Background and Need for wearable monitoring. Need/Scope for wearable monitoring.Basics of common biomedical signals, basic parameters in physiological monitoring Source of data for wearable device: Electronic signals, Physical movements, Sweat, Tear, Sound, Breath, Basic sensors/transducers
Wearable Devices for Healthcare Types of Wearable Medical DevicesRehabilitation and Clinic or Ward based wearable devices. Point of care Devices or Home HealthCombination of Monitoring and Therapeutics. Type of measurement: Absolute measurement and Relative measurement. Non-invasive monitoring and subcutaneous monitoring. Differentiation between commercial monitoring (such as Fitbit, Apple Watch, etc.,) versus medical-grade monitoring.
Technologies in Wearable HealthInternet of Things, Cloud computing and Telemedicine systems. Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Wearable Technology. Framework for integration with digital networks
Data Validation and Management in Wearables Devices. Potential interference factors that affect the reliability of wearable sensors. Data standards for interoperability Privacy, Security & Ethics
Applications: Current and Futuristic Healthcare monitoring embedded in clothing and wearable accessories.Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in Wearable Healthcare devices; Health Gamification. Non-conventional Applications: Sports medicine, Space Health, Mental Health, Oral Health, Defence
Eugenijus Kaniusas, Biomedical Signals and Sensors I, Linking Physiological Phenomena and Biosignals, Springer,
Edward Sazonov and Michael R. Neuman, Wearable Sensors: Fundamentals, Implementation and Applications, Elsevier Science, 2020.
Alan Godfrey and Stan Stuart, Digital Health Exploring Use and Integration of Wearables, Elsevier Science, 2021.
Manuel Cardona, Vijender Kumar Solanki, and Cecilia E. Garca Cena,Internet of Medical Things Paradigm of Wearable Devices, Taylor & Francis, 2021.
Peer-reviewed literature on various topics.
White papers from various wearable health device companies
6 credits - Lecture
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