An evaluation of motion artefact for a newly CE approved wireless bodyworn monitoring device is presented. This evaluation has shown that the system under test has greatly reduced motion artefact with comparison to an FDA-approved leaded system. Analysis of physiological data, such as quality of ECG signal, accuracy of recording of heart rate, temperature and ECG R-R interval has shown the system to offer high fidelity recordings and a robust service during a range of basic movements.Presented results have shown that the average difference in heart rate between the prototype and the reference device was 3.8bpm with standard deviation of 12.4bpm. Temperature analysis indicated the average difference between the prototype and the reference device was 5.66oC, with standard deviation of 0.44oC. R-R interval analysis highlighted mean interval difference as 78.96ms with standard deviation of 123.1ms. In general, the user activity of bending had highest errors due to the considerable torso movement.
|Title of host publication||Unknown Host Publication|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published (in print/issue) - 29 Sep 2010|
|Event||Computing in Cardiology (CinC2010) - Belfast|
Duration: 29 Sep 2010 → …
|Conference||Computing in Cardiology (CinC2010)|
|Period||29/09/10 → …|
Bibliographical noteReference text:  Taparugssanagorn A, Pomalaza-Raez C, Isola A, Tesi R, Hamalainen M, Iinatti J. UWB channel modeling for wireless body area networks in a hospital. International Journal of Ultra Wideband Communications and Systems. 2010;1:226-236.
 Paksuniemi M, Sorvoja H, Alasaarela E, Myllylä R. "Wireless sensor and data transmission needs and technologies for patient monitoring in the operating room and intensive care unit," Proc. IEEE EMBC. 2005;786:5182-5185.
 Corventis AVIVO [Online] Available: http://www.corventis.com/EU
 Catherwood PA, Scanlon WG. Off-body UWB channel characterisation within a hospital ward environment, Int. J. Ultra Wideband Communications and Systems, 2010; 1: 263- 272.
 Conway GA, Cotton SL, Scanlon WG.
Design and characterization of integrated antennas for compact wearable wireless devices,
USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Ottawa, Canada, 2007.
 Thakor NV, Zhu Y, "Applications of adaptive filtering to ECG analysis: noise Cancellation and arrhythmia detection," IEEE Trans. Biomedical Engineering. 1991;38:785-794.
 Intelesens Ltd [Online] Available: http://www.intelesens.com
 McLaughlin JA, Anderson J, McAdams ET. Profiled biosignal electrode. Patent No. 930230 (Mar. 1993)
 Harper R, et al, Evaluation of a CE approved ambulatory patient monitoring device in a general medical ward, 32nd Annual International Conf. of the IEEE EMBS. 2010;32:94-