EC Orthopaedics

Review Article Volume 14 Issue 3 - 2023

Internet of Things (IoT) Towards Specialty-Specific Internet of Orthopaedic Things (IOT): The Evolution and Applications of Internet of Medical Things (IoMT)

Muhammad I Hanif1*, Linta Iftikhar2 and Muhammad Feras Iftikhar2

1The Department of Orthopaedics, Rawalpindi Medical University, Pakistan

2School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University, New Jersey, United States

*Corresponding Author: Muhammad I Hanif, The Department of Orthopaedics, Rawalpindi Medical University, Pakistan.
Received: February 27, 2023; Published: March 13, 2023

The increasing use of IoT in the medical field necessitates the adoption of specialized terminology, such as the "Internet of Orthopedic Things (IOT)" to accurately describe and distinguish this specific area of application. The IOT is a rapidly growing field that combines orthopedic devices with internet connectivity and data analytics. This review paper provides an overview of the IOT, including its definition, components, and applications in orthopedic healthcare with special focus on its classification. The IOT has the potential to revolutionize the way orthopedic healthcare is delivered by providing real-time monitoring, personalized treatment, and remote care. Different IOT devices, including smart implants, wearable sensors, and mobile applications, and their use in orthopedic diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation have been discussed. It aims to serve as a valuable resource for healthcare professionals, researchers, and policymakers seeking to gain insight into the IOT and its potential impact on orthopedic healthcare.

Keywords: Internet of Things; Internet of Medical Things; The Internet of Health Things; Internet of Orthopaedic Things; Technology in Health

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Muhammad I Hanif., et al. “Internet of Things (IoT) Towards Specialty-Specific Internet of Orthopaedic Things (IOT): The Evolution and Applications of Internet of Medical Things (IoMT)”. EC Orthopaedics 14.3 (2023): 37-51.