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Table 15 Systems functions and component types

From: Towards pervasive computing in health care – A literature review

   Systems functions
Component types Analytical and diagnostic support Alerting Support activities Information and documentation Process automation and control
Conventional mobile devices n (%) 19 (28%) 15 (22%) 15 (22%) 16 (24%) 7 (10%)
  References [22, 26, 2830, 4850, 57, 60, 61, 64, 69, 8082, 85, 87, 88, 91] [13, 22, 29, 30, 36, 43, 44, 48, 60, 61, 64, 6971, 83, 85, 88] [13, 22, 26, 30, 40, 48, 57, 60, 70, 71, 73, 74, 76, 81, 82, 85, 86] [13, 43, 44, 48, 54, 61, 63, 64, 7476, 78, 8083, 88, 91] [13, 43, 44, 73, 76, 81, 82, 84, 91]
Wearables n (%) 18 (27%) 13 (19%) 11 (16%) 6 (9%) 5 (7%)
  References [2224, 28, 30, 31, 41, 42, 4552, 57, 60, 62] [2124, 30, 39, 4145, 47, 48, 60, 62] [2123, 30, 38, 45, 48, 53, 57, 60, 73] [23, 43, 44, 46, 48, 54, 55] [39, 43, 44, 55, 56, 73]
Stationary systems n (%) 17 (25%) 17 (25%) 13 (19%) 9 (13%) 5 (7%)
  References [23, 27, 28, 30, 32, 35, 37, 45, 59, 61, 6469, 77, 79] [13, 21, 23, 27, 30, 3336, 39, 45, 61, 64, 68, 69, 72, 77] [13, 21, 23, 30, 35, 38, 40, 45, 53, 72, 74, 76] [13, 23, 27, 61, 64, 7476, 79] [13, 39, 76, 79, 84]
  1. Note: Implanted devices are not included in the table. Multiple entries in different categories are possible. The percentages refer to all 67 systems reviewed.