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Impact on the Usage of Wireless Sensor Networks in Healthcare Sector


Ahsan Humayun Lecturer, Muneeb Niaz Lecturer, Muhammad Umar Lecturer, Muhammad Mujahid Lecturer


Vol. 17  No. 4  pp. 102-105


Recent advancement in the wireless sensor networks has provided a platform to numerous applications in healthcare sector. It has become an active research area due to its large scale potential. This research focuses on the application areas of wireless sensor networks specifically in the healthcare sector. In this work, we have tried to explain the different challenges faced by the WSN’s in order to implement them. The different pros and cons of the WSN’s in healthcare sector are also discussed. Some important parameters which can be used to evaluate the performance of the wireless sensor networks are also presented in this work. Wireless sensor networks have a tremendous future and it should be taken at its earliest because of the significant importance of the healthcare issues.


Wireless Sensor Networks, Healthcare Sector, Performance Evaluation, Cancer Detection, Diabetes Detection, Asthma Detections, Challenges, Privacy, Security.