Design and Implementation of a Cardiac Arrest Supporting System Using Wearable Device

웨어러블 기기를 사용한 심정지 환자 지원 시스템의 설계 및 구현

  • Jang, Jin-Soo (BK21PLUS Program in Embodiment: Health-Society Interaction, Department of Health Science, Graduate School, Korea University) ;
  • Lee, Seo-Joon (BK21PLUS Program in Embodiment: Health-Society Interaction, Department of Health Science, Graduate School, Korea University) ;
  • Lee, Kwang-In (Department of Health Science, Graduate School, Korea University) ;
  • Lee, Tae-Ro (BK21PLUS Program in Embodiment: Health-Society Interaction, School of Health Policy & Management, Korea University)
  • 장진수 (고려대학교 대학원 보건과학과 BK21플러스 인간생명-사회환경 상호작용융합사업단) ;
  • 이서준 (고려대학교 대학원 보건과학과 BK21플러스 인간생명-사회환경 상호작용융합사업단) ;
  • 이광인 (고려대학교 대학원 보건과학과) ;
  • 이태노 (고려대학교 대학원 보건과학과 BK21플러스 인간생명-사회환경상호작용융합사업단 보건정책관리학부)
  • Received : 2016.11.10
  • Accepted : 2017.01.20
  • Published : 2017.01.28


Cardiac arrest is a serious intensive emergency disease that causes death within less than several minutes by depriving the body and brain of blood supply. Survival rate of cardiac arrest patients outside of hospitals is especially low. This is because pedestrians usually do not perceive the patient as a sick person, also, even if they do so, they have no medical knowledge to properly react to such emergency. The purpose of this study is to propose a solution that uses widely spread smart phones to alert pedestrians of the cardiac arrest patient, prevents cardiac arrest, and provides first-aid measures. By applying the proposed solution, cardiac arrest can be prevented in advance, pedestrians can be alerted to keep the golden time(4 minutes), and first witness can quickly proceed with CPR, ultimately enhancing the survival rate of the cardiac arrest patient.


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