Seizure detection device

Patent Number: 11,020,042
Issued: 6/1/2021
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Abstract: Example aspects of a collector for a seizure detection device, a seizure detection device, and a method of detecting a seizure are disclosed. The collector for a seizure detection device can comprise a collector material configured to collect volatile organic compounds given off from a patient's skin; a wrapping configured to isolate the collector material from an external environment; a heater comprising a heating element, the heating element configured to emit a thermal pulse to desorb the volatile organic compounds from the collector material; and a mesh layer configured to prevent the collector material from contacting the patient's skin, wherein the collector material is received between the wrapping and the mesh layer.
Filed: 5/14/2020
Application Number: 16/874,229
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.