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Radar-based sleep stage classification in children undergoing polysomnography: a pilot-study

R. de Goederen, S. Pu, M. Silos Viu, D. Doan, S. Overeem, W.A. Serdijn, K.F.M. Joosten, X. Long, J. Dudink
2021 Sleep Medicine  
Although the current performance is not sufficient for clinical use yet, UWB radar is a promising method for non-contact sleep analysis in children.  ...  Unobtrusive monitoring of sleep and sleep disorders in children presents challenges. We investigated the possibility of using Ultra-Wide band (UWB) radar to measure sleep in children.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was done in part in the Eindhoven MedTech Innovation Center (e/MTIC). Conflict of interest No competing interests to declare.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sleep.2021.03.022 pmid:33866298 fatcat:v7uwpx2tevfkrl6qgribatzo5u

Can Radar Remote Life Sensing Technology Help Combat COVID-19?

Shekh M. M. Islam, Francesco Fioranelli, Victor M. Lubecke
2021 Frontiers in Communications and Networks  
This paper explores potential applications for radar-based non-contact remote respiration sensing technology that may help to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, and outlines potential advantages that may also  ...  Governments around the world have issued orders for travel bans, social distancing, and lockdown to control the spread of the virus and prevent strain on hospitals.  ...  A clinical study was performed to monitor patients with sleep apnea problems using radar sensors in conjunction with traditional sensors .  ... 
doi:10.3389/frcmn.2021.648181 fatcat:uxdtsr4fnnhslavkqwqqf4dxeq

A Review on Wearable and Contactless Sensing for COVID-19 With Policy Challenges

Sagar Suresh Kumar, Kia Dashtipour, Qammer H. Abbasi, Muhammad A. Imran, Wasim Ahmad
2021 Frontiers in Communications and Networks  
In the respiratory system, the vital signs are the respiratory rate (RR) and oxygen saturation (SpO2), while for the latter, they are the heart rate/rhythm and the blood pressure (BP).  ...  These two types of technologies are discussed and compared for each vital sign.  ...  Israel recently adapted military radar systems for contactless monitoring of COVID-19 patients in hospitals (Ahronheim, 2020) .  ... 
doi:10.3389/frcmn.2021.636293 fatcat:qcxefh5n5bfw3mj2dvfx2fovke

TOTAL HEALTH: Toward Continuous Personal Monitoring [chapter]

Wenyao Xu, Ming-Chun Huang
2015 Wearable Electronics Sensors  
For example, e-health can mean the application of electronic health record systems in hospitals, i.e. hospital information systems (HIS), radiological information systems (RIS), picture archive and communications  ...  In a broader sense, the term characterizes not only a technical development, but also a state-of-mind, a way of thinking, an attitude, and a commitment for networked, global thinking, to improve health  ...  A technology that is currently being investigated is a Doppler radar to measure human vital signs [16] . It is a non-contact autonomous vital sign monitoring system, called Smart Radio (Figure 3 ).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-18191-2_2 fatcat:3kfskv37qbamnixmnfrepfnfgy

Vital Sign Monitoring in Car Seats Based on Electrocardiography, Ballistocardiography and Seismocardiography: A Review

Michaela Sidikova, Radek Martinek, Aleksandra Kawala-Sterniuk, Martina Ladrova, Rene Jaros, Lukas Danys, Petr Simonik
2020 Sensors  
In addition, a comprehensive overview of other methods of vital sign monitoring, such as camera-based systems or steering wheel sensors, is also presented in this article.  ...  Furthermore, this work contains a very thorough background study on advanced signal processing methods and their potential application for the purpose of vital sign monitoring in cars, which is prone to  ...  In Radar Systems Radar devices can be used in non-intrusive situations to monitor vital signs.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20195699 pmid:33036313 pmcid:PMC7582509 fatcat:zzbo52fudvc4tm5ynw3giqf2mm

Impact of using data from electronic protocols in nursing performance management: a qualitative interview study

Joanna Hope, Peter Griffiths, Paul E. Schmidt, Alejandra Recio‐Saucedo, Gary B. Smith
2019 Journal of Nursing Management  
Interviewees described a loss of autonomy but acknowledged the EWS system sometimes flagged unexpected patient deterioration.  ...  To explore the impact of using electronic data in performance management to improve nursing compliance with a protocol.  ...  in medical wards to 3.9 in older people's wards.  ... 
doi:10.1111/jonm.12858 pmid:31482604 pmcid:PMC6919414 fatcat:bwuva5cc4rdebpflnkx56mx53y

A Systematic Review of Non-Contact Sensing for Developing a Platform to Contain COVID-19

Muhammad Bilal Khan, Zhiya Zhang, Lin Li, Wei Zhao, Mohammed Ali Mohammed Al Hababi, Xiaodong Yang, Qammer H. Abbasi
2020 Micromachines  
To obtain an effective and feasible solution from existing platforms, this study identifies the existing methods used for human activity and health monitoring in a non-contact manner.  ...  This study proposes a non-contact sensing platform for the early diagnosis of COVID-19 symptoms and monitoring of the human activities and health during the isolation or quarantine period.  ...  In this review, a comprehensive study of various platforms used for early diagnosis of vital signs, human activity monitoring and health is presented.  ... 
doi:10.3390/mi11100912 pmid:33008018 pmcid:PMC7599929 fatcat:hb2jlul4zjerrkewigqeq7fbv4

Review of the efficacy of infrared thermography for screening infectious diseases with applications to COVID-19

Kosar Khaksari, Thien Nguyen, Brian Y. Hill, John Perrault, Viswanath Gorti, Emily Blick, Tomas Gonzalez Cano, Babak Shadgan, Timothy Quang, Ravi Malpani, Amir H. Gandjbakhche
2021 Journal of Medical Imaging  
Approach: A literature review was performed in Google Scholar, PubMed, and ScienceDirect to search for studies evaluating IRT screening from 2002 to present using relevant keywords.  ...  Additional literature searches were done to evaluate IRT in comparison to traditional core body temperature measurements and assess the benefits of measuring additional vital signs for infectious disease  ...  Babak Shadgan holds a Scholar Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.  ... 
doi:10.1117/1.jmi.8.s1.010901 pmid:33786335 pmcid:PMC7995646 fatcat:ztq4nm3ruvabbibgmealz2jmvy

The Importance of Respiratory Rate Monitoring: From Healthcare to Sport and Exercise

Andrea Nicolò, Carlo Massaroni, Emiliano Schena, Massimo Sacchetti
2020 Sensors  
Respiratory rate is a fundamental vital sign that is sensitive to different pathological conditions (e.g., adverse cardiac events, pneumonia, and clinical deterioration) and stressors, including emotional  ...  We have identified thirteen monitoring goals where the use of the respiratory rate is invaluable, and for each of them we have described suitable sensors and techniques to monitor respiratory rate in specific  ...  respiratory systems for patient monitoring in hospitals.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20216396 pmid:33182463 pmcid:PMC7665156 fatcat:7zc5n3zhpfba7d5d5asr6szeue

Application of AI and IoT in Clinical Medicine: Summary and Challenges

Zhao-xia Lu, Peng Qian, Dan Bi, Zhe-wei Ye, Xuan He, Yu-hong Zhao, Lei Su, Si-liang Li, Zheng-long Zhu
2021 Current Medical Science  
In addition, the in-depth integration of AI and IoT technology enables the gradual improvement of medical diagnosis and treatment capabilities so as to provide services to the public in a more effective  ...  The application of artificial intelligence (AI) technology in the medical field has experienced a long history of development.  ...  Fig. 5 shows a schematic diagram for monitoring the vital signs of patients in a non-contact manner [80] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11596-021-2486-z pmid:34939144 pmcid:PMC8693843 fatcat:3g3qpksktjhv5koqs3i7ylco7y

Unobtrusive Vital Sign Monitoring in Automotive Environments—A Review

Steffen Leonhardt, Lennart Leicht, Daniel Teichmann
2018 Sensors  
Finally, this review also provides an overview of automotive demonstrators for vital sign monitoring.  ...  This review provides an overview of unobtrusive monitoring techniques that could be used to monitor some of the human vital signs (i.e., heart activity, breathing activity, temperature and potentially  ...  Therefore, technologies for unobtrusive and contact-free monitoring of vital signs have attracted a lot of attention in recent years [3] [4] [5] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18093080 pmid:30217062 pmcid:PMC6163776 fatcat:mlt53o43mfdbjfvuvqruilcmxa

Non-Contact Vital Sign Monitoring in the Clinic

Mauricio Villarroel, Joao Jorge, Chris Pugh, Lionel Tarassenko
2017 2017 12th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face & Gesture Recognition (FG 2017)  
Non-contact measurement of oxygen saturation with an RGB camera. Pugh. Non-contact video-based vital sign monitoring using ambient light and auto-regressive models.  ...  Current monitoring systems available to track changes in the vital signs of patients (such as heart rate, respiratory rate or peripheral oxygen saturation ( 2 )) require adhesive electrodes or sensors  ...  In addition, radar-based or laser systems are complex and non-mobile, reducing their applicability to vital-sign monitoring in clinical settings.  ... 
doi:10.1109/fg.2017.43 dblp:conf/fgr/VillarroelJPT17 fatcat:n6gzfcfyondipcdkstic57blie

Illuminating the dark spaces of healthcare with ambient intelligence

Albert Haque, Arnold Milstein, Li Fei-Fei
2020 Nature  
In hospital spaces, early applications could soon enable more efficient clinical workflows and improved patient safety in intensive care units and operating rooms.  ...  In daily living spaces, ambient intelligence could prolong the independence of older individuals and improve the management of individuals with a chronic disease by understanding everyday behaviour.  ...  For example, sensors can measure vital signs from a distance 146 . While convenient, such knowledge could potentially be used to infer private medical conditions.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2669-y pmid:32908264 fatcat:fj5mnqkk4nglnfh3scmm7y6zou

Detecting Vital Signs with Wearable Wireless Sensors

Tuba Yilmaz, Robert Foster, Yang Hao
2010 Sensors  
Thus, such vital-sign monitoring systems will reduce health-care costs by disease prevention and enhance the quality of life with disease management.  ...  In this paper, recent progress in non-invasive monitoring technologies for chronic disease management is reviewed.  ...  The main goal of textile-based systems is to develop a wearable and washable garment for monitoring vital signs data; they are usually aimed at cardiac, asthma and sleep apnea patients.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s101210837 pmid:22163501 pmcid:PMC3231103 fatcat:swkvzy67jfbapjrnugyyqp2gqm

A Survey of Challenges and Opportunities in Sensing and Analytics for Cardiovascular Disorders [article]

Nathan C. Hurley and Erica S. Spatz and Harlan M. Krumholz and Roozbeh Jafari and Bobak J. Mortazavi
2019 arXiv   pre-print
To overcome this bias towards data from acute care settings, there is a need for longitudinal monitoring in patients with cardiovascular disorders.  ...  Longitudinal monitoring can provide a more comprehensive picture of patient health, allowing for more informed decision making.  ...  There are needs to extend such sensing systems to a variety of environments. Work by Li et al. explore the use of radar technology for vital sign monitoring [54] .  ... 
arXiv:1908.06170v1 fatcat:wpiq4und5zeuhjl57ltdqic7wu
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