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Microcontroller based health care monitoring system using sensor network

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6 Author(s)
Islam, M.M. ; Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., Khulna Univ. of Eng. & Technol., Khulna, Bangladesh ; Rafi, F.H.M. ; Ahmad, M. ; Mitul, A.F.
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Non invasive and continuous measurement of blood pressure becomes popular now a day. This is very effective way for hypertensive patients to prevent cardiovascular problems and precisely regulate anti-hypertension cures. Blood pressure can be measured by conventional cuff-based sphygmomanometer or invasive instruments in non continuous mode. In this paper, we propose the microcontroller based continuous non invasive cuff less blood pressure measurement system with an alarm circuit for health care monitoring system. Light signal is used in sensor network section of this embedded system as light does not have any harmful effect on human body when it works in continuous mode. Pulse rate calculation and body temperature determination is also embedded in this system using sensor network. Accuracy of the system is found in acceptance range by comparing the results with the existing conventional systems. If BP reading, heart rate or body temperature exceeds the standard range for any patient, the system is able to notify using an alarming circuit. The whole system is controlled by microcontroller ATMEGA8L. The overall system is reliable, accurate, portable, trust worthy, user friendly and cost effective.

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Electrical & Computer Engineering (ICECE), 2012 7th International Conference on

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20-22 Dec. 2012