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Novelty detection with extreme value theory in vital-sign monitoring

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Every year in the UK, tens of thousands of hospital patients suffer adverse events, such as un- planned transfers to Intensive Therapy Units or unexpected cardiac arrests. Studies have shown that in a large majority of cases, significant physiological abnormalities can be observed within the 24-hour period preceding such events. Such warning signs may go unnoticed, if they occur between observations by the nursing staff, or are simply not identified as such. Timely detection of these warni...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Doctoral Training Centre - MPLS
Research group:
Biomedical Signal Processing
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
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MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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