body area network


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body area network

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BAN

A group of wireless sensors worn by, or inserted into a patient, and used to monitor vital signs and other physiological parameters.
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Reinforcement learning in power control games for internetwork interference mitigation in Wireless Body Area Networks, in Proceedings of Communications and Information Technologies (ISCIT), 2012 International Symposium, 2-5 October 2012, Gold Coast, Australia, 256-262.
An FCC ruling announced on May 24 established a vendor-neutral, dedicated wireless spectrum for medical body area networks (MBANs), which could revolutionize the way patients are monitored and help eliminate the physical wires that tether patients to hospital beds.
This will, according to FCC chairman Julius Genachowski, make the United States the first country in the world to dedicate spectrum to Medical Body Area Networks (MBANs), which are inexpensive sensors that either can be worn on the body or implanted.
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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in Washington has advanced its wireless health care agenda by adopting rules that will enable Medical Body Area Networks (MBANs).