaker gives alarm sound when the abnormal vital signs of patient trigger the alarm, however, no impact is applied to the contents displayed on the entertainment specific display.

    [0012] With the invention, patients can enjoy some entertainment activities for mental relaxation while lying on the bed without having an impact on normal real-time monitor for patients.

    [0013] According to an embodiment, The entertainment signal acquisition unit comprises: a television signal acquisition unit for acquiring television signals, a broadcast signal acquisition unit for acquiring broadcast signals, a network signal acquisition unit for acquiring network signals and a disc video/audio signal acquisition unit for acquiring disc video/audio signals.

    [0014] According to an embodiment, The patient monitor having entertainment functions further comprises: a remote control command receiving/transmitting and operating device in signal interaction with the signal reception unit, for transmitting a remote control command or receiving a state signal returned by the signal reception unit.

    [0015] The remote control command receiving/transmitting and operating device is handheld mobile terminal having wireless application communication protocol, and the handheld mobile terminal is provided with an authorized digital certificate uniquely corresponding thereto;
    the control command reception and processing module is a wireless application communication protocol server which can receive the signal of the handheld mobile terminal through wireless network; the wireless application communication protocol server includes a wireless application communication certificate module for issuing and verifying digital certificates, a wireless storage module for storing different mode commands, a wireless address book module for storing the assigned address of control device for electric and electrical equipment, an operating interface offering module for offering a service interface, a wireless state detection module for feeding back and updating the current state of the controlled electric and electrical equipment in real-time, a wireless application communication protocol server data mirror backup module for backing up the wireless application communication protocol server data in real-time, and a power line carrier control signal module for transmitting the control signal, resulted from the processing of the wireless application communication protocol server, to a signal transmission network in a manner of carrier.

    [0016] According to an embodiment, The remote control command receiving/transmitting and operating device is handheld mobile terminal having the function of hypertext transfer protocol, and the handheld mobile terminal is provided with an authorized digital certificate uniquely corresponding thereto;
    the control command reception and processing module is a WEB server which can receive the signal of the handheld mobile terminal through wireless network; the wireless application communication protocol server includes a WEB server certificate module for issuing and verifying digital certificates, a WEB storage module for storing different mode commands, a WEB address book module for storing the assigned address of control device for electric and electrical equipment, an operating interface offering module for offering a service interface, a WEB state detection module for feeding back and updating the current state of the controlled electric and electrical equipment in real-time, a WEB server data mirror backup module for backing up the WEB server data in real-time, and a power line carrier control signal module for transmitting the control signal, resulted from the processing of the WEB server, to a signal transmission network in a manner of carrier.

    [0017] The remote control command receiving/transmitting and operating device can be connected with a computer in a remote network;
    the control command reception and processing module is a remote host server connected to the remote network, the remote host server includes a verification module for issuing and verifying ID at IP login port, a storage module for storing different mode commands, an address book module for storing the assigned address of control device for electric and electrical equipment, an interface offering module for offering a service interface, a state detection module for feeding back and updating the current state of the controlled electric and electrical equipment in real-time, a remote host server data mirror backup module for backing up the host server data in real-time, and a power line carrier control signal module for transmitting the control signal, resulted from the processing of the remote host server, to a signal transmission network in a manner of carrier.

    [0018] According to an embodiment, The remote control command receiving/transmitting and operating device is an intelligent learning-type remote controller having infrared/radio frequency transmission and reception functions;

    [0019] The intelligent learning-type remote controller comprises a central processing unit, and a keyboard, a display unit, a wireless communication unit and a storage unit which are connected with the central processing unit; the storage unit is used for storing description files of the household appliances; the wireless communication unit comprises an infrared module for code matching learning with controlled electric and electrical equipment having infrared recognition control function and a radio frequency module for transmitting a control command; and the keyboard and the display unit are used for offering a man-machine interactive interface;

    [0020] According to an embodiment, The control command reception and processing module in the control command reception and processing device is a reception module capable of receiving infrared/radio frequency signals.

    [0021] The monitor specific display apparatus and the entertainment specific display apparatus are a double-screen display apparatus, the double-screen display apparatus comprises a first display panel including a monitor specific display screen, a second display panel including an entertainment specific display screen and a connection shaft for the connection of the two display panels, wherein the connection shaft comprises a first shaft component rotatably pivoted to the first display panel and a second shaft component rotatably coupled to the second display panel, the second shaft component extends from the first shaft component so as to be vertical to the first shaft component; the connection shaft is connected to one corner of the first display panel and one corner of the second display panel, and the double-screen display apparatus further comprises: a first shaft accommodation groove formed at the second display panel to receive a part of the first shaft component, a second shaft accommodation groove formed at the first display panel to receive a part of the second shaft component, and at least one magnet assembled at the edge of the first display panel and the second display panel so that the first display panel and the second display panel can be adhered to each other.

    [0022] According to an embodiment, the double-screen display apparatus comprises: an external adapter module, a loop module, a display module and a signal input module, the loop module comprises a boosting board and a micro-control processor, the external adapter module supplies power to the boosting board and the micro-control processor, the display module comprises a first display panel and a second display panel as well as provides working voltage for the boosting board and simultaneously receives and displays the signals provided by the micro-control processor, the signal input module is connected with the micro-control processor, and the micro-control processor processes the signals input by the signal input module and controls the first display panel and the second display panel respectively.

    [0023] According to an embodiment, the double-screen display apparatus comprises: combination sensors which are correspondingly installed on the corresponding positions of the first display panel and the second display panel respectively and which sense whether the two display panels are combined, the combination sensors are in signal interaction with the micro-control processor, and the micro-control processor further comprises a combination image processing unit in signal interaction with the combination sensors, and a combination image selecting unit in signal interaction with the combination image processing unit for inputting the selected signals;
    when the combination sensors sense that the two display panels are at the combination position, the combination image processing unit regulates an original single-screen display resolution to a combined screen display resolution which is suitable for double-screen combination, and simultaneously, according to the selected signals input by a user through the combination image selecting unit, original display contents on the original first or second display panel are taken as the display contents of the entire screen subsequent to combination.

    [0024] According to an embodiment, the double-screen display apparatus comprises: combination sensors which are correspondingly installed on the corresponding positions of the first display panel and the second display panel respectively and which sense whether the two display panels are combined, the combination sensors are in signal interaction with the micro-control processor, and the micro-control processor further comprises a combination image processing unit in signal interaction with the combination sensors, and a combination image judging and selecting unit in signal interaction with the entertainment signal processing unit and a parameter signal processing unit as well as the combination sensors;
    when the combination sensors sense that the two display panels are at the combination position, the combination image processing unit regulates an original single-screen display resolution to a combined screen display resolution which is suitable for double-screen combination;
    and simultaneously, according to the judged and selected signals from the combination image judging and selecting unit, original display contents on the original first or second display panel are taken as the display contents of the entire screen subsequent to combination;
    when the position of the second display panel for displaying entertainment contents is changed and the position of the first display panel for displaying the information of physiological characteristics of patient is unchanged, the original contents on the first display panel are displayed subsequent to combination;
    and when the position of the first display panel for displaying the information of physiological characteristics of patient is changed and the position of the screen for displaying entertainment contents is not changed, the original contents displayed on the second display panel are displayed subsequent to combination.

    [0025] The control method of the patient monitor having entertainment functions according to the present invention comprises:
    1. (1) the step that a user initiates the patient monitor having entertainment functions so that patient is put into monitor and various values of the physiological characteristics and wave curves of patient are displayed on the monitor specific screen;
    2. (2) the step that the user selects the entertainment function according to own requirement;
    3. (3) the step that a particular entertainment function is activated, and a particular entertainment signal is acquired via a corresponding signal acquisition unit and then processed;
    4. (4) the step that whether alarm is performed is judged according to various values of the physiological parameters of the monitored patient;
    5. (5) the step that, if the alarm should be performed according to the judgment, the loudspeaker for entertainment is shut off and the monitor specific loudspeaker alarms;
    6. (6) the step that, if the alarm should not be performed according to the judgment, the entertainment apparatus continues operating; and
    7. (7) the step that the patient monitor having entertainment functions is shut down after the use thereof.


    [0026] Further, the step (4) may comprise the step that the monitor shuts off the alarm specific loudspeaker and reinitiates the entertainment apparatus after the parameters of the monitored patient return to be normal and the alarm is canceled;
    further, the step (3) may specifically comprise:
    1. a) the step of judging a received multimedia signal;
    2. b) the step of converting the received data into a data format required by the loudspeaker and initiating the entertainment specific loudspeaker in case of single audio signal;
    3. c) the step of converting the received data into a data format required by the display apparatus and initiating the entertainment specific display apparatus in case of single video signal; and
    4. d) the step of converting the received data into data formats required by the loudspeaker and the display apparatus and initiating the entertainment specific loudspeaker and the entertainment specific display apparatus in case of both audio signal and video signal;


    [0027] According to an embodiment, The entertainment apparatus in the control method comprises: the entertainment specific loudspeaker and the entertainment specific display apparatus.

    [0028] According to an embodiment, the patient monitor having entertainment functions sends an entertainment signal to the entertainment signal processing unit if user initiates the entertainment functions, the entertainment signal is then processed to display an image on the entertainment specific display apparatus, and sound playing is achieved via the entertainment specific loudspeaker;
    the patient monitor having entertainment functions sends a parameter signal to the parameter signal processing unit in real time, the parameter signal is then processed to display real-time measurement values and waveforms of parameters on the monitor specific display apparatus, and playing of various sounds is achieved via the monitor specific loudspeaker;
    the alarm processing unit detects, in real-time, whether the physiological characteristics of patient meet the alarm condition, and once the condition is met, alarm is triggered immediately. If the entertainment function and the alarm function are simultaneously used, the entertainment specific loudspeaker is muted and the monitor specific loudspeaker gives alarm sound when the abnormal vital signs of patient trigger the alarm, however, no impact is applied to the contents displayed on the entertainment specific display.

    [0029] With the invention, patients can enjoy some entertainment activities for mental relaxation while lying on the bed without having an impact on normal real-time monitor for patients.

    Description of Figures



    [0030] 

    Figure 1 is a flow chart of the control method of the patient monitor having entertainment functions of the invention;

    Figure 2 is a block diagram of the structural system of the patient monitor having entertainment functions of the invention;

    Figure 3 is a flow chart of the specific steps in the step 3;

    Figure 4 is a flow chart of the specific steps in the step 5;

    Figure 5 is a block diagram of the internal device structure of medical monitor entertainment signal processing unit having entertainment functions in Figure 2;

    Figure 6 is a block diagram of the internal device structure of medical monitor alarm signal processing unit having entertainment functions in Figure 2;

    Figure 7 is a schematic diagram of one using state of the patient monitor having entertainment functions in Figure 2;

    Figure 8 is a schematic diagram of another using state of the patient monitor having entertainment functions in Figure 2;

    Figure 9 is a schematic diagram of patient using combined screen during the use of the patient monitor having entertainment functions in Figure 2;

    Figure 10 is a schematic diagram of monitor doctor using combined screen during the use of the patient monitor having entertainment functions in Figure 2;


    Mode of Carrying out the Invention



    [0031] For better understanding the purpose, technical proposal and advantages of the invention, detailed description is further made below to the invention with reference to the drawings and the embodiments. It will be appreciated that, the embodiments described herein are merely explanation, not limitation to the invention.

    [0032] Shown as Figures 2, 5 and 6, the invention provides a patient monitor having entertainment functions,
    comprising: a signal acquisition unit for acquiring external input signals, a signal reception unit for receiving the acquired signals, a master control unit for completing the assignment of the received signals, a particular signal processing unit for processing different assigned signals, a storage unit for selectively storing the information of the particular signal processing unit and an audio and video output unit for outputting the particular signals;
    the signal acquisition unit comprises: an entertainment signal acquisition unit for acquiring an entertainment signal and a physiological parameter signal acquisition unit for acquiring the physiological characteristics of monitored patients;
    wherein the particular signal processing unit comprises: an entertainment signal processing unit for processing the signals acquired by the an entertainment signal acquisition unit, a parameter signal processing unit for processing the information of the physiological parameters acquired by the physiological parameter signal acquisition unit, and an alarm signal processing unit for judgment according to the processing result of the parameter signal processing unit;
    the entertainment signal processing unit comprises: a reception unit, an entertainment apparatus initiation unit and a signal judgment unit; entertainment signal data is received by the entertainment signal reception unit and is then differentiated by the signal judgment unit in order to determine whether the data is single audio signal data, or single video signal data or the data of both audio and video, and an apparatus initiating signal is input to the corresponding audio and video output unit according to the result of the signal judgment unit;
    the audio and video output unit comprises: a monitor specific display apparatus and a monitor specific loudspeaker which are connected with a signal output end of the alarm signal processing unit, as well as an entertainment specific display apparatus and an entertainment specific loudspeaker for the entertainment apparatus initiation unit;
    the alarm signal processing unit for processing the alarm information of the physiological characteristics comprises; an alarm detection unit for detecting the values of the physiological characteristics, an alarm initiation controlling unit provided with a physiological characteristic threshold alarm judgment unit therein and connected with a control signal output end of the alarm judging signal, and an alarm storage unit for storing the information of the occurring alarm and the current parameter measurement values; the alarm detection unit detects the values of the physiological characteristics in real-time, the alarm judgment unit judges whether alarm occurs, and if the alarm occurs, the alarm initiation controlling unit initiates an alarm lamp, an alarm specific loudspeaker and screen character prompt; after the alarm occurs, the alarm storage unit stores the information of the occurring alarm and the current parameter measurement values, and once the alarm condition disappears, the alarm in any form is canceled.

    [0033] The patient monitor having entertainment functions sends an entertainment signal to the entertainment signal processing unit if user initiates the entertainment functions, the entertainment signal is then processed to display an image on the entertainment specific display apparatus, and sound playing is achieved via the entertainment specific loudspeaker;
    the patient monitor having entertainment functions sends a parameter signal to the parameter signal processing unit in real time, the parameter signal is then processed to display real-time measurement values and waveforms of parameters on the monitor specific display apparatus, and playing of various sounds is achieved via the monitor specific loudspeaker;
    the alarm processing unit detects, in real-time, whether the physiological characteristics of patient meet the alarm condition, and once the condition is met, alarm is triggered immediately. If the entertainment function and the alarm function are simultaneously used, the entertainment specific loudspeaker is muted and the monitor specific loudspeaker gives alarm sound when the abnormal vital signs of patient trigger the alarm, however, no impact is applied to the contents displayed on the entertainment specific display.

    [0034] With the invention, patients can enjoy some entertainment activities for mental relaxation while lying on the bed without having an impact on normal real-time monitor for patients.

    [0035] The entertainment signal acquisition unit comprises: a television signal acquisition unit for acquiring television signals, a broadcast signal acquisition unit for acquiring broadcast signals, a network signal acquisition unit for acquiring network signals and a disc video/audio signal acquisition unit for acquiring disc video/audio signals.

    [0036] The patient monitor having entertainment functions further comprises: a remote control command receiving/transmitting and operating device in signal interaction with the signal reception unit, for transmitting a remote control command or receiving a state signal returned by the signal reception unit.

    [0037] Alternatively, the remote control command receiving/transmitting and operating device is handheld mobile terminal having wireless application communication protocol, and the handheld mobile terminal is provided with an authorized digital certificate uniquely corresponding thereto;
    the control command reception and processing module is a wireless application communication protocol server which can receive the signal of the handheld mobile terminal through wireless network; the wireless application communication protocol server includes a wireless application communication certificate module for issuing and verifying digital certificates, a wireless storage module for storing different mode commands, a wireless address book module for storing the assigned address of control device for electric and electrical equipment, an operating interface offering module for offering a service interface, a wireless state detection module for feeding back and updating the current state of the controlled electric and electrical equipment in real-time, a wireless application communication protocol server data mirror backup module for backing up the wireless application communication protocol server data in real-time, and a power line carrier control signal module for transmitting the control signal, resulted from the processing of the wireless application communication protocol server, to a signal transmission network in a manner of carrier.

    [0038] Alternatively, the remote control command receiving/transmitting and operating device is handheld mobile terminal having the function of hypertext transfer protocol, and the handheld mobile terminal is provided with an authorized digital certificate uniquely corresponding thereto;
    the control command reception and processing module is a WEB server which can receive the signal of the handheld mobile terminal through wireless network; the wireless application communication protocol server includes a WEB server certificate module for issuing and verifying digital certificates, a WEB storage module for storing different mode commands, a WEB address book module for storing the assigned address of control device for electric and electrical equipment, an operating interface offering module for offering a service interface, a WEB state detection module for feeding back and updating the current state of the controlled electric and electrical equipment in real-time, a WEB server data mirror backup module for backing up the WEB server data in real-time, and a power line carrier control signal module for transmitting the control signal, resulted from the processing of the WEB server, to a signal transmission network in a manner of carrier.

    [0039] Alternatively, the remote control command receiving/transmitting and operating device can be connected with a computer in a remote network;
    the control command reception and processing module is a remote host server connected to the remote network, the remote host server includes a verification module for issuing and verifying ID at IP login port, a storage module for storing different mode commands, an address book module for storing the assigned address of control device for electric and electrical equipment, an interface offering module for offering a service interface, a state detection module for feeding back and updating the current state of the controlled electric and electrical equipment in real-time, a remote host server data mirror backup module for backing up the host server data in real-time, and a power line carrier control signal module for transmitting the control signal, resulted from the processing of the remote host server, to a signal transmission network in a manner of carrier.

    [0040] Alternatively, the remote control command receiving/transmitting and operating device is an intelligent learning-type remote controller having infrared/radio frequency transmission and reception functions;
    the intelligent learning-type remote controller comprises a central processing unit, and a keyboard, a display unit, a wireless communication unit and a storage unit which are connected with the central processing unit; the storage unit is used for storing description files of the household appliances; the wireless communication unit comprises an infrared module for code matching learning with controlled electric and electrical equipment having infrared recognition control function and a radio frequency module for transmitting a control command; and the keyboard and the display unit are used for offering a man-machine interactive interface;
    the control command reception and processing module in the control command reception and processing device is a reception module capable of receiving infrared/radio frequency signals.

    [0041] The monitor specific display apparatus and the entertainment specific display apparatus are double-screen display apparatuses, the double-screen display apparatus comprises a first display panel including a monitor specific display screen, a second display panel including an entertainment specific display screen and a connection shaft for the connection of the two display panels, wherein the connection shaft comprises a first shaft component rotatably pivoted to the first display panel and a second shaft component rotatably coupled to the second display panel, the second shaft component extends from the first shaft component so as to be vertical to the first shaft component; the connection shaft is connected to one corner of the first display panel and one corner of the second display panel, and the double-screen display apparatus further comprises: a first shaft accommodation groove formed at the second display panel to receive a part of the first shaft component, a second shaft accommodation groove formed at the first display panel to receive a part of the second shaft component, and at least one magnet assembled at the edge of the first display panel and the second display panel so that the first display panel and the second display panel can be adhered to each other.

    [0042] The double-screen display apparatus comprises: an external adapter module, a loop module, a display module and a signal input module, the loop module comprises a boosting board and a micro-control processor, the external adapter module supplies power to the boosting board and the micro-control processor, the display module comprises a first display panel and a second display panel as well as provides working voltage for the boosting board and simultaneously receives and displays the signals provided by the micro-control processor, the signal input module is connected with the micro-control processor, and the micro-control processor processes the signals input by the signal input module and controls the first display panel and the second display panel respectively.

    [0043] The double-screen display apparatus comprises: combination sensors which are correspondingly installed on the corresponding positions of the first display panel and the second display panel respectively and which sense whether the two display panels are combined, the combination sensors are in signal interaction with the micro-control processor, and the micro-control processor further comprises a combination image processing unit in signal interaction with the combination sensors, and a combination image selecting unit in signal interaction with the combination image processing unit for inputting the selected signals;
    shown as Figures 9 and 10, when the combination sensors sense that the two display panels are at the combination position, the combination image processing unit regulates an original single-screen display resolution to a combined screen display resolution which is suitable for double-screen combination, and simultaneously, according to the selected signals input by a user through the combination image selecting unit, original display contents on the original first or second display panel are taken as the display contents of the entire screen subsequent to combination.

    [0044] The double-screen display apparatus comprises: combination sensors which are correspondingly installed on the corresponding positions of the first display panel and the second display panel respectively and which sense whether the two display panels are combined, the combination sensors are in signal interaction with the micro-control processor, and the micro-control processor further comprises a combination image processing unit in signal interaction with the combination sensors, and a combination image judging and selecting unit in signal interaction with the entertainment signal processing unit and a parameter signal processing unit as well as the combination sensors;
    shown as Figures 9 and 10, when the combination sensors sense that the two display panels are at the combination position, the combination image processing unit regulates an original single-screen display resolution to a combined screen display resolution which is suitable for double-screen combination;
    and simultaneously, according to the judged and selected signals from the combination image judging and selecting unit, original display contents on the original first or second display panel are taken as the display contents of the entire screen subsequent to combination;
    when the position of the second display panel for displaying entertainment contents is changed and the position of the first display panel for displaying the information of physiological characteristics of patient is unchanged, the original contents on the first display panel are displayed subsequent to combination;
    and when the position of the first display panel for displaying the information of physiological characteristics of patient is changed and the position of the screen for displaying entertainment contents is not changed, the original contents displayed on the second display panel are displayed subsequent to combination.

    [0045] Shown as Figure 1, the control method of the patient monitor having entertainment functions comprises:
    1. (1) the step that a user initiates the patient monitor having entertainment functions so that patient is put into monitor and various values of the physiological characteristics and wave curves of patient are displayed on the monitor specific screen;
    2. (2) the step that the user selects the entertainment function according to own requirement,;
    3. (3) the step that a particular entertainment function is activated, and a particular entertainment signal is acquired via a corresponding signal acquisition unit and then processed;
    4. (4) the step that whether alarm is performed is judged according to various values of the physiological parameters of the monitored patient;
    5. (5) the step that, if the alarm should be performed according to the judgment, the loudspeaker for entertainment is shut off and the monitor specific loudspeaker alarms;
    6. (6) the step that, if the alarm should not be performed according to the judgment, the entertainment apparatus continues operating; and
    7. (7) the step that the patient monitor having entertainment functions is shut down after the use thereof.


    [0046] Further, the step (4) further comprises the step that the monitor shuts off the alarm specific loudspeaker and reinitiates the entertainment apparatus after the parameters of the monitored patient return to be normal and the alarm is canceled.

    [0047] Further, the step (3) specifically comprises:
    1. a) the step of judging a received multimedia signal;
    2. b) the step of converting the received data into a data format required by the loudspeaker and initiating the entertainment specific loudspeaker in case of single audio signal;
    3. c) the step of converting the received data into a data format required by the display apparatus and initiating the entertainment specific display apparatus in case of single video signal; and
    4. d) the step of converting the received data into data formats required by the loudspeaker and the display apparatus and initiating the entertainment specific loudspeaker and the entertainment specific display apparatus in case of both audio signal and video signal;
    further, the step (5) specifically comprises that:
    1. A) a real-time physiological signal is subjected to alarm judgment, including the judgment for higher limit and lower limit of alarm, the judgment for arrhythmia alarm and the judgment for asphyxia or cardiac arrest alarm;
    2. B) if the alarm condition is met, the alarm is initiated, and doctor or nurse is reminded of the timely treatment for the monitored patient in a manner of character prompt on screen by turning on alarming lamp and alarm loudspeaker;
    3. C) after the alarm, the patient monitor stores the alarm occurring so as to facilitate reviewing and knowing history alarms of the patient in time;
    4. D) after the alarm, the patient monitor detects the alarm state of the monitored patient in real-time, and once the patient is physically stable so as not to meet the alarm condition, the system stops the current alarm in any form.


    [0048] The entertainment apparatus in the control method comprises: the entertainment specific loudspeaker and the entertainment specific display apparatus.

    [0049] In the patient monitor having entertainment functions, the system thereof sends an entertainment signal to the entertainment signal processing unit if user initiates the entertainment functions, the entertainment signal is then processed to display an image on the entertainment specific display apparatus, and sound playing is achieved via the entertainment specific loudspeaker;
    the system sends a parameter signal to the parameter signal processing unit in real time, the parameter signal is then processed to display real-time measurement values and waveforms of parameters on the monitor specific display apparatus, and playing of various sounds is achieved via the monitor specific loudspeaker;
    the alarm processing unit detects, in real-time, whether the physiological characteristics of patient meet the alarm condition, and once the condition is met, alarm is triggered immediately. If the entertainment function and the alarm function are simultaneously used, the entertainment specific loudspeaker is muted and the monitor specific loudspeaker gives alarm sound when the abnormal vital signs of patient trigger the alarm, however, no impact is applied to the contents displayed on the entertainment specific display.

    [0050] With the invention, patients can enjoy some entertainment activities for mental relaxation while lying on the bed without having an impact on normal real-time monitor for patients.

    [0051] What is described above is merely the preferable embodiments, not limitation to the invention, any modifications, equivalent alternations and improvements shall be within the scope of protection of the invention, which is defined by the appended claims.


    Claims

    1. A patient monitor having entertainment functions, comprising: a signal acquisition unit, a signal reception unit, a master control unit, a particular signal processing unit, a storage unit and an audio and video output unit;
    the signal acquisition unit configured to acquire external input signals, the signal acquisition unit comprising: an entertainment signal acquisition unit configured to acquire an entertainment signal and a physiological parameter signal acquisition unit configured to acquire the physiological characteristics of monitored patients;
    the signal reception unit configured to receive the acquired signals,
    the master control unit configured to complete the assignment of the received signals,
    the particular signal processing unit configured to process different assigned signals,
    the storage unit configured to selectively store the information of the particular signal processing unit and
    the audio and video output unit configured to output the particular signals;
    the particular signal processing unit comprising: an entertainment signal processing unit configured to process the signals acquired by the an entertainment signal acquisition unit, a parameter signal processing unit configured to process the information of the physiological parameters acquired by the physiological parameter signal acquisition unit, and an alarm signal processing unit configured to judge according to the processing result of the parameter signal processing unit;
    the entertainment signal processing unit comprises: a reception unit, an entertainment apparatus initiation unit and a signal judgment unit; wherein the entertainment signal reception unit is configured to receive the entertainment signal data and the signal judgement unit is then configured to differentiate said entertainment signal data in order to determine whether the data is single audio signal data, or single video signal data or the data of both audio and video, so as to input an apparatus initiating signal to the corresponding audio and video output unit according to the result of the signal judgment unit;
    the audio and video output unit comprises: a monitor specific display apparatus and a monitor specific loudspeaker which are connected with a signal output end of the alarm signal processing unit, as well as an entertainment specific display apparatus and an entertainment specific loudspeaker for the entertainment apparatus initiation unit;
    the alarm signal processing unit configured to process the alarm information of the physiological characteristics comprises; an alarm detection unit configured to detect the values of the physiological characteristics, an alarm initiation controlling unit provided with a physiological characteristic threshold alarm judging unit therein and connected with a control signal output end of the alarm judging unit, and an alarm storage unit configured to store the information of the occurring alarm and the current parameter measurement values; wherein the alarm detection unit is configured to detect the values of the physiological characteristics in real-time, the alarm judgment unit is configured to judge whether alarm occurs, and if the alarm occurs, the alarm initiation controlling unit is configured to initiate an alarm lamp, an alarm specific loudspeaker and screen character prompt; after the alarm occurs, the alarm storage unit is configured to store the information of the occurring alarm and the current parameter measurement values, characterized in that once the alarm condition disappears, the alarm in any form is canceled;
    and in that the monitor specific display apparatus and the entertainment specific display apparatus are a double-screen display apparatus, wherein the double-screen display apparatus comprises a first display panel including a monitor specific display screen, a second display panel including an entertainment specific display screen and a connection shaft for the connection of the two display panels, wherein the connection shaft comprises a first shaft component rotatably pivoted to the first display panel and a second shaft component rotatably coupled to the second display panel, the second shaft component extends from the first shaft component so as to be vertical to the first shaft component; the connection shaft is connected to one corner of the first display panel and one corner of the second display panel, and the double-screen display apparatus further comprises: a first shaft accommodation groove formed at the second display panel to receive a part of the first shaft component, a second shaft accommodation groove formed at the first display panel to receive a part of the second shaft component, and at least one magnet assembled at the edge of the first display panel and the second display panel so that the first display panel and the second display panel can be adhered to each other.
     
    2. The patient monitor having entertainment functions according to claim 1, characterized in that the entertainment signal acquisition unit comprises: a television signal acquisition unit configured to acquire television signals, a broadcast signal acquisition unit configured to acquire broadcast signals, a network signal acquisition unit configured to acquire network signals and a disc video/audio signal acquisition unit configured to acquire disc video/audio signals.
     
    3. The patient monitor having entertainment functions according to claim 2, characterized in that the patient monitor having entertainment functions further comprises: a remote control command receiving/transmitting and operating device in signal interaction with the signal reception unit, configured to transmit a remote control command or receive a state signal returned by the signal reception unit.
     
    4. The patient monitor having entertainment functions according to claim 3, characterized in that the remote control command receiving/transmitting and operating device is an intelligent learning-type remote controller having infrared/radio frequency transmission and reception functions;
    the intelligent learning-type remote controller comprises a central processing unit, and a keyboard, a display unit, a wireless communication unit and a storage unit which are connected with the central processing unit; the storage unit is configured to be used for storing description files of household appliances; the wireless communication unit comprises an infrared module for code matching learning with controlled electric and electrical equipment having infrared recognition control function and a radio frequency module configured to transmit a control command; and the keyboard and the display unit are configured to be used for offering a man-machine interactive interface;
    a control command reception and processing module in the control command reception and processing device is a reception module capable of receiving infrared/radio frequency signals.
     
    5. The patient monitor having entertainment functions according to claim 1, characterized in that the double-screen display apparatus comprises: an external adapter module, a loop module, a display module and a signal input module, the loop module comprising a boosting board and a micro-control processor, the external adapter module supplying power to the boosting board and the micro-control processor, the display module comprising a first display panel and a second display panel as well as is configured to provide working voltage for the boosting board and simultaneously receiving and displaying the signals provided by the micro-control processor, the signal input module being connected with the micro-control processor, and the micro-control processor processing the signals input by the signal input module and controls the first display panel and the second display panel respectively.
     
    6. The patient monitor having entertainment functions according to claim 5, characterized in that the double-screen display apparatus comprises: combination sensors which are correspondingly installed on the corresponding positions of the first display panel and the second display panel respectively and which sense whether the two display panels are combined, the combination sensors being in signal interaction with the micro-control processor, and the micro-control processor further comprising a combination image processing unit in signal interaction with the combination sensors, and a combination image selecting unit in signal interaction with the combination image processing unit for inputting the selected signals;
    when the combination sensors sense that the two display panels are at the combination position, the combination image processing unit regulates an original single-screen display resolution to a combined screen display resolution which is suitable for double-screen combination, and simultaneously, according to the selected signals input by a user through the combination image selecting unit, original display contents on the original first or second display panel are taken as the display contents of the entire screen subsequent to combination.
     
    7. The patient monitor having entertainment functions according to claim 5, characterized in that the double-screen display apparatus comprises: combination sensors which are correspondingly installed on the corresponding positions of the first display panel and the second display panel respectively and which are configured to sense whether the two display panels are combined, the combination sensors being in signal interaction with the micro-control processor, and the micro-control processor further comprising a combination image processing unit in signal interaction with the combination sensors, and a combination image judging and selecting unit in signal interaction with the entertainment signal processing unit and a parameter signal processing unit as well as the combination sensors;
    when the combination sensors sense that the two display panels are at the combination position, the combination image processing unit is configured to regulate an original single-screen display resolution to a combined screen display resolution which is suitable for double-screen combination;
    and simultaneously, according to the judged and selected signals from the combination image judging and selecting unit, original display contents on the original first or second display panel are taken as the display contents of the entire screen subsequent to combination;
    when the position of the second display panel for displaying entertainment contents is changed and the position of the first display panel for displaying the information of physiological characteristics of patient is unchanged, the original contents on the first display panel are displayed subsequent to combination;
    and when the position of the first display panel for displaying the information of physiological characteristics of patient is changed and the position of the screen for displaying entertainment contents is not changed, the original contents displayed on the second display panel are displayed subsequent to combination.
     
    8. A control method of the patient monitor having entertainment functions according to claim 1, characterized in that the method comprises:

    (1) the step that a user initiates the patient monitor having entertainment functions so that patient is put into monitor and various values of the physiological characteristics and wave curves of patient are displayed on the monitor specific screen;

    (2) the step that the user selects the entertainment function according to own requirement,;

    (3) the step that a particular entertainment function is activated, and a particular entertainment signal is acquired via a corresponding signal acquisition unit and then processed;

    (4) the step that whether alarm is performed is judged according to various values of the physiological parameters of the monitored patient;

    (5) the step that, if the alarm should be performed according to the judgment, the loudspeaker for entertainment is shut off and the monitor specific loudspeaker alarms;

    (6) the step that, if the alarm should not be performed according to the judgment, the entertainment apparatus comprising the entertainment specific loudspeaker and the entertainment specific display apparatus continues operating; and

    (7) the step that the patient monitor having entertainment functions is shut down after the use thereof.


     
    9. The control method of the patient monitor having entertainment functions according to claim 8, characterized in that, the step (4) further comprises the step that the monitor shuts off the alarm specific loudspeaker and reinitiates the entertainment apparatus after the parameters of the monitored patient return to be normal and the alarm is canceled;
    the step (3) specifically comprises:

    a) the step of judging a received multimedia signal;

    b) the step of converting the received data into a data format required by the loudspeaker and initiating the entertainment specific loudspeaker in case of single audio signal;

    c) the step of converting the received data into a data format required by the display apparatus and initiating the entertainment specific display apparatus in case of single video signal; and

    d) the step of converting the received data into data formats required by the loudspeaker and the display apparatus and initiating the entertainment specific loudspeaker and the entertainment specific display apparatus in case of both audio signal and video signal.


     


    Ansprüche

    1. Patientenüberwachungsvorrichtung mit Unterhaltungsfunktionen, umfassend:

    eine Signalerfassungseinheit, eine Signalempfangseinheit, eine Master-Steuereinheit, eine Besondere-Signale-Verarbeitungseinheit, eine Speichereinheit und eine Audio- und Videoausgabeeinheit;

    wobei die Signalerfassungseinheit dafür eingerichtet ist, externe Eingangssignale zu erfassen, wobei die Signalerfassungseinheit Folgendes umfasst:

    eine Unterhaltungssignalerfassungseinheit, die dafür eingerichtet ist, ein Unterhaltungssignal zu erfassen, und

    eine Physiologische-Parameter-Signalerfassungseinheit, die dafür eingerichtet ist, physiologische Merkmale überwachter Patienten zu erfassen;

    wobei die Signalempfangseinheit dafür eingerichtet ist, die erfassten Signale zu empfangen,

    wobei die Master-Steuereinheit dafür eingerichtet ist, die Zuweisung empfangener Signale zu vollenden,

    wobei die Besondere-Signale-Verarbeitungseinheit dafür eingerichtet ist, verschiedene zugewiesene Signale zu verarbeiten,

    wobei die Speichereinheit dafür eingerichtet ist, die Informationen der Besondere-Signale-Verarbeitungseinheit selektiv zu speichern, und

    wobei die Audio- und Videoausgabeeinheit dafür eingerichtet ist, die besonderen Signale auszugeben;

    wobei die Besondere-Signale-Verarbeitungseinheit Folgendes umfasst:
    eine Unterhaltungssignalverarbeitungseinheit, die dafür eingerichtet ist, die durch eine Unterhaltungssignalerfassungseinheit erfassten Signale zu verarbeiten, eine Parametersignalverarbeitungseinheit, die dafür eingerichtet ist, die Informationen der durch die Physiologische-Parameter-Signalerfassungseinheit erfassten physiologischen Parameter zu verarbeiten, und eine Alarmsignalverarbeitungseinheit, die dafür eingerichtet ist, gemäß dem Verarbeitungsergebnis der Parametersignalverarbeitungseinheit eine Beurteilung vorzunehmen;

    wobei die Unterhaltungssignalverarbeitungseinheit Folgendes umfasst:

    eine Empfangseinheit, eine Unterhaltungsvorrichtung-Initiierungseinheit und eine Signalbeurteilungseinheit;

    wobei die Unterhaltungssignalempfangseinheit dafür eingerichtet ist, die Unterhaltungssignaldaten zu empfangen, und die Signalbeurteilungseinheit dann dafür eingerichtet ist, die Unterhaltungssignaldaten zu unterscheiden, um zu bestimmen, ob die Daten einzelne Audiosignaldaten oder einzelne Videosignaldaten sind oder die Daten sowohl von Audio- als auch von Videodaten sind, um ein Vorrichtungen-Initiierungssignal in die entsprechende Audio- und Videoausgabeeinheit gemäß dem Ergebnis der Signalbeurteilungseinheit einzuspeisen;

    wobei die Audio- und Videoausgabeeinheit Folgendes umfasst:
    eine monitorspezifische Anzeigevorrichtung und einen monitorspezifischen Lautsprecher, die mit einem Signalausgabeende der Alarmsignalverarbeitungseinheit verbunden sind, sowie eine unterhaltungsspezifische Anzeigevorrichtung und einen unterhaltungsspezifischen Lautsprecher für die Unterhaltungsvorrichtung-Initiierungseinheit;

    wobei die Alarmsignalverarbeitungseinheit, die dafür eingerichtet ist, die Alarminformationen der physiologischen Merkmale zu verarbeiten, Folgendes umfasst:
    eine Alarmdetektionseinheit, die dafür eingerichtet ist, die Werte der physiologischen Merkmale zu erfassen, eine Alarminitiierungs-Steuereinheit, die mit einer Physiologische-Merkmale-Schwellenalarmbeurteilungseinheit versehen ist und mit einem Steuersignalausgabeende der Alarmbeurteilungseinheit verbunden ist, und eine Alarmspeichereinheit, die dafür eingerichtet ist, die Informationen des eintretenden Alarms und die aktuellen Parametermesswerte zu speichern;

    wobei die Alarmdetektionseinheit dafür eingerichtet ist, die Werte der physiologischen Merkmale in Echtzeit zu erfassen, die Alarmbeurteilungseinheit dafür eingerichtet ist zu beurteilen, ob ein Alarm eintritt, und wobei, wenn der Alarm eintritt, die Alarminitiierungs-Steuereinheit dafür eingerichtet ist, eine Alarmlampe, einen alarmspezifischen Lautsprecher und eine Bildschirmzeichenaufforderung zu initiieren;

    wobei, nachdem der Alarm eingetreten ist, die Alarmspeichereinheit dafür eingerichtet ist, die Informationen des eintretenden Alarms und die momentanen Parametermesswerte zu speichern,

    dadurch gekennzeichnet,

    dass, sobald die Alarmbedingung verschwindet, der Alarm in jeder Form aufgehoben wird; und

    dass die monitorspezifische Anzeigevorrichtung und die unterhaltungsspezifische Anzeigevorrichtung eine Doppelbildschirm-Anzeigevorrichtung sind, wobei die Doppelbildschirm-Anzeigevorrichtung eine erste Anzeigetafel mit einem monitorspezifischen Anzeigebildschirm, eine zweite Anzeigetafel mit einem unterhaltungsspezifischen Anzeigebildschirm, und eine Verbindungswelle zum Verbinden der beiden Anzeigetafeln umfasst, wobei die Verbindungswelle eine erste Wellenkomponente umfasst, die drehbar an der ersten Anzeigetafel angelenkt ist, und eine zweite Wellenkomponente umfasst, die drehbar mit der zweiten Anzeigetafel gekoppelt ist, wobei sich die zweite Wellenkomponente von der ersten Wellenkomponente so erstreckt, dass sie vertikal zu der ersten Wellenkomponente verläuft;

    wobei die Verbindungswelle mit einer Ecke der ersten Anzeigetafel und einer Ecke der zweiten Anzeigetafel verbunden ist, und die Doppelbildschirm-Anzeigevorrichtung des Weiteren umfasst:
    eine erste Wellenaufnahmenut, die in der zweiten Anzeigetafel ausgebildet ist, um einen Teil der ersten Wellenkomponente aufzunehmen, eine zweite Wellenaufnahmenut, die in der ersten Anzeigetafel ausgebildet ist, um einen Teil der zweiten Wellenkomponente aufzunehmen, und mindestens einen Magneten, der am Rand der ersten Anzeigetafel und der zweiten Anzeigetafel so montiert ist, dass die erste Anzeigetafel und die zweite Anzeigetafel aneinander gehaftet werden können.


     
    2. Patientenüberwachungsvorrichtung mit Unterhaltungsfunktionen nach Anspruch 1, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass die Unterhaltungssignalerfassungseinheit Folgendes umfasst:
    eine Fernsehsignalerfassungseinheit, die dafür eingerichtet ist, Fernsehsignale zu erfassen, eine Rundfunksignalerfassungseinheit, die dafür eingerichtet ist, Rundfunksignale zu erfassen, eine Netzwerksignalerfassungseinheit, die dafür eingerichtet ist, Netzwerksignale zu erfassen, und eine Disk-Video-/Audiosignalerfassungseinheit, die dafür eingerichtet ist, Disk-Video-/Audiosignale zu erfassen.
     
    3. Patientenüberwachungsvorrichtung mit Unterhaltungsfunktionen nach Anspruch 2, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass die Patientenüberwachungsvorrichtung mit Unterhaltungsfunktionen des Weiteren Folgendes umfasst:
    eine Fernsteuerungsbefehlsempfangs/sende- undbedienvorrichtung in Signalinteraktion mit der Signalempfangseinheit, die dafür eingerichtet ist, einen Fernsteuerungsbefehl zu senden oder ein durch die Signalempfangseinheit zurückgesendetes Zustandssignal zu empfangen.
     
    4. Patientenüberwachungsvorrichtung mit Unterhaltungsfunktionen nach Anspruch 3, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass
    die Fernsteuerungsbefehlsempfangs/sende- und -bedienvorrichtung eine intelligente lernfähige Fernbedienung ist, die Infrarot-/Hochfrequenz-Sende- und Empfangsfunktionen aufweist;
    die intelligente lernfähige Fernbedienung eine zentrale Verarbeitungseinheit und eine Tastatur, eine Anzeigeeinheit, eine Drahtloskommunikationseinheit und eine Speichereinheit, die mit der zentralen Verarbeitungseinheit verbunden sind, umfasst;
    die Speichereinheit dafür eingerichtet ist, zum Speichern von Beschreibungsdateien von Haushaltsgeräten verwendet zu werden;
    die Drahtloskommunikationseinheit ein Infrarot-Modul zum Erlernen von Codeabgleichungen mit gesteuerten elektrischen und elektrischen Vorrichtungen, die eine Infraroterkennungssteuerungsfunktion aufweisen, und ein Hochfrequenzmodul, das zum Senden eines Steuerungsbefehls eingerichtet ist, umfasst; und
    die Tastatur und die Anzeigeeinheit dafür eingerichtet sind, zum Anbieten einer interaktive Mensch-Maschine-Schnittstelle verwendet zu werden;
    wobei ein Steuerungsbefehlsempfangs- und -verarbeitungsmodul in der Steuerungsbefehlsempfangs- und -verarbeitungsvorrichtung ein Empfangsmodul ist, das in der Lage ist, Infrarot-/Hochfrequenzsignale zu empfangen.
     
    5. Patientenüberwachungsvorrichtung mit Unterhaltungsfunktionen nach Anspruch 1, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass die Doppelbildschirm-Anzeigevorrichtung Folgendes umfasst:
    ein externes Adaptermodul, ein Schleifenmodul, ein Anzeigemodul und ein Signaleingabemodul, wobei das Schleifenmodul eine Verstärkerplatine und einen Mikrosteuerungsprozessor umfasst, wobei das externe Adaptermodul die Verstärkerplatine und den Mikrosteuerungsprozessor mit Strom versorgt, wobei das Anzeigemodul eine erste Anzeigetafel und eine zweite Anzeigetafel umfasst und dafür eingerichtet ist, eine Arbeitsspannung für die Verstärkungsplatte bereitzustellen und gleichzeitig die durch den Mikrosteuerungsprozessor ausgegebenen Signale zu empfangen und anzuzeigen, wobei das Signaleingabemodul mit dem Mikrosteuerungsprozessor verbunden ist, und der Mikrosteuerungsprozessor die durch das Signaleingabemodul eingegebenen Signale verarbeitet und die erste Anzeigetafel bzw. die zweite Anzeigetafel steuert.
     
    6. Patientenüberwachungsvorrichtung mit Unterhaltungsfunktionen nach Anspruch 5, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass die Doppelbildschirm-Anzeigevorrichtung Folgendes umfasst:

    Kombinationssensoren, die entsprechend an den entsprechenden Positionen der ersten Anzeigetafel bzw. der zweiten Anzeigetafel installiert sind, und die erfassen, ob die beiden Anzeigetafeln kombiniert sind, wobei die Kombinationssensoren in Signalinteraktion mit dem Mikrosteuerungsprozessor stehen und der Mikrosteuerungsprozessor des Weiteren eine Kombinationsbildverarbeitungseinheit in Signalinteraktion mit den Kombinationssensoren und eine Kombinationsbildauswahleinheit in Signalinteraktion mit der Kombinationsbildverarbeitungseinheit zum Eingeben der ausgewählten Signale umfasst;

    wobei, wenn die Kombinationssensoren erkennen, dass sich die beiden Anzeigetafeln in der Kombinationsposition befinden, die Kombinationsbildverarbeitungseinheit eine ursprüngliche Einzelbildschirmanzeigeauflösung auf eine kombinierte Bildschirmanzeigeauflösung regelt, die für eine Doppelbildschirmkombination geeignet ist, und gleichzeitig, gemäß den ausgewählten Signalen, die durch einen Benutzer über die Kombinationsbildauswahleinheit eingegeben werden, der ursprüngliche Anzeigeinhalt auf der ursprünglichen ersten oder zweiten Anzeigetafel als der Anzeigeinhalt des gesamten Bildschirms nach der Kombination genommen wird.


     
    7. Patientenüberwachungsvorrichtung mit Unterhaltungsfunktionen nach Anspruch 5, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass die Doppelbildschirm-Anzeigevorrichtung Folgendes umfasst:

    Kombinationssensoren, die entsprechend an den entsprechenden Positionen der ersten Anzeigetafel bzw. der zweiten Anzeigetafel installiert sind, und die dafür eingerichtet sind zu erfassen, ob die beiden Anzeigetafeln kombiniert sind, wobei die Kombinationssensoren in Signalinteraktion mit dem Mikrosteuerungsprozessor stehen, und der Mikrosteuerungsprozessor des Weiteren eine Kombinationsbildverarbeitungseinheit in Signalinteraktion mit den Kombinationssensoren und eine Kombinationsbildbeurteilungs- und -auswahleinheit in Signalinteraktion mit der Unterhaltungssignalverarbeitungseinheit und einer Parametersignalverarbeitungseinheit sowie den Kombinationssensoren umfasst;

    wobei, wenn die Kombinationssensoren erkennen, dass sich die beiden Anzeigetafeln in der Kombinationsposition befinden, die Kombinationsbildverarbeitungseinheit dafür eingerichtet ist, eine ursprüngliche Einzelbildschirmanzeigeauflösung auf eine kombinierte Bildschirmanzeigeauflösung zu regeln, die für eine Doppelbildschirmkombination geeignet ist, und gleichzeitig, gemäß den beurteilten und ausgewählten Signalen von der Kombinationsbildbeurteilungs- und -auswahleinheit, der ursprüngliche Anzeigeinhalt auf der ursprünglichen ersten oder zweiten Anzeigetafel als der Anzeigeinhalt des gesamten Bildschirms nach der Kombination genommen wird;

    wobei, wenn die Position der zweiten Anzeigetafel zum Anzeigen von Unterhaltungsinhalten geändert wird und die Position der ersten Anzeigetafel zum Anzeigen der Informationen physiologischer Merkmale des Patienten unverändert bleibt, der ursprüngliche Inhalt auf der ersten Anzeigetafel nach der Kombination angezeigt wird; und

    wobei, wenn die Position der ersten Anzeigetafel zum Anzeigen der Informationen physiologischer Merkmale des Patienten geändert wird und die Position des Bildschirms zum Anzeigen von Unterhaltungsinhalten nicht geändert wird, der ursprüngliche Inhalt, der auf der zweiten Anzeigetafel angezeigt wird, nach der Kombination angezeigt wird.


     
    8. Steuerungsverfahren für die Patientenüberwachungsvorrichtung mit Unterhaltungsfunktionen nach Anspruch 1, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass das Verfahren Folgendes umfasst:

    (1) einen Schritt, bei dem ein Benutzer die Patientenüberwachungsvorrichtung mit Unterhaltungsfunktionen initiiert, so dass der Patient in den Monitormodus versetzt wird und verschiedene Werte der physiologischen Merkmale und Wellenkurven des Patienten auf dem monitorspezifischen Bildschirm angezeigt werden;

    (2) einen Schritt, bei dem der Benutzer die Unterhaltungsfunktion gemäß den eigenen Bedürfnissen auswählt;

    (3) einen Schritt, bei dem eine bestimmte Unterhaltungsfunktion aktiviert wird und ein bestimmtes Unterhaltungssignal über eine entsprechende Signalerfassungseinheit erfasst und dann verarbeitet wird;

    (4) einen Schritt, bei dem anhand verschiedener Werte der physiologischen Parameter des überwachten Patienten beurteilt wird, ob ein Alarm ausgeführt wird;

    (5) einen Schritt, bei dem, wenn der Alarm gemäß der Beurteilung ausgeführt werden soll, der Lautsprecher für die Unterhaltung abgeschaltet wird und der monitorspezifische Lautsprecher einen Alarm ausgibt;

    (6) einen Schritt, bei dem, wenn der Alarm gemäß der Beurteilung nicht ausgeführt werden soll, die Unterhaltungsvorrichtung, die den unterhaltungsspezifischen Lautsprecher und die unterhaltungsspezifische Anzeigevorrichtung umfasst, weiter in Betrieb bleibt; und

    (7) einen Schritt, bei dem die Patientenüberwachungsvorrichtung mit Unterhaltungsfunktionen nach seiner Verwendung abgeschaltet wird.


     
    9. Steuerungsverfahren für die Patientenüberwachungsvorrichtung mit Unterhaltungsfunktionen nach Anspruch 8, dadurch gekennzeichnet, dass
    der Schritt (4) des Weiteren den Schritt umfasst, bei dem der Monitor den alarmspezifischen Lautsprecher abschaltet und die Unterhaltungsvorrichtung wieder initiiert, nachdem die Parameter des überwachten Patienten wieder normal sind und der Alarm aufgehoben wurde;
    der Schritt (3) insbesondere Folgendes umfasst:

    a) einen Schritt des Beurteilens eines empfangenen Multimediasignals;

    b) einen Schritt des Umwandelns der empfangenen Daten in ein Datenformat, das der Lautsprecher benötigt, und des Initiierens des unterhaltungsspezifischen Lautsprechers im Fall eines einzelnen Audiosignals;

    c) einen Schritt des Umwandelns der empfangenen Daten in ein Datenformat, das die Anzeigevorrichtung benötigt, und des Initiierens der unterhaltungsspezifischen Anzeigevorrichtung im Fall eines einzelnen Videosignals; und

    d) einen Schritt des Umwandelns der empfangenen Daten in Datenformate, die der Lautsprecher und die Anzeigevorrichtung benötigen, und des Initiierens des unterhaltungsspezifischen Lautsprechers und der unterhaltungsspezifischen Anzeigevorrichtung im Fall sowohl eines Audiosignals als auch eines Videosignals.


     


    Revendications

    1. Un dispositif de surveillance de patient ayant des fonctions de divertissement, comprenant : une unité d'acquisition de signaux, une unité de réception de signaux, une unité de commande principale, une unité particulière de traitement de signaux, une unité de stockage et une unité de sortie audio et vidéo ;
    l'unité d'acquisition de signaux étant configurée pour acquérir des signaux d'entrée externes, l'unité d'acquisition de signaux comprenant : une unité d'acquisition de signaux de divertissement configurée pour acquérir un signal de divertissement et une unité d'acquisition de signaux de paramètres physiologiques configurée pour acquérir les caractéristiques physiologiques de patients surveillés ;
    l'unité de réception des signaux étant configurée pour recevoir les signaux acquis,
    l'unité de commande principale étant configurée pour compléter l'affectation des signaux reçus,
    l'unité particulière de traitement de signaux étant configurée pour traiter les différents signaux affectés,
    l'unité de stockage étant configurée pour stocker sélectivement les informations de l'unité particulière de traitement de signaux et
    l'unité de sortie audio et vidéo étant configurée pour délivrer les signaux particuliers ;
    l'unité particulière de traitement de signaux comprenant : une unité de traitement de signaux de divertissement configurée pour traiter les signaux acquis par l'unité d'acquisition de signaux de divertissement, une unité de traitement de signaux de paramètres configurée pour traiter les informations relatives aux paramètres physiologiques acquis par l'unité d'acquisition de signaux de paramètres physiologiques, et une unité de traitement de signaux d'alarme configurée pour juger en fonction du résultat du traitement de l'unité de traitement de signaux de paramètres ;
    l'unité de traitement de signaux de divertissement comprend : une unité de réception, une unité de déclenchement d'appareil de divertissement et une unité de jugement du signal ; l'unité de réception de signal de divertissement est configurée pour recevoir les données de signal de divertissement et l'unité de jugement de signal est ensuite configurée pour différencier lesdites données de signal de divertissement afin de déterminer si les données sont des données de signal audio unique, ou des données de signal vidéo unique, ou si les données sont à la fois audio et vidéo, de manière à entrer un signal de déclenchement d'appareil dans l'unité de sortie audio et vidéo correspondante selon le résultat de l'unité de jugement de signal ;
    l'unité de sortie audio et vidéo comprend : un appareil d'affichage spécifique au dispositif de surveillance et un haut-parleur spécifique au dispositif de surveillance qui sont reliés à une extrémité de sortie de signal de l'unité de traitement de signaux d'alarme, ainsi qu'un appareil d'affichage spécifique au divertissement et un haut-parleur spécifique au divertissement pour l'unité de déclenchement d'appareil de divertissement ;
    l'unité de traitement du signal d'alarme configurée pour traiter les informations d'alarme des caractéristiques physiologiques comprend : une unité de détection d'alarme configurée pour détecter les valeurs des caractéristiques physiologiques, une unité de commande de déclenchement d'alarme dotée intérieurement d'une unité de jugement d'alarme de seuil de caractéristique physiologique et connectée à une sortie de signal de commande de l'unité de jugement d'alarme, et une unité de stockage d'alarme configurée pour stocker les informations de l'alarme qui se produit et les valeurs de mesure des paramètres actuels ; l'unité de détection d'alarme est configurée pour détecter les valeurs des caractéristiques physiologiques en temps réel, l'unité de jugement d'alarme étant configurée pour juger si l'alarme se produit, et si l'alarme se produit, l'unité de commande de déclenchement de l'alarme est configurée pour déclencher une lampe d'alarme, un haut-parleur spécifique à l'alarme et une invite de caractères à l'écran ; après que l'alarme se soit produite, l'unité de stockage d'alarme est configurée pour stocker l'information de l'alarme qui se produit et les valeurs de mesure des paramètres actuels, caractérisée en ce qu'une fois que la condition d'alarme disparaît, l'alarme, sous quelque forme qu'elle soit, est annulée ;
    et en ce que l'appareil d'affichage spécifique au dispositif de surveillance et l'appareil d'affichage spécifique au divertissement sont un appareil d'affichage à double écran, l'appareil d'affichage à double écran comprenant un premier panneau d'affichage comprenant un écran d'affichage spécifique au dispositif de surveillance, un deuxième panneau d'affichage comprenant un écran d'affichage spécifique au divertissement et un arbre de connexion pour la connexion des deux panneaux d'affichage, l'arbre de connexion comprenant un premier composant d'arbre pivotant de manière rotative par rapport au premier panneau d'affichage et un deuxième composant d'arbre relié de manière rotative au deuxième panneau d'affichage, le deuxième composant d'arbre s'étendant à partir du premier composant d'arbre de manière à être vertical par rapport au premier composant d'arbre ; l'arbre de liaison est relié à un coin du premier panneau d'affichage et à un coin du deuxième panneau d'affichage, et l'appareil d'affichage à double écran comprend en outre : une première rainure de logement d'arbre formée au niveau du deuxième panneau d'affichage pour recevoir une partie du premier composant d'arbre, une deuxième rainure de logement d'arbre formée au niveau du premier panneau d'affichage pour recevoir une partie du deuxième composant d'arbre, et au moins un aimant assemblé au bord du premier panneau d'affichage et du deuxième panneau d'affichage de sorte que le premier panneau d'affichage et le deuxième panneau d'affichage puissent être liés l'un à l'autre.
     
    2. Le dispositif de surveillance de patient ayant des fonctions de divertissement selon la revendication 1, caractérisé en ce que l'unité d'acquisition de signaux de divertissement comprend : une unité d'acquisition de signaux de télévision configurée pour acquérir des signaux de télévision, une unité d'acquisition de signaux de diffusion configurée pour acquérir des signaux de diffusion, une unité d'acquisition de signaux de réseau configurée pour acquérir des signaux de réseau et une unité d'acquisition de signaux vidéo/audio sur disque configurée pour acquérir des signaux vidéo/audio sur disque.
     
    3. Le dispositif de surveillance de patient ayant des fonctions de divertissement selon la revendication 2, caractérisé en ce que le dispositif de surveillance de patient ayant des fonctions de divertissement comprend en outre : un dispositif de réception/émission de commande à distance et de fonctionnement en interaction de signal avec l'unité de réception de signal, configuré pour transmettre une commande à distance ou recevoir un signal d'état renvoyé par l'unité de réception de signal.
     
    4. Le dispositif de surveillance de patient ayant des fonctions de divertissement selon la revendication 3, caractérisé en ce que le dispositif de réception/émission de commande à distance et de fonctionnement est une télécommande intelligente de type à apprentissage ayant des fonctions de transmission et de réception à infrarouge/radiofréquence ;
    la télécommande intelligente de type à apprentissage comprend une unité centrale de traitement, et un clavier, une unité d'affichage, une unité de communication sans fil et une unité de stockage qui sont reliés à l'unité centrale de traitement ; l'unité de stockage est configurée pour être utilisée pour le stockage de fichiers de description d'appareils ménagers ; l'unité de communication sans fil comprend un module infrarouge pour l'apprentissage par correspondance de codes avec des équipements électriques commandés ayant une fonction de commande par reconnaissance infrarouge et un module radiofréquence configuré pour transmettre une commande de fonctionnement ; et le clavier et l'unité d'affichage sont configurés pour offrir une interface interactive homme-machine ;
    le module de réception et de traitement de commandes de fonctionnement dans le dispositif de réception et de traitement de commandes de fonctionnement est un module de réception apte à recevoir des signaux infrarouges/radiofréquences.
     
    5. Le dispositif de surveillance de patient ayant des fonctions de divertissement selon la revendication 1, caractérisé en ce que l'appareil d'affichage à double écran comprend : un module adaptateur externe, un module à boucle, un module d'affichage et un module d'entrée de signal, le module à boucle comprenant une carte d'amplification et un processeur de microcommande, le module adaptateur externe fournissant l'alimentation à la carte d'amplification et au processeur de microcommande, le module d'affichage comprenant un premier panneau d'affichage et un deuxième panneau d'affichage et est également configuré pour fournir une tension de travail pour la carte d'amplification et pour recevoir et afficher simultanément les signaux fournis par le processeur de microcommande, le module d'entrée de signaux étant connecté au processeur de microcommande, et le processeur de microcommande traitant les signaux entrés par le module d'entrée de signaux et commandant respectivement le premier panneau d'affichage et le deuxième panneau d'affichage.
     
    6. Le dispositif de surveillance de patient ayant des fonctions de divertissement selon la revendication 5, caractérisé en ce que l'appareil d'affichage à double écran comprend : des capteurs de combinaison qui sont installés de manière correspondante sur les positions correspondantes du premier panneau d'affichage et du deuxième panneau d'affichage respectivement et qui détectent si les deux panneaux d'affichage sont combinés, les capteurs de combinaison étant en interaction de signal avec le processeur de microcommande, et le processeur de microcommande comprenant en outre une unité de traitement d'image de combinaison en interaction de signal avec les capteurs de combinaison, et une unité de sélection d'image de combinaison en interaction de signal avec l'unité de traitement d'image de combinaison pour entrer les signaux sélectionnés ;
    lorsque les capteurs de combinaison détectent que les deux panneaux d'affichage sont en position de combinaison, l'unité de traitement d'images de combinaison régule une résolution d'affichage d'origine pour un seul écran en une résolution d'affichage combinée qui convient pour une combinaison sur deux écrans, et simultanément, selon les signaux sélectionnés entrés par un utilisateur par l'intermédiaire de l'unité de sélection d'images de combinaison, les contenus d'affichage d'origine sur le premier ou le deuxième panneau d'affichage original sont pris comme le contenu d'affichage de l'écran entier après combinaison.
     
    7. Le dispositif de surveillance de patient ayant des fonctions de divertissement selon la revendication 5, caractérisé m en ce que l'appareil d'affichage à double écran comprend : des capteurs de combinaison qui sont installés de manière correspondante sur les positions correspondantes du premier panneau d'affichage et du deuxième panneau d'affichage respectivement et qui sont configurés pour détecter si les deux panneaux d'affichage sont combinés, les capteurs de combinaison étant en interaction de signal avec le processeur de microcommande, et le processeur de microcommande comprenant en outre une unité de traitement d'image de combinaison en interaction de signal avec les capteurs de combinaison, et une unité de jugement et de sélection d'image de combinaison en interaction de signal avec l'unité de traitement de signal de divertissement et une unité de traitement de signal de paramètre ainsi que les capteurs combinés ;
    lorsque les capteurs combinés détectent que les deux panneaux d'affichage sont en position de combinaison, l'unité de traitement d'image combinée est configurée pour régler une résolution d'affichage d'origine pour un seul écran en une résolution d'affichage combinée qui convient à la combinaison sur deux écrans ;
    et simultanément, selon les signaux jugés et sélectionnés provenant de l'unité de jugement et de sélection de l'image combinée, les contenus d'origine d'affichage sur le premier ou le deuxième panneau d'affichage d'origine sont pris comme étant les contenus d'affichage de l'écran entier après combinaison ;
    lorsque la position du deuxième panneau d'affichage pour l'affichage de contenus de divertissement est modifiée et que la position du premier panneau d'affichage pour l'affichage des informations sur les caractéristiques physiologiques du patient reste inchangée, les contenus d'origine du premier panneau d'affichage sont affiché après combinaison ;
    et lorsque la position du premier panneau d'affichage pour l'affichage des informations sur les caractéristiques physiologiques du patient est modifiée et que la position de l'écran pour l'affichage des contenus de divertissement n'est pas modifiée, les contenus originaux affichés sur le deuxième panneau d'affichage sont affichés après combinaison.
     
    8. Un procédé de commande du dispositif de surveillance de patient ayant des fonctions de divertissement selon la revendication 1, caractérisé en ce que le procédé comprend :

    (1) l'étape au cours de laquelle un utilisateur lance le dispositif de surveillance de patient ayant des fonctions de divertissement de sorte que le patient soit mis sous surveillance et que diverses valeurs relatives à des caractéristiques physiologiques et des courbes relatives au patient sont affichées sur l'écran spécifique du dispositif de surveillance ;

    (2) l'étape au cours de laquelle l'utilisateur sélectionne la fonction de divertissement en fonction de ses propres besoins ;

    (3) l'étape au cours de laquelle une fonction de divertissement particulière est activée, et un signal de divertissement particulier est acquis via une unité d'acquisition de signal correspondante, puis traité ;

    (4) l'étape qui consiste à juger si l'alarme est à mettre en œuvre en fonction de différentes valeurs des paramètres physiologiques du patient surveillé ;

    (5) l'étape selon laquelle, si l'alarme doit être mise en œuvre d'après le jugement, le haut-parleur de divertissement est coupé et le haut-parleur spécifique du dispositif de surveillance émet une alarme ;

    (6) l'étape selon laquelle, si l'alarme ne doit pas être mise en œuvre d'après le jugement, l'appareil de divertissement comprenant le haut-parleur spécifique au divertissement et l'appareil d'affichage spécifique au divertissement continue de fonctionner ; et

    (7) l'étape selon laquelle le dispositif de surveillance de patient ayant des fonctions de divertissement est éteint après son utilisation.


     
    9. Le procédé de commande du dispositif de surveillance de patient ayant des fonctions de divertissement selon la revendication 8, caractérisé en ce que l'étape (4) comprend en outre l'étape selon laquelle le dispositif de surveillance éteint le haut-parleur spécifique à l'alarme et réinitialise l'appareil de divertissement après que les paramètres du patient surveillé soient revenus à la normale et que l'alarme ait été annulée ;
    l'étape (3) comprend spécifiquement :

    a) l'étape consistant à juger un signal multimédia reçu ;

    b) l'étape consistant à convertir les données reçues en un format de données requis par le haut-parleur et à déclencher le haut-parleur spécifique au divertissement en cas de signal audio unique ;

    c) l'étape consistant à convertir les données reçues en un format de données requis par l'appareil d'affichage et à déclencher l'appareil d'affichage spécifique au divertissement en cas d'un signal vidéo unique ; et

    d) l'étape consistant à convertir les données reçues en des formats de données requis par le haut-parleur et l'appareil d'affichage et à déclencher le haut-parleur spécifique au divertissement et l'appareil d'affichage spécifique au divertissement en cas d'un signal audio et d'un signal vidéo.


     




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