Smart Mote-Based Medical System for Monitoring and Handling Medication Among Persons with Dementia
This paper presents a novel smart mote-based portable medical system which automatically monitors and handles medication among persons with dementia based on wireless multimodal sensors, actuators and mobile phone or PDA (Personal Digital Assistance) technology. In particular, we present the subtle design, implementation and deployment issues of monitoring the patient’s behavior and providing adaptive assistive intervention such as prompts or reminders in the form of visual, audio or text cues to the patient for medical compliance. In addition, we develop mobile phone or PDA applications to provide a number of novel services to the caregivers that facilitate them in care-giving and to doctors for clinical assessment of dementia patients in a context enlightened fashion.
KeywordsMote Medication Persons with dementia Mobile phone or PDA
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