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Refining Healthcare Monitoring System Using Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Key Design Parameters

  • Uttara GogateEmail author
  • Jagdish Bakal
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 106)

Abstract

Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) can be effectively used for continuous monitoring of patient in hospitals and in homes for elderly and baby care. Proposed system is a smart healthcare monitoring system using WSN which can monitor patients admitted in the hospital continuously without any interference of wires around patient bed. We are accentuating the advantage of wireless sensor network over wired system by attaching various advanced sensors to this network to collect various body parameters of a patient such as blood pressure, temperature, heart rate, pulse rate and blood oxygen level (SPO2) wirelessly. A kind of WSN called as WBAN is used for this purpose. Many designing requirements like flexibility, miniaturization, portability, non-intrusiveness, and low cost are studied and considered to the make system more efficient. Different available wireless standards are compared for the intermediate communication based on various parameters. Proposed system is a Healthcare Monitoring System with ESP8266 NodeMcu WiFi wireless communication using Arduino Nano boards. This system can detect the abnormal health conditions of patients, issue an alarm in emergency conditions and send SMS/E-mail to the physician, caregiver and relatives of patient.

Keywords

Healthcare monitoring system WSN Arduino NodeMcu WiFi 

Notes

Acknowledgements

Author Uttara Gogate and Author Jagdish Bakal want to thank Dr. R. A. Marathe, Dr. H. M. Thakur and management and staff of M. D. Thakur memorial Hospital, Dombivli, Thane, MS. (India) for their help.

Conflict of Interest:

Author Uttara Gogate and Author Jagdish Bakal declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Funding

There is no funding source.

Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest

Author Uttara Gogate and Author Jagdish Bakal declare that they have no potential conflict of interest.

Informed consent

Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.

Ethical approval

Ethical approval is obtained from institute ethical committee of S. S. Jondhale C.O.E. Dombivli, India.

This article does not contain any studies with animals performed by any of the authors. All procedures performed in studies involving human participants (whose written consents were obtained) were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional ethical research committee and with the accords comparable ethical standards of Indian medical council.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information TechnologyTSEC, University of MumbaiMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.S.S.Jondhale C.O.E. Dombivli (E)DombivliIndia

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