Design and implementation of Chest Disease Diagnostic and Monitoring system

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Design and implementation of Chest Disease Diagnostic and Monitoring system

Background to the Study

Telemedicine is the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve patient’s health status. Telemedicine is a newest technology which combining telecommunication and information technology for medical purposes Joyce (2011). It gives a new way to deliver health care services when the distance between the doctor and patient is significantly away. Rural area will get the benefit from this application. Patient monitoring is one of the telemedicine, which always needs improvement to make it better. It is vital to care in operating and emergency rooms, intensive care and critical care units. It is also important for respiratory therapy, recovery rooms, out-patient care, radiology, ambulatory, home and sleep screening applications

The advantages of a patient monitoring system are it can reduce the risk of infection and other complication in order to make the patients comfortable. Furthermore, implement of patient monitoring in hospitals might reduce the costs in terms of installation and also maintenance of wiring

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