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Operational parameters of a medical wireless LAN: security, range and interference issues

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3 Author(s)
Banitsas, K.A. ; Dept. of Electron. & Comput. Eng., Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK ; Tachakra, S. ; Istepanian, R.S.H.

This paper provides an overview of the operational parameters of Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) In hospital and clinical ward environments and presents the concept of MedLAN system, dedicated to these environments. It then deals with the issues of security, range and interference with an emphasis on the first one.

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Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 2002. 24th Annual Conference and the Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society EMBS/BMES Conference, 2002. Proceedings of the Second Joint  (Volume:3 )

Date of Conference:

23-26 Oct. 2002