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body surface

1. The exterior of the human body, or one of its parts.
2. The epidermis.
See: body surface area
See also: surface
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Many of the infrared thermography devices are also being installed at quarantine stations in airports and seaports where they are being used for body surface temperature screenings of travelers as part of countermeasures against new strains of influenza.
Measurements of body surface potentials were performed on a group of 4 healthy persons--group A (h1-h4) and 7 volunteers suffering from effort angina pectoris--group B (p1-p7).
This study sought to establish electrocardiographic criteria associated to the ventricular electrical activation process, which could be capable of identifying patients with functional class (FC) improvement after undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy, with basis on the noninvasive method of the body surface potential mapping (BSPM).
Yukio Takahashi, Kazuo Kanada and Yoshiharu Yonekawa Measurement of human body surface vibrations induced by complex low-frequency noise composed of two pure tones
Detection and localization of coronary artery disease with body surface mapping in patients with normal electrocardiograms.
Keywords: body surface potential mapping, arrhythmias, electrocardiography
Patented is an absorbent article with a fluid permeable coverstock configured to engage a body surface and defining longitudinal sides.
Men in the study had significantly higher body surface area, history of tobacco use, creatinine levels, prior myocardial infarctions, left ventricular hypertrophy, and pump time.
5, 25, 50, 75, 130, and 225 mg of AG331 per square meter (of body surface area).
Siemens Tim technology, which is available with the MAGNETOM Trio, MAGNETOM Avanto and MAGNETOM Espree, is the first seamless, whole body surface coil design that combines up to 102 seamlessly integrated coil elements with up to 32 independent radiofrequency (RF) channels, enabling advanced clinical applications.
The base pad has a body and a garment with a tube of absorbent material joined to the body surface.
Hande concluded that only a small percentage of the individual variability in drug dose is typically accounted for by factors such as body surface area, mild or moderate renal insufficiency, or age.