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Data acquisition in a wireless diabetic and cardiac monitoring system

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4 Author(s)
Paul Harvey ; Electronic & Electrical Engineering Department, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU England ; Bryan Woodward ; Sekharjit Datta ; David Mulvaney

A telemedicine system is described for monitoring the vital signs and general health indicators of patients with cardiac and diabetic conditions. Telemetry from wireless sensors and readings from other instruments are combined into a comprehensive patient health dataset. The data can be stored, accessed and displayed using mobile Internet communications with a server. The paper concentrates on the data acquisition process, using an alternative sensor network protocol to Bluetooth and manual data entry into a smartphone application and HTML5 web browser.

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2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

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Aug. 30 2011-Sept. 3 2011