Pervasive body sensor network: an approach to monitoring the post-operative surgical patient

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Title: Pervasive body sensor network: an approach to monitoring the post-operative surgical patient
Authors: Aziz, O
Lo, B
King, R
Darzi, A
Yang, GZ
Item Type: Conference Paper
Abstract: Patients recovering from abdominal surgery are at risk of complications due to reduced mobility as a result of post-operative pain. The ability to pervasively monitor the recovery of this group of patients and identify those at risk of developing complications is therefore clinically desirable, which may result in an early intervention to prevent adverse outcomes. This paper describes the development and evaluation of a pervasive network of body sensors developed for monitoring the recovery of post-operative patients both in the hospital and homecare settings. © 2006 IEEE.
Issue Date: 14-Nov-2006
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/5734
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/BSN.2006.43
ISBN: 0-7695-2547-4
9780769525471
Publisher: IEEE Computer Soc
Presented At: International workshop on wearable and implantable body sensor networks
Start Page: 13
End Page: 16
Copyright Statement: © 2006 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or to reuse any copyrighted component of this work in other works must be obtained from the IEEE.
Place of Publication: Los Alamitos
Conference Location: Cambridge, MA
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