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Design of Electronic Stethoscope and Heart Rate Monitor for Remote Area Application

by V.R. Prasad, G.M. Phade
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 137 - Number 10
Year of Publication: 2016
Authors: V.R. Prasad, G.M. Phade

V.R. Prasad, G.M. Phade . Design of Electronic Stethoscope and Heart Rate Monitor for Remote Area Application. International Journal of Computer Applications. 137, 10 ( March 2016), 33-36. DOI=10.5120/ijca2016908881

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author = { V.R. Prasad, G.M. Phade },
title = { Design of Electronic Stethoscope and Heart Rate Monitor for Remote Area Application },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { March 2016 },
volume = { 137 },
number = { 10 },
month = { March },
year = { 2016 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 33-36 },
numpages = {9},
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publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
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Developing countries like India, where doctor to patient ratio is around 1:1700, as large number of population lives in villages and remotely located area. Health check-up of such a large population is very challenging for their government due to less number of qualified doctors, highly qualified doctor refuges to work in villages and remotely placed areas. This paper proposes a new idea by which an electronic stethoscope is used to provide health check-up of such large population, by creating a public health center (PHC) in every village or combining more small villages to one PHC and connecting it with authorized center, authorized center monitors more than fifteen PHC. Recording of human organ signal by using stethoscope and transmitted to the authorized center using electronic mail can reduce the requirement of large number of doctors.

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