Portable teleprenatology system for midwives in rural areas

Yew, Hoe Tung and Yudha Aditya, and Noraini Jalil, and Hau, Yuan wen and Eko Supriyanto, (2015) Portable teleprenatology system for midwives in rural areas. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 10 (3). pp. 1114-1122. ISSN 1819-6608

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Abstract

Decreasing Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) to improve global health has been a big issue for most developing countries. Limited accesss to health care facilities especially for the poor in rural areas gives a hard declining for MMR around the globe. Midwife as the closest health provider for pregnant women in rural areas, is given a new solution to provide a better care toward community, hence improving maternal health and reducing MMR in the future. By using a computerized clinical pathway and an integrated ultrasound machine, a new portable teleprenatology system for midwives is being proposed. Multi-channel wireless network is also introduced in this system to prevent any interruptions during teleprenatology application.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Midwife , Rural area , Teleprenatology , Wireless network
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Noraini
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2018 02:03
Last Modified: 15 Mar 2018 02:03
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/19308

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