TY - CHAP A1 - Stig St√ła A2 - Ilangko Balasingham ED1 - Anthony N. Laskovski Y1 - 2011-01-08 PY - 2011 T1 - Periodic-MAC: Improving MAC Protocols for Wireless Biomedical Sensor Networks through Implicit Synchronization N2 - Rapid technological developments in the last century have brought the field of biomedical engineering into a totally new realm. Breakthroughs in material science, imaging, electronics and more recently the information age have improved our understanding of the human body. As a result, the field of biomedical engineering is thriving with new innovations that aim to improve the quality and cost of medical care. This book is the first in a series of three that will present recent trends in biomedical engineering, with a particular focus on electronic and communication applications. More specifically: wireless monitoring, sensors, medical imaging and the management of medical information. BT - Biomedical Engineering, Trends in Electronics SP - Ch. 26 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/13223 DO - 10.5772/13223 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-11-27 ER -