A New Approach to Prevent Cardiovascular Diseases Based on SCORE Charts through Reasoning Methods and Mobile Monitoring

  • Jesús Fontecha
  • David Ausín
  • Federico Castanedo
  • Diego López-de-Ipiña
  • Ramón Hervás
  • José Bravo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7657)

Abstract

Nowadays, vital signs monitoring with mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets is possible through Bluetooth-enabled biometric devices. In this paper, we propose a system to monitor the risk of cardiovascular diseases in Ambient Assisted Living environments through blood pressure monitoring and other clinical factors, using mobile devices and reasoning techniques based on the Systematic Coronary Risk Evaluation Project (SCORE) charts. Mobile applications for patients and doctors, and a reasoning engine based on SWRL rules have been developed.

Keywords

Mobile Monitoring Ambient Assisted Living CVD Risk Blood Pressure Reasoning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jesús Fontecha
    • 1
  • David Ausín
    • 2
  • Federico Castanedo
    • 2
  • Diego López-de-Ipiña
    • 2
  • Ramón Hervás
    • 1
  • José Bravo
    • 1
  1. 1.MAmI Research LabUniversity of Castilla-La ManchaCiudad RealSpain
  2. 2.Deusto Institute of TechnologyDeustoTech. University of DeustoBilbaoSpain

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