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dc.contributor.authorGama, Oscar-
dc.contributor.authorCarvalho, Paulo-
dc.contributor.authorAfonso, José A.-
dc.contributor.authorMendes, P. M.-
dc.date.accessioned2009-06-17T11:17:47Z-
dc.date.available2009-06-17T11:17:47Z-
dc.date.issued2008-08-
dc.identifier.citationANNUAL INTERNATIONAL IEEE EMBS CONFERENCE, 30, Vancouver, 2008 – “Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference : Proceedings”. ISBN 978-1-4244-1814-5. [S.l. : IEEE, 2008].en
dc.identifier.isbn978-1-4244-1814-5-
dc.identifier.issn1557-170Xpor
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/9341-
dc.description.abstractThe reliable and efficient operation of emergency healthcare (e-emergency) services poses quality demands to the systems and underlying communication infrastructures. In this context, most existing wireless body sensor networks fall short in meeting these demands as they only offer an unreliable service delivery. e-Emergency systems must provide quality of service (QoS) support so that a pervasive and trustable assistance is provided to patients under health risk. This paper discusses the need for QoS in wireless e-health and e-emergency services. To demonstrate this need, some current and relevant ehealth projects with QoS requirements are presented. The study reveals the importance of providing QoS support in this emerging field of application and provides a summary characterizing the e-health proposals herein presented.en
dc.language.isoengen
dc.publisherIEEEen
dc.rightsopenAccessen
dc.titleQuality of service support in wireless sensor networks for emergency health care servicesen
dc.typeconferencePaperen
dc.peerreviewedyesen
oaire.citationStartPage1296por
oaire.citationEndPage1299por
dc.identifier.pmid19162904por
dc.subject.wosScience & Technologypor
sdum.journalConference proceedings: ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Societypor
sdum.conferencePublication2008 30TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY SOCIETY, VOLS 1-8por
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