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Real time telemedical health care systems with wearable sensors

Fajingbesi, Fawwaz Eniola and Olanrewaju, Rashidah Funke and Pampori, Bisma Rasool and Khan, Sheroz and Yaacob, Mashkuri (2017) Real time telemedical health care systems with wearable sensors. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Health Care, 9 (3). pp. 138-144.

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The time between detection and response to chronic diseases could go a long way in saving lives. The current trend in health monitoring systems is to move from the hospital centered device to eventually portable personal devices. Hence,Telemedical health care involves the remote delivery of medical care service to either out-of-hospital or admitted patients through wireless network and computer information technology. This paper systematically reviews the most recent works in telemedical health care system to propose a more efficient model. The focus is more on wearable sensors and devices with most attention given to cardiovascular patients in recent times. The huge literature available reflects the size of activity and attention given to telemedicine. The reviewed works are published within the last five years. Furthermore, the proposed systems are compared in terms of their connectivity, targeted application, type of sensor used, etc. Our study reveals Telemedicine to be a profound field with researchers from multidisciplinary sectors. However, there are still many gaps that need to be filled before maturity. Factors such as efficient wireless transmission, cyber data security, sensor design and integration, device miniaturization and intelligent algorithm for multi parameter data fusion require further considerations.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6796/57593
Uncontrolled Keywords: Physiological Health Parameters, Telemedicine, Telehealth, Vital Signs, Wearable Sensors, Wireless Communication
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Professor Mashkuri Yaacob
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 07:30
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2017 07:30
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/57593

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