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Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, International Workshop on (2006)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A
Apr. 3, 2006 to Apr. 5, 2006
ISBN: 0-7695-2547-4
pp: 13-18
Omer Aziz , Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology,Imperial College London
Benny Lo , Department of Computing, Imperial College London
Guang-Zhong Yang , Department of Computing, Imperial College London
Rachel King , Department of Computing, Imperial College London
Ara Darzi , Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London
ABSTRACT
Patients recovering from abdominal surgery are at risk of complications due to reduced mobility as a result of post-operative pain. The ability to pervasively monitor the recovery of this group of patients and identify those at risk of developing complications is therefore clinically desirable, which may result in an early intervention to prevent adverse outcomes. This paper describes the development and evaluation of a pervasive network of body sensors developed for monitoring the recovery of post-operative patients both in the hospital and homecare settings.
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CITATION

R. King, G. Yang, B. Lo, O. Aziz and A. Darzi, "Pervasive Body Sensor Network: An Approach to Monitoring the Post-operative Surgical Patient," BSN 2006. International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks(BSN), Cambridge, MA, 2006, pp. 13-18.
doi:10.1109/BSN.2006.43
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