Using sensor networks to detect urinary tract infections in older adults

  title={Using sensor networks to detect urinary tract infections in older adults},
  author={Marilyn J. Rantz and Marjorie Skubic and Richelle J. Koopman and Lorraine J Phillips and Gregory L. Alexander and Steven J. Miller and Rainer Dane Guevara},
  journal={2011 IEEE 13th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services},
Integrated sensor networks have been installed in apartments of volunteer residents at TigerPlace, an aging in place retirement community that allows residents to remain in their apartments even if their health deteriorates. The sensor networks supplement registered nurse (RN) care coordination provided by Sinclair Home Care by alerting the RN care coordinator about changes in the normal sensor patterns. In several cases, the alerts have prompted the care coordinator to have the resident tested… CONTINUE READING
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