Ubiquitous Risk Analysis of Physiological Data

Ubiquitous Risk Analysis of Physiological Data

Daniele Apiletti, Elena Baralis, Giulia Bruno, Tania Cerquitelli
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-960-1.ch053
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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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