Wearable Technology in Medicine and Health Care

Written By Raymond Tong
Wearable Technology in Medicine and Health Care
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 June 2018
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Wearable Technology in Medicine and Health Care

Wearable Technology in Medicine and Health Care
  • Author : Raymond Tong
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
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Summary : Wearable Technology in Medicine and Health Care provides readers with the most current research and information on the clinical and biomedical applications of wearable technology. Wearable devices provide applicability and convenience beyond many other means of technical interface and can include varying applications, such as personal entertainment, social communications and ...

Wearable Technology in Medicine and Health Care

Wearable Technology in Medicine and Health Care
  • Author : Raymond Tong
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08-08
  • Total pages : 340
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
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Summary : Wearable Technology in Medicine and Health Care provides readers with the most current research and information on the clinical and biomedical applications of wearable technology. Wearable devices provide applicability and convenience beyond many other means of technical interface and can include varying applications, such as personal entertainment, social communications and ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-08-03
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
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Summary : Since the launch of Telemedicine Technologies (Wiley, 2010), the technologies surrounding telemedicine have changed immeasurably, particularly with the emerging trends of Internet-of-Things (IoT), digital/e-Health, and wearable, smart and assistive technologies. This second edition overhauls and expands on the original text to reflect the technical advances of the last decade. It ...

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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-10-11
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
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Summary : The internet of things (IoT) has had a major impact on academic and industrial fields. Applying these technologies to healthcare systems reduces medical costs while enriching the patient-centric approach to medicine, allowing for better overall healthcare proficiency. However, usage of IoT in healthcare is still suffering from significant challenges with ...

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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2018-10-05
  • Total pages : 591
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
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Summary : Advancements in medical and healthcare technologies pave the way to improving treatments and diagnoses while also streamlining processes to ensure the highest quality care is given to patients. In the last few decades, revolutionary technology has radically progressed the healthcare industry by increasing life expectancy and reducing human error. Advanced ...

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  • Author : Bernard Fong,A. C. M. Fong,C. K. Li
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-05-12
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
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Summary : Since the launch of Telemedicine Technologies (Wiley, 2010), the technologies surrounding telemedicine have changed immeasurably, particularly with the emerging trends of Internet-of-Things (IoT), digital/e-Health, and wearable, smart and assistive technologies. This second edition overhauls and expands on the original text to reflect the technical advances of the last decade. It ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-02-17
  • Total pages : 282
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
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Summary : Connected Health is the most dynamic phenomenon in healthcare technology today. From smartphones and tablets to apps, body sensors and telemedicine, Connected Health promises to stir foundational shifts in healthcare quality and delivery. This is a watershed moment in healthcare – the Connected Health ecosystem is dramatically impacting healthcare’s stakeholders, ...

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  • Publisher : IOS Press
  • Release Date : 2013-06-12
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
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Summary : Health technologies for personalized medicine have become important enablers for monitoring and treatment in both inpatient and outpatient care. The benefits of these technologies lead not only to improvements in medical services quality for all stakeholders, but also to new healthcare business models, promising a better containment of healthcare costs. ...

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-06
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
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Summary : Wearable and Implantable Medical Devices: Applications and Challenges, Fourth Edition highlights the new aspects of wearable and implanted sensors technology in the healthcare sector and monitoring systems. The book's contributions include several interdisciplinary domains, such as wearable sensors, implanted sensors devices, Internet-of-Things (IoT), security, real-time medical healthcare monitoring, WIBSN design ...

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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2020-08-07
  • Total pages : 335
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
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Summary : Health and fitness apps collect various personal information including name, email address, age, height, weight, and in some cases, detailed health information. When using these apps, many users trustfully log everything from diet to sleep patterns. However, by sharing such personal information, end-users may make themselves targets to misuse of ...

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  • Author : Simona Vlad,Nicolae Marius Roman
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-04-13
  • Total pages : 367
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
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Summary : This volume presents the contributions of the fifth International Conference on Advancements of Medicine and Health Care through Technology (Meditech 2016), held in in Cluj-Napoka, Romania. The papers of this Proceedings volume present new developments in - Health Care Technology, - Medical Devices, Measurement and Instrumentation, - Medical Imaging, Image and ...

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  • Author : Haider Raad
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-01-20
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
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Summary : This book provides a comprehensive guide to the design and prototyping of wearable technology and internet of things (IoT), in addition to their various components, applications, and practical considerations. The book also offers detailed design and prototyping of vital examples of these technologies covering all practical considerations. The authors begin ...

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-11-14
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
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Summary : Digital Health: Mobile and Wearable Devices for Participatory Health Applications is a key reference for engineering and clinical professionals considering the development or implementation of mobile and wearable solutions in the healthcare domain. The book presents a comprehensive overview of devices and appropriateness for the respective applications. It also explores ...

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  • Author : Lieva Van Langenhove
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-02-21
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
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Summary : Smart or intelligent textiles are a relatively novel area of research within the textile industry with enormous potential within the healthcare industry. This book provides a unique insight into recent developments in how smart textiles are being used in the medical field. The first part of the book assesses trends ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-20
  • Total pages : 534
  • ISBN : 9780128118108
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Summary : This book equips readers to understand a complex range of healthcare products that are used to diagnose, monitor, and treat diseases or medical conditions affecting humans. The first part of the book presents medical technologies such as medical information retrieval, tissue engineering techniques, 3D medical imaging, nanotechnology innovations in medicine, ...