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Título: Wireless body sensor design for intra-vaginal temperature monitoring
Autor: Garcia, João F. R.
Caldeira, J.M.L.P.
Rodrigues, Joel J. P. C.
Palavras-chave: Body sensor networks
Wireless biosensor
Temperature monitoring
Data: 2010
Citação: GARCIA, João F. R.; CALDEIRA, João M. L. P. ; RODRIGUES, Joel J. P. C. - Wireless body sensor design for intra-vaginal temperature monitoring. In International Conference on Body Area Networks, 1, Corfu, 2010. [S.l.:s.n.]. p 208-213
Resumo: Sensor nodes are small devices able to collect and retrieve sensorial data. The use of these sensors for medical purposes offers valuable contributions to improve patients’ healthcare, both for diagnosis and therapeutics monitoring. An important and common parameter used on healthcare diagnosis is the body temperature. It is monitored on several matters related with gynecological and obstetrics issues but, usually it is measure at the skin surface. Then, this paper proposes the design concepts of a new intra-body sensor for long-term intra-vaginal temperature collection. The embedded IEEE 802.15.4 communication module allows the integration of this sensor in wireless sensor networks for remote data access and monitoring. It is presented the sensor architecture, the construction of the corresponding testbed, and its performance evaluation. This sensor may be used on several applications, including fertile and ovulation period detection, and preterm labor prevention.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.11/1444
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