Design and implementation of mobile patient data collection and transmission for an emergency ambulance

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2004
Kösen, Emre
In this thesis, a low-cost system, called Mobile Ambulance, is designed and implemented that provides patient̕s medical data collection and transmission from a moving ambulance. The aim of the system is to decrease the waiting time for critical care patients to be seen at the emergency department (ED) at the same time to equip the emergency physician with the essential medical data before the patient arrives the ED. Mobile Ambulance is a multi-tiered distributed application composed of three components: ambulance component to capture patient̕s essential medical data (EMD) and to transmit it to the ED (transmission is wireless via General Packet Radio Service, GPRS), synchronization component (synch for short) to persist incoming data into the back-end database and to warn the emergency physician, and service component to analyze the patient̕s EMD.

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E. Kösen, “Design and implementation of mobile patient data collection and transmission for an emergency ambulance,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2004.