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Development of the Elderly Healthcare Monitoring System with IoT

  • Se Jin ParkEmail author
  • Murali Subramaniyam
  • Seoung Eun Kim
  • Seunghee Hong
  • Joo Hyeong Lee
  • Chan Min Jo
  • Youngseob Seo
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 482)

Abstract

Stroke is a brain attack (or infarction of a portion of the brain) caused by the sudden disturbance of blood supply to that area. In recent years, even though the number of stroke-related deaths has been decreasing in Korea, the incidence of stroke is increasing, and the incidence increase with age. The chances of surviving from an acute and sudden infarction are much higher if the elderly people get emergency medical assistance within a few hours of occurrence. Elderly health monitoring and emergency alert system are mentioned as one of the main application areas of pervasive computing and biomedical applications. Moreover, a proactive elderly health monitoring system involves active capture of brain and body movement signals, signal analysis, communication, detection and warning processes. The primary objective of this research will be concerned itself with ambient assisted living issues for the successful detection and generation of alarms in cases of stroke onset, which will allow the timely delivery of medical assistance, to mitigate the long-term effects of these attacks.

Keywords

Aging Elderly healthcare monitoring system Internet of things Stroke Cerebral infarction 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was supported by the National Research Council of Science & Technology (NST) grant by the Korea government (MSIP) (No. CRC-15-05-ETRI).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Se Jin Park
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Murali Subramaniyam
    • 1
    • 2
  • Seoung Eun Kim
    • 1
    • 2
  • Seunghee Hong
    • 1
    • 2
  • Joo Hyeong Lee
    • 1
    • 2
  • Chan Min Jo
    • 1
    • 2
  • Youngseob Seo
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Center for Medical MetrologyKorea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS)DaejeonKorea
  2. 2.Knowledge Converged Super Brain (KSB) Research DepartmentElectronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI)DaejeonKorea
  3. 3.Department of Medical PhysicsUniversity of Science and TechnologyDaejeonKorea

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