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A Pervasive healthcare system for COPD patients

Hicham Ajami, Hamid McHeick and Karam Mustapha

Article (2019)

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most severe public health problems worldwide. Pervasive computing technology creates a new opportunity to redesign the traditional pattern of medical system. While many pervasive healthcare systems are currently found in the literature, there is little published research on the effectiveness of these paradigms in the medical context. This paper designs and validates a rule-based ontology framework for COPD patients. Unlike conventional systems, this work presents a new vision of telemedicine and remote care solutions that will promote individual self-management and autonomy for COPD patients through an advanced decision-making technique. Rules accuracy estimates were 89% for monitoring vital signs, and environmental factors, and 87% for nutrition facts, and physical activities.

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context-aware system; COPD; ontology; semantic web rule language (SWRL); healthcare systems

Subjects: 2500 Electrical and electronic engineering > 2507 Communications systems
2500 Electrical and electronic engineering > 2508 Communications networks
2500 Electrical and electronic engineering > 2513 Data communications
2700 Information technology > 2705 Software and development
Department: Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering
Funders: GRSNG / NSERC, University of Quebec at Chicoutimi - Computer Science and Mathematicss Department
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/9378/
Journal Title: Diagnostics (vol. 9, no. 4)
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/diagnostics9040135
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics9040135
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2023 11:10
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2023 10:29
Cite in APA 7: Ajami, H., McHeick, H., & Mustapha, K. (2019). A Pervasive healthcare system for COPD patients. Diagnostics, 9(4), 35 pages. https://doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics9040135


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