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Wireless Telemedicine and Applications

  1. Research Article

    Secure and Efficient Data Transmission over Body Sensor and Wireless Networks

    This paper addresses the transmission of medical and context-aware data from mobile patients to healthcare centers over heterogeneous wireless networks. A handheld device, called personal wireless hub (PWH), o...

    Narasimha Challa, Hasan Çam and Madhur Sikri

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2008 2008:291365

    Published on: 16 March 2008

  2. Research Article

    Continuous Drug Infusion for Diabetes Therapy: A Closed-Loop Control System Design

    While a typical way for diabetes therapy is discrete insulin infusion based on long-time interval measurement, in this paper, we design a closed-loop control system for continuous drug infusion to improve the ...

    Jiming Chen, Kejie Cao, Youxian Sun, Yang Xiao and Xu(Kevin) Su

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:495185

    Published on: 25 December 2007

  3. Research Article

    Activity-Oriented Design of Health Pal: A Smart Phone for Elders' Healthcare Support

    Wireless telephones and personal digital assistants are emerging, as the information hubs connect their human users with assorted electronic devices and the World Wide Web. As such, they quickly become the de fac...

    John K. Zao, Shih-Chen Fan, Ming-Hui Wen, Chun-Tang Hsu, Chung-Hoo Hung, Shang-Hwa Hsu and Ming-Chuen Chuang

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:582194

    Published on: 24 December 2007

  4. Research Article

    Development of Long-Range and High-Speed Wireless LAN for the Transmission of Telemedicine from Disaster Areas

    A computer network is indispensable for realizing the use of telemedicine. Recently, experiments to provide telemedicine to residents in remote places over a broadband Internet access have been reported. Howev...

    Masayuki Nakamura, Shoshin Kubota, Hideaki Takagi, Kiyoshi Einaga, Masashi Yokoyama, Katsuto Mochizuki, Masaomi Takizawa and Sumio Murase

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:724010

    Published on: 16 December 2007

  5. Research Article

    Clear Channel Assessment in Integrated Medical Environments

    Complementary WLAN and WPAN technologies as well as other wireless technologies will play a fundamental role in the medical environments to support ubiquitous healthcare delivery. This paper investigates clear...

    Bin Zhen, Huan-Bang Li, Shinsuke Hara and Ryuji Kohno

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:821756

    Published on: 13 December 2007

  6. Research Article

    Temperature-Aware Routing for Telemedicine Applications in Embedded Biomedical Sensor Networks

    Biomedical sensors, called invivo sensors, are implanted in human bodies, and cause some harmful effects on surrounding body tissues. Particularly, temperature rise of the invivo sensors is dangerous for surro...

    Daisuke Takahashi, Yang Xiao, Fei Hu, Jiming Chen and Youxian Sun

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:572636

    Published on: 10 December 2007

  7. Research Article

    Adaptive Transmission of Medical Image and Video Using Scalable Coding and Context-Aware Wireless Medical Networks

    The aim of this paper is to present a novel platform for advanced transmission of medical image and video, introducing context awareness in telemedicine systems. Proper scalable image and video compression sch...

    Charalampos Doukas and Ilias Maglogiannis

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2007 2008:428397

    Published on: 29 November 2007