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Advanced decision support system for older adults
Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.
Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.
University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Mälardalen University, School of Innovation, Design and Engineering, Embedded Systems.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1940-1747
2015 (English)In: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, vol. 211, 2015, 235-240 p.Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Decision support systems are rapidly becoming part of today's healthcare delivery. The paradigm has shifted from traditional and manual recording to computer-based electronic records and, further, to handheld devices as versatile and innovative healthcare monitoring systems. The current study focuses on interpreting multiple physical signs and early warning for hospitalized older adults so that severe consequences can be minimized. Data from a total of 30 patients have been collated in New Zealand Hospitals under local and national ethics approvals. The system records blood pressure, heart rate (pulse), oxygen saturation (SpO2), ear temperature and blood glucose levels from hospitalized patients and transfers this information to a web-based software application for remote monitoring and further interpretation. Ultimately, this system is aimed to achieve a high level of agreement with clinicians' interpretation when assessing specific physical signs such as bradycardia, tachycardia, hypertension, hypotension, hypoxemia, fever and hypothermia and to generate early warnings. 

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2015. 235-240 p.
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Medical Engineering
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URN: urn:nbn:se:mdh:diva-28792DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-516-6-235Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-84939219860ISBN: 9781614995159 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:mdh-28792DiVA: diva2:849321
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12th International Conference on Wearable Micro and Nano Technologies for Personalized Health, pHealth 2015, 2 June 2015 through 4 June 2015
Available from: 2015-08-28 Created: 2015-08-28 Last updated: 2015-08-28Bibliographically approved

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