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dc.contributor.authorMohamed Feroz Mohamed Iqubalen_US
dc.identifier.citationMohamed Feroz Mohamed Iqubal (2021). Monitoring and alerting system for sleep apnea patients. Final Year Project (FYP), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
dc.description.abstractObstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a very common sleep disorder which affects a significant portion of the population. The gold standard for monitoring OSA, and the treatment efficacy is through a Polysomnogram (PSG). A PSG measures a multitude of biological signals to determine the severity of OSA. However, a PSG is expensive, and causes discomfort for the patients. The system developed in the first phase of this project allows for home-based monitoring of OSA that is affordable and much more comfortable for the patient than the conventional PSG. It makes use of 3 biological signals, including a single channel frontal electroencephalogram (EEG) from the FP2-A1 positions, blood oxygen saturation (SpO2) reading, and recording of snores. In this system, every individual event is logged into a locally stored file, and if there are at least 2 OSA events happening at the same time, the OSA episode is deemed serious, and a buzzer will sound to wake the patient. A message is also sent to the caregiver / next-of-kin to notify them. The second part of the project focuses on a prediction algorithm, making use of a machine learning technique called k-nearest neighbours, to predict the onset of OSA. With such a prediction algorithm, it is possible to aid treatment techniques such as regulating airflow in the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) treatment.en_US
dc.publisherNanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.relationA2275 - 201en_US
dc.subjectEngineering::Electrical and electronic engineeringen_US
dc.titleMonitoring and alerting system for sleep apnea patientsen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorYvonne Lam Ying Hungen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Electrical and Electronic Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)en_US
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