Accession Number:

ADA592089

Title:

Wireless Vital Sign Sensor Network Simulations for Mass Casualty Response

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. 1 Sep 2012-31 Jan 2013

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE RESEARCH LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH HUMAN EFFECTIVENESS DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2013-11-27

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

Analysis of the needs of a US Air Force Pararescue Program has determined that there is a need for improved monitoring of injured persons during the initial stages of rescue operations. Simulations of wireless sensor networks were used to investigate the potential for performance improvements that can be gained through various forms of multi-hop networking.

Subject Categories:

  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
  • Radio Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE