Early Diagnosis of Parkinson's disease using a smartphone

Kun-Chan Lan, Wen Yuah Shih

研究成果: Conference article

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摘要

Diagnosing Parkinson's disease (PD) is often difficult, especially in its early stages. It has been estimated that nearly 40% of people with the disease may not be diagnosed. Traditionally, the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease often requires a doctor to observe the patient over time to recognize signs of rigidity. In this work, we propose a PDR-based method to continuously monitor and record the patient's gait characteristics using a smart-phone. Our tool could be useful in providing an early warning to the PD patient to seek medical assistance and help the doctor diagnose the disease earlier.

原文English
頁(從 - 到)305-312
頁數8
期刊Procedia Computer Science
34
DOIs
出版狀態Published - 2014 一月 1
事件9th International Conference on Future Networks and Communications, FNC 2014 and the 11th International Conference on Mobile Systems and Pervasive Computing, MobiSPC 2014 - Niagara Falls, ON, Canada
持續時間: 2014 八月 172014 八月 20

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science(all)

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