RPL protocol adapted for healthcare and medical applications

  title={RPL protocol adapted for healthcare and medical applications},
  author={Fatma Gara and Leila Ben Saad and Rahma Ben Ayed and Bernard Tourancheau},
  journal={2015 International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC)},
This paper focuses on wireless sensor networks (WSNs) for healthcare and medical applications which aim to look after patients by monitoring vital signs, diagnostics and drug administrations. WSNs in such applications are usually composed of different types of small-size battery powered sensors. In fact, wearable sensors are used to collect information about the signs of a person that needs a medical care. Static sensors, deployed inside the hospital or the home building, are used to collect… CONTINUE READING


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