Remote temperature monitoring device using a multiple patients-coordinator set design approach

Cheng S. Chin*, William Atmodihardjo, Lok W. Woo, Ehsan Mesbahi

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Abstract

This paper aims to develop a prototype for a web-based wireless remote temperature monitoring device for patients. This device uses a patient and coordinator set design approach involving the measurement, transmission, receipt and recording of patients’ temperatures via the MiWi wireless network. The results of experimental tests on the proposed system indicated a wider distance coverage and reasonable temperature resolution and standard deviation. The system could display the temperature and patient information remotely via a graphical-user interface as shown in the tests on three healthy participants. By continuously monitoring participants’ temperatures, this device will likely improve the quality of the health care of the patients in normal ward as less human workload is involved.

Original languageEnglish
Article number4
JournalROBOMECH Journal
Volume2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Feb 2015
Externally publishedYes

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