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American Journal of Biomedical Research. 2018, 6(2), 40-45
DOI: 10.12691/ajbr-6-2-2
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Wireless Nurse Call System in Medical Institutions

Mohamed Hesham Aref1, , Ahmad Aly El-Shinnawi2 and Amr A. Sharawi3

1Biomedical Engineer in the Military Forces, Cairo, Egypt

2Senior Research Engineer, Cairo, Egypt

3Biomedical Engineer Department, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Pub. Date: August 13, 2018

Cite this paper:
Mohamed Hesham Aref, Ahmad Aly El-Shinnawi and Amr A. Sharawi. Wireless Nurse Call System in Medical Institutions. American Journal of Biomedical Research. 2018; 6(2):40-45. doi: 10.12691/ajbr-6-2-2

Abstract

Nurse Call systems are very important for any medical center / ICU center / hospital, thus affecting indirectly the patient’s life. The basic idea of this paper is to design and implement a complete wireless nurse call system in the hospital, displaying the patient room number on a desktop computer LCD. Our proposed system implements a smart controller and several wireless switches using RF technology to continuously monitor and display the state of any room / patient / medical help or assistance needed, in order to provide fast and respectable medical service without any human errors or medical assistance delay, which could occur at any instant of time during system preparation or installation. Our system has succeeded in monitoring up to 5 rooms at the same time collecting real-time data as a prototype. It can be extended to up to 254 monitoring points.

Keywords:
wireless nurse call system medical assistant wireless medical call MESH network Arduino Nano board Arduino mega Raspberry Pi 2 model B Raspberry Pi 3 UART RF Board

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