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Daniel Hernández De La Iglesia
Gabriel Villarrubia González
ACM Member
United States
Alberto López Barriuso
ACM Member
United States
Álvaro Lozano Murciego
ACM Member
United States
Jorge Revuelta Herrero
ACM Member
United States
Vol. 4 No. 3 (2015), Articles, pages 19-30
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14201/ADCAIJ2015431930
Accepted: Jun 6, 2016
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Abstract

In the medical environment, the clinical study of the most basic vital signs of a patient represents the simplest and most effective way to detect and monitor health problems. There are many diseases that can be diagnosed and controlled through regular monitoring of these medical data. The purpose of this study is to develop a monitoring and tracking system for the various vital signs of a patient. In particular, this work focuses on the design of a multi-agent architecture composed of virtual organizations with capabilities to integrate different medical sensors on an open, low-cost hardware platform. This system integrates hardware and software elements needed for the routine measurement of vital signs, performed by the patient or caregiver without having to go to a medical center.

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