Health Monitoring System for Post-Stroke Management

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Elizabeth Adejumo 1,* Funmilola Ajala 2

1. Federal College of Education (Technical) Gombe, Nigeria

2. Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria

* Corresponding author.


Received: 21 Sep. 2018 / Revised: 1 Oct. 2018 / Accepted: 18 Oct. 2018 / Published: 8 Jan. 2019

Index Terms

Stroke, developing countries, WBAN, health monitoring, sensor


This paper presents an intelligent health monitoring system for post management of stroke. Fitbit sensor was used to take the reading of four stroke patients in Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe State. The vital readings taken were heartbeat rate, sleeping rate, and the number of steps taken, and this was done for a period of four weeks. The developed AppFabric, Web service and AppFeedBack synchronized the operation of the sensor, the user mobile device and the medical diagnostic platform. The readings taken by the sensor were made available to the medical experts and the monitoring team using web service. The evaluation of the system in terms of efficiency and reliability using t-Test were (82.3, 85.9) and (1.729133, 2.093024) respectively. The results show that the developed system performs better than the existing manual method for monitoring stroke patients.

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Justice Emuoyibofarhe, Adebayo Omotosho, Funmilola Ajala, Elizabeth Adejumo, "Health Monitoring System for Post-Stroke Management", International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business(IJIEEB), Vol.11, No.1, pp. 1-10, 2019. DOI:10.5815/ijieeb.2019.01.01


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