All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Nagpur in collaboration with IIT Jodhpur and IIT Nagpur has indigenously designed and developed a mannequin for efficient monitoring and monitoring of COVID positive and suspect patients.
This device is within the type of a smart wristband that’s designed to overcome the constraints of any current online mobile apps for monitoring and monitoring.
The current apps rely upon the continual use of mobile phones by the quarantined individual and the supply of stable web connections.
Additionally, the prevailing mobile apps use GPS or cell tower triangulation strategies for monitoring location with an accuracy that will differ typically up to a radius of 1.5 to 2 kilometres.
Apart from monitoring the quarantined individual’s motion, additionally it is important to monitor their symptom which within the current apps depends solely on the consumer’s subjective self-assessment.
“The novel device can provide mobile free operation, using a geofencing technology which will provide a real-time alert on any breach in the quarantine zone,” said Dr Prathamesh Kamble, Assistant Professor, Physiology, AIIMS Nagpur.
This wristband, as well as, will present real-time, goal and dependable information of vitals of the wearer just like the temperature, pulse rate, respiratoryrate and the oxygen saturation, in order that the quarantined individual will get a health alarm thus serving to them search early medical assist.
This information will probably be collected and archived on cloud facilitating monitoring by health staff from a distance.
The know-how is developed by Dr Mayur Parate and Dr Ankit Bhurane, city-based professionals from IIIT Nagpur. This device will function on a know-how that’s more practical than the GPS system, said Dr Mayur.