By Sandeep K. S. Gupta, Tridib Mukherjee, Krishna Kumar Venkatasubramanian
Physique region networks (BANs) are networks of instant sensors and clinical units embedded in garments, worn on or implanted within the physique, and feature the aptitude to revolutionize healthcare by means of allowing pervasive healthcare. even if, because of their severe functions affecting human healthiness, demanding situations come up while designing them to make sure they're secure for the person, sustainable with no requiring widespread battery replacements and safe from interference and malicious assaults. This publication lays the rules of the way BANs should be redesigned from a cyber-physical structures point of view (CPS) to beat those matters. Introducing state-of-the-art theoretical and sensible thoughts and making an allowance for the original environment-coupled features of BANs, the e-book examines how we will re-imagine the layout of secure, safe and sustainable BANs. It beneficial properties real-world case experiences, feedback for extra research and venture principles, making it beneficial for an individual enthusiastic about pervasive and cellular healthcare, telemedicine, clinical apps and different cyber-physical platforms.
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Each BAN has a controlling entity called the base station, which collects and processes data for the BAN. All the sensors in the BAN communicate the data they collect to the base station at regular intervals. BANs can vary in size from a network of a few nodes to a large network with a few hundred. Systems with upward of 150 sensors have been designed . It has been suggested in  that a large number of low-quality sensors can perform the task of monitoring as effectively as a few high-quality sensors, while at the same time being less intrusive.
1 Safety Safety is essential given the mission-critical deployments of BANs in health management. Standard ISO 60601 defines safety as the avoidance of hazards to the physical 28 BAN models and requirements environment due to the operation of a medical device under normal or single-fault conditions . Hazards in the physical environment can occur due to abnormal conditions in the properties of the physical environment, in this case the human body. Usually this involves creating a hazard-analysis document such as ISO 14971 that identifies harm caused to the physical environment due to faulty operation of the computing units (sensors).
A pulse-oximeter device for monitoring the pulse rate of an individual, which consists of an LED array, a photodetector, a micro-controller, and a radio for communication purposes), (3) data collectors or aggregators, such as a bedside monitor or an image collector for a pill camera, (4) a controller or tuner, such as an infusion-pump controller, or (5) a gateway or access point, which can be a smart phone. With regard to general-purpose sensing, several commercial BAN platforms have been proposed to provide the computation, communication, and storage backbone for the sensors.
Body Area Networks: Safety, Security, and Sustainability by Sandeep K. S. Gupta, Tridib Mukherjee, Krishna Kumar Venkatasubramanian