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Wearable Point-of-Care Diagnostics and Health Monitoring Devices

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The Internet of medical things (IoMT) is drastically improving the quality of life and health care services of patients and caregivers in several areas. We are now witnessing an impressive array of new applications that are leveraging Smart sensors and low-power wearable devices, like in the area of human-machine interface, rehabilitation, intensive care, and mobile/personalized healthcare services. A wide spectrum of new innovative wearable devices is, for instance, dedicated to monitor the health condition of patients 24/7 at home and communicate the data to the cloud or to an embedded artificial intelligent (AI) system for real-time analysis and accurate diagnostics. These systems incorporate new cutting-edge technology, such as advanced sensors, electrodes and smart textiles, as well as advances embedded and microsystem technology. They allow measuring a growing number of health parameters, such as heart rate, respiration rate, motion/activity, etc., in a less unobtrusive fashion. Wearable technology also opens up huge opportunities to monitor health conditions and many biological parameters at home, outside the laboratory or the hospital. The suggested topics, but not limited to, are

1. Infectious-disease monitoring
2. Cancer diagnosis devices.
3. Vital signs measurements.
4. Wireless sensors and body area network.
5. Sensors with embedded AI.
6. Motion, chemical, and vital sensors embedded in personal protective equipment (PPE)
7. Others.

The contributors to this Research Topic will report their latest achievements in developing sensors, circuits, algorithms, and overall systems that have been validated for a wide range of applications in digital health. This Research Topic focusses on all aspects of the research and development related to these areas. Original research papers that focus on the design and implementation of new wearable biosensors, as well as papers focusing on their utilization in advanced biomedical and clinical applications, are welcome. Both reviews and original research articles will be considered for publication.


Keywords: Internet of Medical Things, IoMT, Smart Sensors, Wireless Sensors, Wearable Devices, Wearable Biosensors


Important Note: All contributions to this Research Topic must be within the scope of the section and journal to which they are submitted, as defined in their mission statements. Frontiers reserves the right to guide an out-of-scope manuscript to a more suitable section or journal at any stage of peer review.

The Internet of medical things (IoMT) is drastically improving the quality of life and health care services of patients and caregivers in several areas. We are now witnessing an impressive array of new applications that are leveraging Smart sensors and low-power wearable devices, like in the area of human-machine interface, rehabilitation, intensive care, and mobile/personalized healthcare services. A wide spectrum of new innovative wearable devices is, for instance, dedicated to monitor the health condition of patients 24/7 at home and communicate the data to the cloud or to an embedded artificial intelligent (AI) system for real-time analysis and accurate diagnostics. These systems incorporate new cutting-edge technology, such as advanced sensors, electrodes and smart textiles, as well as advances embedded and microsystem technology. They allow measuring a growing number of health parameters, such as heart rate, respiration rate, motion/activity, etc., in a less unobtrusive fashion. Wearable technology also opens up huge opportunities to monitor health conditions and many biological parameters at home, outside the laboratory or the hospital. The suggested topics, but not limited to, are

1. Infectious-disease monitoring
2. Cancer diagnosis devices.
3. Vital signs measurements.
4. Wireless sensors and body area network.
5. Sensors with embedded AI.
6. Motion, chemical, and vital sensors embedded in personal protective equipment (PPE)
7. Others.

The contributors to this Research Topic will report their latest achievements in developing sensors, circuits, algorithms, and overall systems that have been validated for a wide range of applications in digital health. This Research Topic focusses on all aspects of the research and development related to these areas. Original research papers that focus on the design and implementation of new wearable biosensors, as well as papers focusing on their utilization in advanced biomedical and clinical applications, are welcome. Both reviews and original research articles will be considered for publication.


Keywords: Internet of Medical Things, IoMT, Smart Sensors, Wireless Sensors, Wearable Devices, Wearable Biosensors


Important Note: All contributions to this Research Topic must be within the scope of the section and journal to which they are submitted, as defined in their mission statements. Frontiers reserves the right to guide an out-of-scope manuscript to a more suitable section or journal at any stage of peer review.

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27 August 2021 Manuscript

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