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Cost-Effective Device for Autonomous Monitoring of the Vitals for COVID-19 Asymptomatic Patients in Home Isolation Treatment

Authors : V. Ashwin, Athul Menon, A. M. Devagopal, P. A. Nived, Athira Gopinath, G. Gayathri, N. B. Sai Shibu

Published in: Advances in Computing and Network Communications

Publisher: Springer Singapore

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Abstract

As the number of COVID-19 cases keeps growing exponentially in the world, the use of the combination of wearable technology and IoT technologies opens up a wide variety of possibilities. An IoT-enabled healthcare device is useful for proper monitoring of COVID-19 patients to increase safety and reduce spreading. The healthcare device is connected to a large cloud network to obtain desirable solutions for predicting diseases at an early stage. This paper presents the design of a healthcare system that makes use of these technologies in a cost-effective and intuitive way which highlights the application of these technologies in the battle against the pandemic. The wearable can give real-time analysis reports of body vitals so that necessary precautions can be taken in case of infection. The wearable is designed in such a way that it can be used as a precautionary measure for people who are not infected with the virus and as a monitoring device for affected patients during the curse of their treatment. This low-cost design can not only be used to prevent the community spread of the virus but also for the early prediction of the disease.

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Metadata
Title
Cost-Effective Device for Autonomous Monitoring of the Vitals for COVID-19 Asymptomatic Patients in Home Isolation Treatment
Authors
V. Ashwin
Athul Menon
A. M. Devagopal
P. A. Nived
Athira Gopinath
G. Gayathri
N. B. Sai Shibu
Copyright Year
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-33-6977-1_1