Tele-monitoring techniques to support recovery at home for survivors of a critical illness

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2012 IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology, ISSPIT 2012, 2012, pp. 101 - 106
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This paper proposes and explores the design of a system that includes sensor-based procedures and techniques for remote physiological sensing and functional assessment for these individuals. The remote monitoring (e.g. heart rate, SpOz level) and assessment system (6-minute walk test) was developed to support the recovery of survivors following a critical illness after their hospital discharge. The paper suggests a new model of care, through a clinician-patient remote monitoring loop, that will enable minimisation of the cost of frequent home visits and allow patients to recover safely in their home environment. © 2012 IEEE.
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