Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease warning in the approximate ward environment

Qing Zhang, Daniyal Haider, Weigang Wang, Syed Shah, Xiaodong Yang, Qammer H. Abbasi

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This research presents the usage of modern 5G C-Band sensing for health care monitoring. The focus of this research is to monitor the respiratory symptoms for COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). The C-Band sensing is used to detect the respiratory conditions, including normal, abnormal breathing and coughing of a COPD patient by utilizing the simple wireless devices, including a desktop system, network interface card, and the specified tool for the extraction of wireless channel information with Omni directional antenna operating at 4.8 GHz frequency. The 5G sensing technique enhances the sensing performance for the health care sector by monitoring the amplitude information for different respiratory activities of a patient using the above-mentioned devices. This method examines the rhythmic breathing patterns obtained from C-Band sensing and digital respiratory sensor and compared the result.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1915
Number of pages16
JournalApplied Sciences (Switzerland)
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 15 Oct 2018
Externally publishedYes

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  • C-Band
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • wireless channel information


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