Portable breath monitoring: A new frontier in personalized health care

Gary W. Hunter, Raed A. Dweik, Darby B. Makel, Claude C. Grigsby, Ryan S. Mayes, Cristina E Davis

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Smart systems that can monitor a patient's health, assist in remote assessment by a health care provider, and improve the patient's quality of life with limited intrusion and decreased costs is one aspect of a more interconnected world composed of distributed intelligent systems. Breath analysis techniques offer a potential revolution in health care diagnostics, especially if portable breath monitoring systems that can be used outside of a clinical setting can be developed. This article provides a brief overview of the motivation for breath monitoring, possible components of portable breath monitoring systems, and provides an example of this approach.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-67
Number of pages5
JournalElectrochemical Society Interface
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2016


  • Health diagnostics
  • Personal sensing
  • Portable breath monitoring
  • Smart sensor systems

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrochemistry


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