I2VSM Approach: Self-monitoring of Patients Exploring Situational Awareness in IoT

  • Rogério AlbandesEmail author
  • Roger Machado
  • Jorge Barbosa
  • Adenauer Yamin
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 574)


Mobility has become a daily practice of physicians, so it is possible that they remain periods of time without contact with the teams that support them in the treatment of patients. Longer periods between communications can cause delays in performing procedures, drug prescribing, etc. Considering this scenario, this work has as objective the conception an approach, called I2VSM, exploring IoT features and integrating: (i) a platform for acquisition of vital signs, (ii) an environment for contextual processing, which through customizable rules builds the Situational Awareness of the patients; and (iii) a textual and graphic display interface for these signals. As a source of vital signs, the MIMIC-III database is being used, which has been widely accepted by the international community for this purpose. In turn, for the evaluation of I2VSM together with health professionals, we explored the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM), obtaining promising results.


Internet of Things Situational Awareness Vital signs 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Catholic University of PelotasPelotasBrazil
  2. 2.Federal University of PelotasPelotasBrazil
  3. 3.Universidade do Vale do Rio dos SinosSão LeopoldoBrazil

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