Wireless Communications in Medicine

Module description

  • Module Goals

Students should acquire knowledge and understanding of telemedicine communication techniques and be able to use the technological advancements in communication at the service of medicine and health.

  • Assessment Methods

40%: Class activity.

60%: End-of-term exam.

  • Module Syllabus

Telemedicine and its applications; communication networks and their services; types of wireless communications used in medical communications; wireless technology for patient monitoring (Body Area Network, emergency rescue and teletherapy); Health Level 7; telesurgery; and biotelemetry.

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