Wi-Fi Communication and IoT Technologies to Improve Emergency Triage Training

  • Jan NikodemEmail author
  • Maciej Nikodem
  • Ryszard Klempous
  • Paweł Gawłowski
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1173)


The paper presents how Wi-Fi communication and IoT technologies can be used to improve the efficiency of training Emergency Medical Staff in effective emergency triage procedures. To meet training requirements a victim simulator generating vital signs vector, was proposed. Next, the Line of Life, as a time ordered series of vital signs vectors, was created. The Line of Life concept allows to conduct different simulation scenarios corresponding to various severity of injuries modelling real situations of wounded victims. The proposed solution provides an effective communication to organize an appropriate triage and incident command. For wireless on-line communication and immediate feedback at accident site, a Wi-Fi channels and UDP datagrams in IP multicasting mode were proposed. For the purpose of comprehensive debriefing following the training, a client-server architecture was proposed to collect, store and provide triage training data.


IoT technologies Wi-Fi communication Emergency triage Victim simulator UDP datagrams IP multicasting TCP/IP client-server 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of ElectronicsWrocław University of Science and TechnologyWroclawPoland
  2. 2.Department of Emergency Medical ServiceWrocław Medical UniversityWroclawPoland

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