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Wireless Sensor Network Based Patient Health Monitoring and Tracking System

  • Amitabh YadavEmail author
  • Vivek Kaundal
  • Abhishek Sharma
  • Paawan Sharma
  • Deepak Kumar
  • Pankaj Badoni
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 479)

Abstract

Hospitals need to be equipped with facilities and services to monitor the patients at all times. Due to large number of patients and limited number of doctors, it gets difficult for the doctors to visit each and every patient, and keep track of their improving or deteriorating health condition. This paper presents the structure of an embedded system that could monitor and keep a track of the patients’ position and health condition at all times. It makes use of a Wireless Sensor Network of Xbee radios to acquire data, which is then saved in a local database of the central system and simultaneously, also uploaded on an online database to be made available for the doctors to access at all times. The system makes use of active RFID cards to track the position of the patients and along with it the data from the heart beat sensor is transmitted, for each patient separately.

Keywords

Arduino Internet of things Wireless sensor network Xbee Wearable sensors Wi-Fi 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amitabh Yadav
    • 1
    Email author
  • Vivek Kaundal
    • 1
  • Abhishek Sharma
    • 1
  • Paawan Sharma
    • 1
  • Deepak Kumar
    • 1
  • Pankaj Badoni
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Petroleum and Energy StudiesDehradunIndia

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