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Smart Device for Close-Monitoring in Elder Care

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dc.contributor.author Priyashantha, AMC
dc.contributor.author Hewarajage, SR
dc.contributor.author Rathugamage, KN
dc.contributor.author Vithanage, MVPK
dc.contributor.author Viththahan, M
dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-13T12:00:59Z
dc.date.available 2020-02-13T12:00:59Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri http://ir.kdu.ac.lk/handle/345/2549
dc.description.abstract Elder care is an area in modern society where a series of issues are encountered. There is a feasibility to find solutions pertaining to the issues of elder care by using wearable sensors and telemonitoring devices. This paper will discuss monitoring of critical diagnosis parameters of the elders who are bedridden using Internet of Things (IOT). A survey was conducted to identify the environmental factors which affect the elder care service and the management of sudden accident and making alarm under conditions of emergency. It was identified from the survey that blood pressure, body temperature, pulse rate, heart rhythm and Electro Cardio Graph (ECG) are highly important for diagnosis procedure by doctors. In the same way this parameter can be obtained via telemedicine even though the doctor is a long distance away from the patient. Further, elder care service providers can monitor many elders from a long distance by checking critical environmental factors such temperature, humidity and fall detection by using IOT. All these requirements can be fulfilled by confining all sensors in a wearable jacket. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Eldercare en_US
dc.subject Wearable Sensors en_US
dc.subject IOT en_US
dc.title Smart Device for Close-Monitoring in Elder Care en_US
dc.type Article Abstract en_US
dc.identifier.journal KDU-IRC en_US
dc.identifier.pgnos 63-66 en_US


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