Body Area Networks in a Medical Environment

Verovko, Mariya, Verovko, Oleksandr, Kazymyr, Volodymyr, Davies, John N and Bhalla, Archna (2017) Body Area Networks in a Medical Environment. In: 7th IEEE Int. Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications ITA-17, Wrexham, UK, 12-15 September 2017, Wrexham, UK.

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There has been a great deal of development in the area of fitness / Activity Trackers which are now capable of measuring many useful human conditions e.g. heart rate. This paper investigates if the technology is suitable for use in a medical environment and in particular what systems would need to be introduced to supports it. The concept of an Intelligent Bed is introduced and a possible solution is provided. Due to the deployment in sensitive areas the issues of performance and reliability are addressed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Applied Science, Computing and Engineering
Depositing User: Hayley Dennis
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2018 15:58
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2018 15:58

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