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Telehealth Monitoring System

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Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 36)

Abstract

Urban health care is well developed in India; however, rural areas still lack in basic medical facilities such as those for monitoring ECG, pulse rate and ENT examinations that are very essential. To overcome this drawback of lack of accessibility of optimum quality health care in rural areas, a telehealth monitoring system has been developed. It can measure basic medical parameters of a patient and store the same on a database, where the patient history can be stored as well as analyzed for future reference. Consequently, the patient can receive the necessary recommendations and this system can provide simplified, cost-effective healthcare access to all. The applications are not just limited to rural health care but can also be extended to other areas where medical connectivity is essential, such as military and battlefield health care, assisted home health care, emergency consultation and distance education to medical interns.

Keywords

Graphical user interface Processing software ZigBee protocol Medical records Health services 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank Mr. Ashim Purohit, Business Consultant, Director-Advisory Board at AGD, Chairman-Advisory Board, India, at ChemoTech, for his invaluable guidance and support throughout the course of this project.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Telecommunication EngineeringSVKM’s Dwarkadas Jivanlal Sanghvi College of EngineeringMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.Biomedical EngineeringDJSCEMumbaiIndia

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