Continuously Monitoring Foetal ECG using Mobile Telemedicine Sensor Network


Foetus ECG monitoring based on Bluetooth portable devices promise to provide an efficient, accurate, and economic way to monitor foetus health outside the hospital. In this paper we discuss a new idea in biomedical field may be useful for Medical services. The idea is deliver the status of patent to any location within the coverage of cellular networks, such as the global system for mobile (GSM) communications. Pregnancy women from a rural area just like rural in Sudan(where they haven’t transportation to a hospital), could be given a routine check by mobile phone without having to commute regularly to a hospital. Routine inspections and monitoring could be done while the pregnancy women is at home, traveling(nomadic), at work, or at leisure, thereby relieving resources for more demanding hospital cases. Advances in mobile technology have made wireless telemedicine more practical both within hospitals and globally. The Bluetooth system with low cost the poor women can use and also has low electromagnetic waves, it is healthy in use (no risk).

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M. A. S. Ali, "Continuously Monitoring Foetal ECG using Mobile Telemedicine Sensor Network," Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 5B, 2013, pp. 63-66. doi: 10.4236/eng.2013.55B013.

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