Wireless Communications in Medicine
- 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.