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Diabetic foot plantar pressure monitoring system using force sensitive resistor system

Nur Suhaila and Huong, Audrey Kah Ching (2019) Diabetic foot plantar pressure monitoring system using force sensitive resistor system. In: Bioengineering principle and technology applications. Penerbit UTHM, pp. 73-84. ISBN 978-967-2306-26-9

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Many people are suffering from diabetes; it was the major cause that has led many to hospitalization. According to [1], patients with Type 2 diabetes suffering from peripheral neuropathy are at high risks of developing diabetic foot syndrome, which leads to foot ulcerations that caused mainly by high peak plantar pressures. Without early prevention and intervention [2], diabetic foot ulcer has 15 times greater risk to cause lower limb amputation. Therefore, further studies on early prevention may help in healthcare management. Early prevention of diabetic foot ulcer is viable by inventing a sensing technology device to obtain information on the interface pressure between foot plantar surface and a sensor [3]. It is used to monitor the foot plantar surface pressure by taking the advantage of current technology. The plantar pressure measurement system can be classified into two groups: platform system [4] and in-shoe system [5]. Examples of pressure monitoring system available today are Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) based foot pressure monitoring pad [6] and pressure sensing shoe insoles [7] using piezoelectric (PZT) [8], resistive (FSR) [9], and capacitive [3] sensor.`

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Depositing User: Mr Abdul Rahim Mat Radzuan
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2019 21:49
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2019 21:49
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11960
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