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1. (WO2017021971) POINT OF CARE URINE ANALYZER

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/021971    International Application No.:    PCT/IL2016/050855
Publication Date: Fri Feb 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Aug 05 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61B 5/20
A61M 5/168
Applicants: ART HEALTHCARE LTD.
Inventors: ELIA, Liron
IDDAN, Gavriel J.
Title: POINT OF CARE URINE ANALYZER
Abstract:
There is provided a urine analysis device for bed side monitoring of a patient, comprising: an inlet sized and shaped for fluid communication with a urine collecting tube that receives urine from a patient; a drip chamber through which the urine flows towards an outlet; at least one sensor that analyzes each drop of urine and estimates a respective volume of each drop; a timing element that measures a reference time for each drop; a program store storing code; and at least one processing unit coupled to the program store for implementing the stored code, the code comprising: code to calculate a urine output flow rate of the urine output flowing through the chamber according to the estimated volume of each drop of the urine and the reference time for each drop; and code to output the urine output flow rate.