Defined Measurement Types

Defined Measurement Types

20/01/2022
RepresentationMeasurement TypeShort DescriptionMeasurementDeviceDevice/Method DescriptionUnitGraphRangeComment
SimplePulseThe rate at which your heart distributes blood.Heart rateActivity TrackerA wearable device that tracks movement and basic body functions.Beats per minute (bpm)TRUE40 -200 bpm
SimpleStep_countThe number of steps taken in a day.Distance travelledActivity TrackerNumberTRUEUnlimited
SimpleHemoglobinHemoglobin levels in the blood.Oxygen-transport in the bodyAnemia AppsA mobile app typicaly used by anemic patients that can measure hemoglobin levels through scanning your fingertip.Grams per decilitre (g/dL)TRUEUnlimitedHomekits for bloodsampling and testing. Specific scanning devices supplied by a hospital.
SimpleBody_cell_massThe total mass of metabotically active cellular elements in the body.Nutritional healthBIA AssessmentKilograms (kg)TRUEUnlimited
Blood SugarBlood_sugarThe amount of sugar you have in you blood.Diabetes monitoringBlood Sugar MeterA device that shows you your blood sugar levels after you insert a small blood sample on a strip. Used by diabeticsMillimoles per liter (mmol/L)TRUEUnlimited
Blood SugarBlood_sugar_mg_dlThe amount of sugar you have in you blood.Diabetes monitoringBlood Sugar MeterMilligrams per decilitre (mgl/dL)TRUEUnlimited
SimpleFat_massThe mass of fat in the body.Fitness indicationBody Analysis ScaleA scale that gives body information such as fat mass.Kilograms (kg)TRUEUnlimited
SimpleFEV1/FEV6A ratio used to identify airway obstruction. Common for COPD.Diagnosis of pulmonary illnessesCalculatorUsed to find the ratio between FEV1 and FEV6. Divide the former by the latter and multiply by 100.Percentage (%)TRUE1-100%
SimpleFEV1%The FEV1 value divided by the FVC.Diagnosis of pulmonary illnessesCalculatorUsed to find the ratio between FEV1 or FEV6 and the FVC. Divide the former by the latter and multiply by 100.Percentage (%)TRUE1-100%
SimpleFEV6%The FEV6 value divided by the FVC.Diagnosis of pulmonary illnessesCalculatorPercentage (%)TRUE1-100%
SimpleLeak_medianThe median leak amount during a night for apnea patients.Air leak from a CPAP machineCPAP MachineA device that increases air pressure in your throat to prevent collapse. Commonly used by apnea patients.Liters per second (L/s)TRUEUnlimited
SimpleLeak_95%The leak amount in the 95th percentile during a night for apnea patients.Air leak from a CPAP machineCPAP MachineLiters per second (L/s)TRUEUnlimited
SimpleCRPCRP concentration in the blood.Detection of inflammation or infectionInflammation Detection DevicesA device that measures CRP concentration using a small blood sample. CRP is an inflammation marker.Milligrams per litre (mg/L)TRUEUnlimited
CTGCTGThe fetal heartbeat during a pregnancy.Fetal healthObstetric AppsA mobile app that functions as an at-home cardiotocographic machine.Beats per minute (bpm)TRUEUnlimited
SimplePhase_angleAn indicator of cellular health. A low phase angle suggests that our cells contain store poorly.Celullar healthOscilloscopeYou need to apply a formula using measurements from an oscilloscope.FALSEUnlimited
SimplePeak_flowThe maximum volume of air expelled during one exhalation.Diagnosis of pulmonary illnessesPeak Flow MeterA device that measures the ability to push air out of your lungs.Liters per minute (L/m)TRUEUnlimited
SimpleSaturationOxygen saturation in the blood.Heart efficiencyPulse OximeterA device that measures a person's blood oxygen saturation by attaching to your fingertip.Percentage (%)TRUE0-100%
SimpleSaturation_median%The median oxygen saturation in the blood.Heart efficiencyPulse OximeterPercentage (%)TRUE0-100%
SimpleSaturation_95%The oxygen saturation in the blood in the 95th percentile.Heart efficiencyPulse OximeterPercentage (%)TRUE0-100%
SimpleWeightThe body's relative mass.Indicator of general healthScaleA device that measures the weight or mass of an object.Kilograms (kg)TRUEUnlimited
SimpleWeight_poundThe body's relative mass.Indicator of general healthScalePounds (lbs)TRUEUnlimited
Blood PressureBlood_pressureThe pressure your blood emits onto your arterial walls.Indicator of heart diseaseSphygmomanometerA device that measures your blood pressure through you attach a compressing strap to your arm.Millimetres of mercury (mmHg)TRUEUnlimited
SimpleFEV6The volume of air expelled in 6 seconds.Diagnosis of pulmonary illnessesSpirometerLiters (L)TRUEUnlimited
SimpleFEF25-75%The average flow of air from when 25% of the FVC has been exhaled to the 75% point.Diagnosis of pulmonary illnessesSpirometerLiters per second (L/s)TRUEUnlimited
SimpleFEV1The volume of air expelled in 1 second.Diagnosis of pulmonary illnessesSpirometerA device that measures ventilation - the volume and speed of air inspired and expired by the lungs.Liters (L)TRUEUnlimited
SimpleHeightThe human's height.Indicator of general healthStadiometerA piece of equipment that measures your height vertically.CentimetresTRUEUnlimitedMeasuring tape.
SimpleTemperatureThe body's temperature.Analyse effectiveness of treatmentThermometerA device that measures the body temperature. Can be oral, rectal, temporal and tympanic.Celsius (°C)TRUE34.0-44.0°C
SimpleTemperature_fahrenheitThe body's temperature.Analyse effectiveness of treatmentThermometerFahrenheit (°F)TRUE93.2-111.2°F
SimpleRespiratory_rateThe number of breaths taken in a minute.Indicator of general healthTimerA piece of equipment that measures time. One breath is measured when a full exhalation is completed by a full inhalation.Breaths per minuteTRUEUnlimited
SimpleDurationMeasured in h/m/sTime takenTimerA piece of equipment that measures time.TRUE
SimpleRespiratory_rate_median%The median number of breath taken per minute.Indicator of general healthTimerA piece of equipment that measures time. Take multiple samples (will be recommended by healthcare provider).Breaths per minuteTRUEUnlimited
SimpleRespiratory_rate_95%The number of breaths taken per minute in the 95th percentile.Indicator of general healthTimerBreaths per minuteTRUEUnlimited
SimpleSit_to_standThe number of times can you sit down with a straight back and stand up in 30 seconds. Used to assess functional lower extremity strength.Indicator of general healthTimerA piece of equipment that measures time. Used to measureNumberTRUEUnlimited
EnumProtein_in_urineThe amount of protein in your urine.Diagnosis of kidney healthUrine TestTake a sample of urine and use on various strips. Some are for measuring protein amount, blood, leukocytes, etc.Grams per microliter (g/L)TRUEUnlimited
EnumBlood_in_urineThe amount of blood in your urine.Diagnosis of kidney healthUrine TestEry/μLTRUEUnlimited
EnumLeukocytes_in_urineThe amount of leukocytes in your urine.Urinary tract healthUrine TestLeu/μLTRUEUnlimited
EnumGlucose_in_urineThe amount of glucose in your urine.Diabetes monitoringUrine TestMillimoles per liter (mmol/L)TRUEUnlimited
EnumNitrite_in_urineThe amount of nitrite in your urine.Urinary tract healthUrine Test-TRUEUnlimited
SimplePain_scaleThe relative amount of pain experienced. Scale 1-10.General measure of discomfort---TRUE0-10.0
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