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Vital Role of Wireless Sensor Network in Healthcare

Abhishek Kumar Singh, Ravi Kumar Sharma, Rakesh Joon

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Today wireless sensor networks technology has become very popular and showing its remarkable advantages in medical area. In medical healthcare, WSN are considered as a key research area. Here, we have categorized the sensor networks for healthcare system which are: Collection of long-term databases of clinical data, Monitoring of patients in clinical settings, Home and elderly care center monitoring for chronic and elderly patients. Through which we can easily observe the patient condition either the patient is present in clinic or at home. In critical situation we can also take care of patient as well as easily find out the doctors any kind of medical help by using telemonitoring and tracking application of WSN. In this paper, we have discussed about some WSN technologies which are using nowadays and proving that how much their existence is helpful for living a long life, i.e., AICOs, HipGuard, Ultrabadge system, iPackage and CodeBlue, etc. These are some those technologies which are playing a very important role in our daily life and making our life easier and better inspite of in the presence of many dangerous diseases. In the near future, we will see the vast implementation and discoveries of WSN in medical healthcare area.

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