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Title Pervasive computing in healthcare / edited by Jakob E. Bardram, Alex Mihailidis, Dadong Wan
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (308 pages) : illustrations
Contents Overview of healthcare, disease, and disability / Jeffrey Kaye, Tracy Zitzelberger -- Computer science tools and techniques / Martha E. Pollack, Bart Peintner -- Pervasive computing in hospitals / Jakob E. Bardram, Heribert Baldus, Jesus Favela -- Pervasive computing in the home and community / Donald J. Patterson, Henry A. Kautz, Dieter Fox, Lin Liao -- Mobile and personal health and wellness management systems / Elina Mattila, Ilkka Korhonen, Niilo Saranummi
Sensors and wearable technologies for pervasive healthcare / Sungmee Park, Sundaresan Jayaraman -- Assistive technologies / Edmund LoPresti -- Human factors and usability of healthcare systems / Andre Kushniruk, Elizabeth Borycki -- Routes and requirements for realizing pervasive medical devices / Michael P. Craven -- User evaluation in pervasive healthcare / Tim Adlam, Roger Orpwood, Teresa Dunn -- The business of pervasive healthcare / Dadong Wan, Luis E. Taveras
Summary With a holistic view, Pervasive Computing in Healthcare offers an overview of the subject and its application to problems in healthcare and disability. This book covers the basics, including various types of computer science tools and techniques, and introduces important models in applying technology to healthcare, disease, and disability. It presents specific examples of pervasive computing applications in various contexts, such as in the home or in the hospital, and how it can be applied as proactive or preventative methods to help with diseases. This text also provides an understanding of r
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Medical informatics.
Ubiquitous computing.
Medical telematics.
Patient self-monitoring.
Biomedical Technology -- instrumentation
Biosensing Techniques
Biosensing Techniques -- instrumentation
Delivery of Health Care -- organization & administration
Information Systems -- instrumentation
Telemedicine -- instrumentation
MEDICAL -- Family & General Practice.
MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Medical Technology.
MEDICAL -- Biotechnology.
MEDICAL -- Lasers in Medicine.
Medical informatics
Medical telematics
Patient self-monitoring
Ubiquitous computing
Medizinische Informatik
Ubiquitous Computing
Form Electronic book
Author Bardram, Jakob E.
Mihailidis, Alex.
Wan, Dadong.
ISBN 9781420005332