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ECG telemonitoring system




First trial of home ECG and blood pressure telemonitoring system in Macau
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Objective To determine the feasibility of home monitoring of patients with cardiac disease or hypertension. Methods An improved home electrocardiographic and blood pressure telemonitoring system linked to a central workstation was tested in 10 patients in Macau 

Robust detection of atrial fibrillation for a long term telemonitoring system
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Page 1. Robust Detection of Atrial Fibrillation for a Long Term Telemonitoring System B Logan, J Healey  Our approach is based on the variance of RR intervals since the QRS spike is the most prominent feature of an ambulatory ECG and the least confounded by muscle noise. 

The use of a new continuous wireless cardiorespiratory telemonitoring system by elderly patients at home.
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 We have used a new wireless cardiorespiratory telemonitoring system to monitor 14 elderly patients with a variety of chronic diseases at home. The electrocardiogram (ECG), heart rate and variability, and breathing were recorded on two separate occasions for 24 h. There was 

 telemonitoring for patients with heart failure at high risk of recurrent admission and death: the Trans-European Network-Home-Care Management System (
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Patient monitoring using personal area networks of wireless intelligent sensors
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rotocol Systems, J. Bai, et al., A Portable ECG and Blood Pressure Telemonitoring System, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, July/August 1999, pp. 

Using heterogeneous wireless sensor networks in a telemonitoring system for healthcare
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In the telemonitoring system presented in this paper, each patient carries three different biomedical sensors: an ECG monitor, a respiration monitor (implemented by means of an air pressure sensor), and a micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) triaxial accelerometer for 

A wireless PDA-based physiological monitoring system for patient transport
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 middle area displays the ECG and PPG waveforms, where the user can select to display one specific waveform (ECG Lead I  The telemonitoring system reduces the need for close contact between health-care personnel and the patients, hence, reducing the chance of infection. 

A reconfigurable, wearable, wireless ECG system
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 [6] J. Dong, H.Zhu, Mobile ECG detector through  [8] Warren S, Yao J, Scmitz R, Nagl L. Wearable Telemonitoring Systems Designed with  R. Bults, A. van Halteren, J.Peuscher, D,Konstantas Telematic Requirements for a Mobile and Wireless Healthcare System derived from 

Intelligent telemonitoring of critical-care patients
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 In this arti- cle, we present two telemonitoring solutions that enable access to informa- tion resulting from  The driver and the rest of the algorithms in our monitor- ing system are capable of  is that, at all times, there should be an active elec- trocardiograph (ECG) derivation, other 

Patient monitoring using personal area networks of wireless intelligent sensors
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Multi-purpose HealthCare Telemedicine Systems with mobile communication link support
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 unit remains at the ICU patient site and enables home telemonitoring, by installing the telemedicine unit at the patient's home while the base unit remains at the physician's office or hospital. The system allows the transmission of vital biosignals (3–12 lead ECG, SPO2, NIBP, 

A mobile device based ECG analysis system
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 2.2 System block diagram The architecture of our system is illustrated in Fig. 1. The mobile phone is the core part of this ECG telemonitoring system.  We propose in this chapter a mobile phone based intelligent ECG telemonitoring system with good extensibility. 

A review of approaches to mobility telemonitoring of the elderly in their living environment
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 This system implemented telemonitoring by uploading data to a central server every night. At the same conference, Celler et al.5 described the Home Telecare System which combined Mathie's25 wearable system, with a fixed workstation (for ECG, BP and temperature 

Dual-mode continuous arrhythmias telemonitoring system
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 node price list Item Price (US $) Power circuitry including Battery 14.5 ECG front-end  02.0 MAX232IDW 00.6 Central Node Total cost 34.8 CONCLUSIONS The present system provides an  cost (Table 3 and 4), long distance, Dual- modes arrhythmias telemonitoring, suitable for 

A web based system for ECG data transferred using ZigBee/IEEE Technology
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 [4] Baoming Wu, Yu Zhuo, Xinjian Zhu, Qingguang Yan, Lingyun Zhu, and Gang Li, A Novel

Evaluation of an advanced cardiac telemonitoring system for multicenter studies based on data transmission via internet
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 Key Words Cardiac telemonitoring, telecommunication technology, multicentric studies, computer-assisted automatized ECG evaluation Page 2. 222 June 1999  Figure 1. Telemetric pacemaker system. Figure 2. Cardiac telemonitoring system. Page 3. June 1999 223 

Remote processing server for ECG-based clinical diagnosis support
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Z. Cui, F. Tian, B. Yu, B. Dai, and J. Zhang, A portable ECG and blood pressure telemonitoring system, IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Mag., vol. 18, pp. 63–70, Dec. 1999. 

Ecgaware: An ECG markup language for ambulatory telemonitoring and decision making support
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 ambulatory electrocardiogram (AECG) can be acquired and transmitted through mobile and wireless technologies and devices to foster heart's telemonitoring anytime, anywhere. This sort of service is purposeful when combined with ECG analysis systems and infrastructural 

Mobihealth: mobile services for health professionals
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 or the separation of different signals (eg separation of foetal ECG from maternal ECG).  of clinical interpretation functions involving sophisticated high level clinical inferencing systems applied to  data is a prerequisite for large scale deployment of some telemonitoring services in 

Remote electrocardiogram monitoring based on the internet
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 This paper presents an internet-based ECG telemonitoring system, which has been developed as an instance of the general client-server architecture presented in Figure 1. The data acquisition module (DAM) is a device that allows acquisition and training aside from 

Health technology assessment review: Remote monitoring of vital signs-current status and future challenges
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 ward Atrial fibrillation post CABG SpO2 (continuously) Continuously On alerts Incidence of atrial fibrillation in telemonitored group was 14% versus 26% (prior to telemonitoring; P = 0.016; N  Community CHF Weight (daily), BP (daily), pulse rate (daily), ECG (on request) 

Trial Results of a Novel Cardiac Rhythm Management System Using Smart Phones and WirelessECG Sensors
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 The results indicate the viability of the system for commer- cial purposes. Keywords: Remote tele-monitoring, cardiac rhythm management, smart phones, wireless ECG sensors. 1 Introduction Cardiac rhythm disorders impact millions of people each year.

Privacy-preserving telemonitoring for eHealth
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 Figure 1 gives a summary of the overall setting. M Doctor Hospital .. Patient Patient Home Device Master Monitoring Fig. 1. Overview of the Health Telemonitoring System From a design point of view, several issues need to be addressed in such a system. 

The potential of advanced information technology for telemonitoring of heart patients
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 Within the framework of CHARM, over 20,000 ECG sequences with about 100 heart beats per sequence have been transmitted to Graz.  Figure 4. Overview of the Cardiac Telemonitoring System which has been developed and successfully tested in the course of a multicenter 

Web access to data in a mobile ECG monitoring system
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Home: A modular telemedicine system. Mobile Computing in Medicine. 

Telecardiology and remote monitoring of implanted electrical devices: the potential for fresh clinical care perspectives
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 or even continuous) transmittal of data regarding heart rate, blood pressure, ECG, weight, body  During an 8-month follow-up, both telemonitoring and telephone support reduced  Furthermore, tele- monitoring was associated with shorter hospital stays (but not lower hospital 

A smart phone-based personal area network for remote monitoring of biosignals
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 (2003) Wearable telemonitoring systems designed with  (2004) AMON: a wearable multiparameter medical monitoring and alert system, IEEE Trans.on Inf. Tech.  14. Dong J, Zhu H (2004) Mobile

„Telemonitoring as a medical application of Ubiquitous Computing"
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 For a first scenario, we used a wearable multi-channel ECG-sensor and a  Figure 2: Telemonitoring-application based on Bluetooth-Communication Over the next few years  industrial countries possess a mobile phone, the realization of flexible tele-monitoring applications such 

Complex telemonitoring of patients and elderly people for telemedical and homecare services
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 The main objective of this project is the achievement of an integrated system, mainly composed  GSM/GPRS or a telephonic line to the database server of the Regional Telemonitoring Centre.  network of transducers (RPT) includes a medical device for vital signs (ECG, heart rate 

Context-aware QoS provisioning in an m-health service platform
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 The BAN consists of a sensor-system (containing sensors to measure, for example, ECG and Sophie's activity), a  A local ad-hoc communication network (eg, Bluetooth) connects the sensor-system, GPS module and the MBU.  This constitutes an m-health tele-monitoring service. 

Development of telemonitoring system for PCG by telephone transmission
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 lead to heart sound changes and heart murmur generation is able to be found by heart auscultation before abnormal ECG signal generating  portable and telemonitoring system device capable of robust and reliable analysis of heart sounds is not only justified but highly desirable 

A simple and low-cost Internet-based teleconsultation system that could effectively solve the health care access problems in underserved areas of developing
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 As an integral part of the system, a windows-type graphical user interface is designed to provide the users with several menu options by using which dif- ferent medical data such as pulse rate, blood pres- sure, body temperature, glucose level, ECG record, ultrasound image 

Personal monitor for evaluation of human functional state
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 Scanferlato JL, Giordano A., Comazzi F., Ferrari M., Andrews D., Johnson P., Capomolla S., Mortara A. Home Telemonitoring of Chronic Heart Failure Patients: Novel System Architecture of  Wearable approach for continuous ECG and activity patient monitoring // Proc. 

Design and implementation of an embedded remote ECG measurement system
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 Chen and Ya-Nan Lin, Adjustable 60Hz Noise Reduction and ECG Signal Amplification  Fernandez-Delgado, M.; Fraga, S.; Lama, M.; Vila, J.; Intelligent telemonitoring of critical  implementation of browser/server environment-based hospital information search system (BS- 

Monitoring of physiological signs using telemonitoring system
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 The paper presents telemonitoring system for distant moni- toring of physiological signs. The system is designed as modular system content input modules for monitoring various vital signs like ECG, NIBP and oxygen saturation, control module and telecommunication modules 

Integration of reliable sensor data stream management into digital libraries
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 Critical Detection Alarm Processes Blood Pressure Sensor ECG Sensor  Fig. 1. Example of Distributed Data Stream Processing for Telemonitoring  2 presents a core data stream ser- vice of the infrastructure, called Information Filter System, developed at ETH. Sect. 

A basic platform for the study of a wireless health telemonitoring system
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 So one objective of this paper is to report on a project that attempts in implementing the concept of medical telemonitoring by configuring a prototype model of the ECG signal telemonitoring system using readily available components and Mobile Devices 802.15. 

Communication technologies for improvement of pacemaker therapy
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 of diagnostic data via the analog tele- phone line to a TTM service center, which then relays the data to a physician . The patient can initiate transmission of his/her surface ECG or any  [3] Hutten H. Evaluation of an advanced cardiac telemonitoring system for multicenter 

Task-dependent adaptability of remote recorder in a cardiac surveillance network
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 [1] Balasz G, Kozmann G, Vassanyi I. Intelligent Cardiac Telemonitoring System. Proc. Computers in Cardiology 2004;31:745-8, Oefinger M, Moody GB, Krieger M, Mark RG. System for Remote Multi-Channel Real-Time Monitoring of ECG via the Internet. Proc. 

Real Time Medical Telemonitoring of da Vinci Surgical System
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CA Bulucea, MC Popescu, CA Bulucea ,Proceedings of the 8th WSEAS Real Time Medical Telemonitoring of da Vinci Surgical System  such as: blood pressure, oxygen saturation, body temperature, cardiac rhythm, respiratory rhythm, pH data, ECG channel, fetal  is the leading company in the field of digital surgery with its da Vinci Surgical System. 

Wealthy, a wearable health-care system: new frontier on etextile
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 Finally bioelectric potentials related to cardiac or skeletal muscle activity (ECG, EMC) have been faithfully recorded by metal based fabric  While a simple telemonitoring system would just transmit or record real-time physiological signs, the WEALTHY system will be able to 

A post cardiac surgery home-monitoring system
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LC Mion, D. Hudock, and G. Litman, Telemonitoring of Heart  [18] AJ Sixsmith, An evaluation of an intelligent home monitoring system, Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, vol. 

Parameter Extractor For The Intelligent Home Healthcare Embedded System
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 However, most of these systems only provide telemonitoring services or basic information about  Finally, these parameters will be sent to our expert system with updatable knowledge  By studying the Electrocardiogram (ECG), valuable information about the health status of the 

Comparison of ECG Beat Classification methods on a Mobile System
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The evolution of telecommunications helped the development of several systems with focus on the ECG telemonitoring of patients, allowing them to stay at home, instead of in a hospital in various situations. It helps to reduce 

Improving interpretability: combined use of LVQ and ARTMAP in decision support
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using  Since 2003, he also collaborates with the Biomath Lab (IASI-CNR), for the development of the IST project HEARTS (health early alarm recognition and telemonitoring system). 

Data stream management and digital library processes on top of a hyperdatabase and grid infrastructure
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 This telemonitoring system is one of the information providers of the underlying medical digital libraries. Pa- tients are equipped with an array of sensors, as for example the LifeShirt-System that continuously measure the patient's body signals (eg, ECG). 

A Proposition for Low Cost Preventive Cardiology for Rural Health Care System
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 Wen, Chuxiong Ding, Zijing Cui, Fenghua Tina, Bo Yu, Bing Dai, Jupeng Zhang, A Portable ECG and Blood Pressure Telemonitoring System-Design and  Fig. 1 Block schematic diagram of the wireless tele-monitoring system including the signal acquisition unit (DACU) 

Embedded Biotelemetry System for Home Care monitoring
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 There was for both selected OEM modules (ECG 100, ChipOx – SpO2) designed and realized circuits for  can be used in many applications of telemedicine, mainly as the system of monitoring  This network can be used in the field of telemonitoring for example disabled people 

An environmental multiagent architecture for health management
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A portable ECG and blood pressure telemonitoring system, design and devel- opment aspects of a cost-effective system for home-care telemedicine applications. 

Home Care and Health Maintenance Systems
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 However most of these systems only provide telemonitoring services or a basic information  like wavelet transforms [4]. Finally these parameters are sent to expert system with updatable  By studying the electrocardiogram (ECG) valuable information about the health status of the 

Telemonitoring of the elderly at home: Real-time pervasive follow-up of daily routine, automatic detection of outliers and drifts
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 This feature is very important to ensure the user's comfort but also to make him/her forget the telemonitoring system.  Embedded sensors (eg sewed within a cloth) may provide physiological (ECG, respiratory frequency, skin temperature) or actimetric data (posture, fall via 3D 

The need for rules of engagement applied to wireless body area networks
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 Consistent with the latter, we put forward the idea that wearable telemonitoring systems offer opportunities to  The system should also record the identification number of each sensor from which data are  Consider a situation where an ECG sensor on a patient has begun to fail at 

Development of wireless body area network based on J2ME for m-health applications
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 have been developed for different biosignals, including glucometers, tensiometers, electrocardiograms (ECG), pulse-oximeters  So, the system can benefit from the computing power of these devices  been proposed in the literature to solve the problem of medical telemonitoring. 

Review of the ISO/IEEE 11073-PoCMDC standard for medical device interoperability and its applicability in home and ambulatory telemonitoring scenarios
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 In addition, telemonitored patients can continue to live in their own homes with the subsequent  Among the most advanced applications are the telemonitoring of diabetic patients , heart patients  ie, blood pressure or heart rate) and other biomedical signals (eg, ECG signals) to 

Feasibility study of a non invasive Cardiac Rhythm Management System
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 The results indicate the viability of the system for commercial purposes. Index Terms – Cardiac rhythm management, remote tele-monitoring, smart phones, wireless ECG sensors. 1. Introduction Cardiac rhythm disorders impact millions of people each year. 

Adaptive processing of bioelectric abdominal signals to improve the reliability of fetal hometelemonitoring
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 of telemonitoring the remote channel is assumed to work on-line, so the monitoring session will be  Workstation can be used to set up the system, to create paper documentation as well as to  is used to determine the maternal heart rate and to suppress the maternal ECG in the 

A wireless application that monitors ECG signals on-line: architecture and performance
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Cardiology –ECG transmission by Mobile Phone.  Rodrguez, J., Goñi A., Illarramendi, A. 2003. Classifying ECG in an On-Line Monitoring System. Submitted for Publication. 

An electrocardiogram (ECG) domain ontology
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 communication technologies, new services in Healthcare have been provided, standing out remote reporting and telemonitoring. In this context the ECG has a key usefulness. However, the diversity of biomedical data combined to heterogeneous information systems have been 

LOW COST HARDWARE IMPLEMENTATION FOR ECG TELEMONITORING SYSTEM.
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P Dhage, P Kasliwal ABSTRACT This Paper focuses on the implementation of low cost hardware system for transmission of the Electro cardiac (ECG) signal of a subject. Communication between a client side mobile phone and a remote doctor's side smart-phone consultation unit is 

Design of Real Time Vital Signs Telemonitoring System
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XQ Han  Considering the telemonitoring system with audio/video chat needs high transfer speed, we utilize the UDP as the network protocol.  The physiology data are parsed as ECG, blood pressure, temperature, SpO2 and respiration, and audio/video data are decompressed and 

NM TELEMONITORING
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 Real time personal ECG monitoring, as an impor- tant application of telemonitoring system, requi- res devices  Moreover, our monitoring system is general enough to enable a wide range of biosignals monitoring and analysis, eg ECG, EEG, EMG aso ECG tele-monitoring of a 

A Real-time Physiological Parameters Telemonitoring System with the Internet Audio/Video Chatting Function
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X Han, H Li, L Liu, Y Li  At present, most of telemonitoring systems only have single parameter (eg ECG telemonitoring), which based on C/S mode.[1-3] Clients upload physiological data to the server, and doctors download it from server for diagnosis. 

ECG HOLTER RECORDER VIA MOBILE PHONE
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P Kaewfoongrungsie, N Theera-Umpon  This motivates the ECG telemonitoring system [1 4]. Besides mobile phones, other wireless technologies have also been applied, eg, wireless sensor networks [5], bluetooth [6], and PDA [7]. The concept of this research is to design and build a low-cost portable digital 

An Intelligent Latticed Model of Telemonitoring System
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Y Yang, M Chen, J Liao, C Hu  Besides this, the doctor can send remote commands to monitoring terminals, including start blood pressure measurement and switch ECG leads.  5. Conclusion In this paper, we have presented a kind of latticed model based on the utility of the telemonitoring system. 

Compressed Sensing for Energy-Efficient Wireless Telemonitoring of Non-Invasive FetalECG via Block Sparse Bayesian Learning
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 reconstruction stage is completed on workstations/computers at remote receiving terminals. Based on a real-time ECG telemonitoring system, Mamaghanian et al. [10] showed that when using a sparse binary matrix as the sensing 

The Use of Inexpensive Cell Phones in Telemedicine
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SM Dehghan, M Rajabpour, MA Khalilzadeh ,khi.ac.ir  in any telemonitoring method. One of the extensive fields dealing with a broad audience is telegeriatric. According to [1, 2-4, 8], in the field of telegeriatric signals such as SpO2, HRV, PPG, ECG, temperature, acceleration and EMG can be suitable vital signals for the system. 

AN INNOVATIVE WIRELESS TELECARDIOLOGIAL MONITORING SYSTEM
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M Braecklein ,corscience.es  Once the ECG reading has been transmitted, the relay station switches the wireless near-field communication from the ECG chest strap to the wireless far-field communication and then to the EHR4.  The EHR is especially adapted to the needs of a telemonitoring system. 

Telemedicine: New Approach to Modern Education of Medical Electronics
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 different modules in each posi- tion, for example different input modules (ECG, pulse oxy  of more sophisticated projects in the field of assistive technologies, smart homes, telemonitoring etc  The whole system (both hardware and software parts) is designed as open project which 

GPRS Based HealthCare Telemonitoring System
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 GPRS Based HealthCare Telemonitoring System  The signal acquisition process is performed by attaching the ECG electrodes and the temperature sensor , LED and Photo detector to the patient's body at designated place as is normally done  Figure 1: Tele monitoring System 

Telemonitoring in Cardiology-ECG Transmission by Mobile Phone
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 area. The disadvantage of this system is a very limited area of the covered signal. On  YUGOSLAVIA Telemonitoring in Cardiology - ECG Transmission by Mobile Phone W 63 The paper describes the new way of ECG telemonitoring. By 

Tele-Health ECG Monitoring System: A Low Cost Approach
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MBI Reaz ,sahi.org.sa  Thus, the objective for this project, which is real time implementation of Electrocardiogram (ECG) G. Schreier, P. Kastner, and M. Schaldach, Cardiac telemonitoring by integrating 

TELEMON–Integrated System For Real Time Telemonitoring of Patients and Eldery People
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 The main objective of this project is the achievement of an integrated system, mainly composed  or a telephonic line to the da- tabase server of the Regional Telemonitoring Centre.  personal network of transducers (RPT) includes a medical device for vital signs (ECG, heart rate 

Electronic Health ECG Monitoring System
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H Le ,shenzi.cs.uct.ac.za  2.1 Related work There are numerous tele-monitoring systems that range from basic pulse monitors and Holter ECG monitors to sophisticated and expensive implantable sensors (CardioMEMS). Systems like the Holter device 

M Reynolds1, M Galarraga2, L Serrano2
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 In addition, telemonitored patients can continue to live in their own homes with the  Among the most advanced applications are the telemonitoring of diabetic patients1, heart patients2-4  eg blood pressure or heart rate) and other biomedical signals (eg ECG signals), recording 

ECG QUALITY EVALUATION BASED ON WAVELET MULTI-SCALE ENTROPY
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 technology . Common portable equipments such as mobile phones, watches, sensors of remote ECG monitoring systems and many other devices have been progressively implemented in this field and regarded as new platform for ECG signal acquisition and analysis [3]. As 

Remote Health Monitoring Systems for High Risk Patients
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 Appropriate solution for delivering health care everywhere in the world, thus expanding telemedicine benefits, applications, and services is the use of a portable wireless health monitoring and alarm system.  Telemonitoring in Cardiology - ECG Transmission by 

GSM-BASED MOBILE HEALTH SYSTEM
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Telecommunication Union, Geneva, Switzerland Summary: GSM-bascd mobile health system is a beyond state-of-the-art portabie wireless telehealth appliance for on-line telemonitoring of patients' vital cardiovascular parameters (pulse, blood pressure, ECG) by physicians 

Real Time Patient Tele-monitoring System Using LabVIEW
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MB Mehta, MD Rengarajan, MA Prasad  Index Terms-LabVIEW, Patient tele-monitoring,Electrocardiogram, Heart rate,SPO2, Phonocardiogram, Temperature, Patient monitoring  [1] Remote patient telemonitoring system using Java  phone enables doctors to monitor the vital biosignal such as ECG, Respiration, SPO2 .


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