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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)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

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

Abbreviations

ECG

Electrocardiogram

EMR

Electronic medical record

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

MAC

Media access control

QoS

Quality of service

WBAN

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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