New sensor could help doctors monitor patient progress from a distance

New sensor could help doctors monitor patient progress from a distance


Publication Title
University of Waterloo
Publication/Creation Date
August 28 2018
Creators/Contributors
University Of Waterloo (creator)
Hassan Askari (creator)
Ehsan Asadi (creator)
Amir Khajepour (creator)
Mir Behrad Khamesee (creator)
Zia Saadatnia (creator)
Jean Zu (creator)
University Of Toronto (contributor)
Media Type
Press Release
Persuasive Intent
Academic
Description
A self-powered sensor developed at the University of Waterloo could allow doctors to remotely monitor the recovery of surgical patients.

The small, tube-like device is designed to be fitted to braces after joint surgery to wirelessly send information to computers, smartphones or smartwatches to track range of motion and other indicators of improvement.
HCI Platform
Wearables
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Entire Body
Source
https://uwaterloo.ca/news/news/new-sensor-could-help-doctors-monitor-patient-progress

Date archived
September 7 2018
Last edited
June 18 2019
How to cite this entry
University Of Waterloo, Hassan Askari, Ehsan Asadi, Amir Khajepour, Mir Behrad Khamesee, Zia Saadatnia, Jean Zu. (August 28 2018). "New sensor could help doctors monitor patient progress from a distance". University of Waterloo. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/3165