JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATIONS (JCM)
ISSN : 1796-2021
Volume : 2 Issue : 4 Date : June 2007
Wireless Stand-alone Portable Patient Monitoring and Logging System
Taha Landolsi, A. R. Al-Ali, and Yousef Al-Assaf
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In this paper, we propose a wireless stand-alone, embedded system design that integrates the
monitoring of three biomedical parameters into a single personal medical device. The three
parameters are: blood glucose level, heart rate, and pulse oximetry. The goal of this work is to build
a compact and cost-effective device capable of monitoring several medical parameters while
patients conduct their normal daily activities, and store these parameter readings in an embedded
system-based portable device. A communication protocol and patient monitoring software
application are developed to store data that can be later downloaded to a physician’s workstation for
analysis and diagnosis.
Wireless Embedded Systems, Patient Monitoring Systems, e-Healthcare, Healthcare informatics.