Wearable Health Monitoring Systems: An Overview of Design Research Areas

  • Amine Boulemtafes
  • Nadjib Badache
Part of the Annals of Information Systems book series (AOIS, volume 20)


In order to be effective and helping towards improving quality of living of people, design and development of wearable health monitoring systems needs to satisfy a number of medical and non-medical criteria’s while taking in consideration resource limitations and fulfilling ergonomic constraints. This study with the aim to serve as a quick reference for future works, attempts to cover main research areas including requirements, challenges and tradeoffs related to the design of such systems.


Health monitoring Research areas Wearable Wireless Body sensor BSN WBAN E-health M-health Ageing 





Electronic medical record


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers


Media access control


Quality of service


Wireless body area network


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CERIST, Centre for Research on Scientific and Technical InformationAlgiersAlgeria
  2. 2.University of Béjaïa Mira AbderahmanBéjaïaAlgeria
  3. 3.USTHB, University of Technology and Science Houari BOUMEDIENEAlgiersAlgeria

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