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Wireless Patch for Comfortably Monitoring Emergency-Room Patients

Emergency-room doctors need to be able to continuously monitor their patients' vital signs, but existing monitoring systems typically rely on bulky sensors and an array of cables that prevent patients from being able to move comfortably. A small wireless patch developed by EPFL spin-off Smartcardia can measure ER patients' vital signs with the same reliability as existing systems involving cumbersome cables.