Ubiquitous Risk Analysis of Physiological Data

Ubiquitous Risk Analysis of Physiological Data

Daniele Apiletti (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Elena Baralis (Politecnico di Torino, Italy), Giulia Bruno (Politecnico di Torino, Italy) and Tania Cerquitelli (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-960-1.ch053
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Abstract

Current advances in sensing devices and wireless technologies are providing a high opportunity for improving care quality and reducing the medical costs. This chapter presents the architecture of a mobile healthcare system and provides an overview of mobile health applications. Furthermore, it proposes a framework for patient monitoring that performs real-time stream analysis of data collected by means of non-invasive body sensors. It evaluates a patient’s health conditions by analyzing different physiological signals to identify anomalies and activate alarms in risk situations.

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