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Real-Time Pervasive Monitoring for Postoperative Care , Louis Atallah1

Summary: Real-Time Pervasive Monitoring for Postoperative Care
Benny Lo1
, Louis Atallah1
, Omer Aziz2
, Mohammed El ElHew1
, Ara Darzi2
and Guang-Zhong Yang1
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology
Imperial College London
Abstract--Post surgical care is an important part of the
surgical recovery process. With the introduction of minimally
invasive surgery (MIS), the recovery time of patients has been
shortened significantly. This has led to a shift of postoperative
care from hospital to home environment. To prevent the oc-
currence of adverse events, the care of these patients is mainly
relied on routine visits by home-care nurses. This type of epi-
sodic examination can only capture a snapshot of the overall


Source: Atallah, Louis - Department of Computing, Imperial College, London


Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences