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Mobile peer-to-grid architecture for paramedical emergency operations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16823146     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this paper we describe a distributed architecture that could be used to link emergency medical centres, hospitals, telephone operators, and ambulances into a hybrid Peer-to-Peer (P2P) and Grid system for the sharing of information and transport of data. Distributed computing techniques can be used to connect static and mobile systems, bringing the different tools, expertise and databases together to aggregate patient data "on-the-fly" and then integrate it into a situation and context-specific patient-centred virtual environment. The scenario presented in this paper encapsulates connecting mobile tools and medical devices from ambulances, enabling data transfer to medical centres, and aggregating patient data from numerous sources. The proposed P2G (Peer-to-Grid) framework consolidates Peer-to-Peer and Grid computing research by addressing the mobility of transiently connected devices while supporting interactive configurability of components for dynamic data-driven distributed paramedical scenarios.
Authors:
Andrew Harrison; Ian Kelley; Emil Mieilica; Adina Riposan; Ian Taylor
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Studies in health technology and informatics     Volume:  120     ISSN:  0926-9630     ISO Abbreviation:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Publication Date:  2006  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-07-06     Completed Date:  2006-11-14     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9214582     Medline TA:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  283-94     Citation Subset:  T    
Affiliation:
School of Computer Science, Cardiff, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Allied Health Personnel*
Databases as Topic / organization & administration*
Emergency Medical Services
Humans
Peer Group*
Telecommunications*

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