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Mobile System for Medical Control of Chronic Diseases through Intelligent Devices

  • Vladimir Villarreal
  • Jesus Manzano
  • Ramón Hervás
  • José Bravo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7657)

Abstract

The ageing of the population is a factor that in the future will increase the percentage of dependent people, given that there is a close relationship between dependence and age. When patients are in a health care environment, it is often isolated from their social environment; a situation which greatly complicates the medical follow-up, either complicated patient privacy. In this paper, we present a solution, through an application, which allows the patients monitoring, integrating the use of mobile phones in their activities. Through this device the patient keep updated all your medical information, from the reading of their vital signs, diet control, administration of medications, physical analyses, recommendations and others monitoring modules. We have evaluated the application in a group of patients. This application is evaluated in design, functionality and utility like efficiency.

Keywords

software architecture development web services communication technologies users interfaces design ambient assisted living 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir Villarreal
    • 1
  • Jesus Manzano
    • 2
  • Ramón Hervás
    • 2
  • José Bravo
    • 2
  1. 1.Technological University of PanamaDavid, ChiriquíPanamá
  2. 2.MamI Research LabCastilla-La Mancha UniversityCiudad RealSpain

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