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Telehealthcare Computing And Engineering

Author : Fei Hu
ISBN : 9781578088027
Genre : Medical
File Size : 82. 43 MB
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While conventional similar books focus on medical science and social aspects, this book emphasizes computing science and engineering design. This feature can help with both industry development and academic research. It book explains in detail both entire telehealthcare engineering system and individual hardware components. For example, it has circuit design details on ECG /EEG sensors. Highlighting basic principles and deep research development (R&D) details, the book focuses on two important design aspects: medical sensor design and medical signal processing. Their principles can be directly used for practical product design.

Designing Telehealth For An Aging Population

Author : Neil Charness
ISBN : 9781439825297
Genre : Medical
File Size : 42. 34 MB
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As simple and straightforward as two health professionals conferring over the telephone or as complex and sophisticated as robotic surgery between facilities at different ends of the globe, telehealth is an increasingly frequent component in healthcare. A primer on the human factors issues that can influence how older adults interact with telehealth systems, Designing Telehealth for an Aging Population: A Human Factors Perspective examines the new ways patients and healthcare providers communicate to achieve the same or better outcomes than with traditional face-to-face healthcare. The authors examine older adult capabilities and provide standards and guidelines for telehealth design, enlivened by clinical examples and tutorials on human factors methodologies. They take a systematic look at how the use of human factors principles can facilitate the successful development, deployment, and maintenance of telehealth technology to better serve the aging population. The authors have carefully stayed away from academic writing, distilling their experience in the form of basic observations and principles drawn from their work. They include suggested readings at the end of each chapter that supply the research underpinning their recommendations. The first reference to cover older adult users in an area that will only get bigger, this book sets itself apart by providing focused coverage of the human factors issues specific to aging populations and practical advice on how to accommodate them.

Wireless Sensor Networks

Author : Fei Hu
ISBN : 9781439882665
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Written by award-winning engineers whose research has been sponsored by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), IBM, and Cisco's University Research Program, Wireless Sensor Networks: Principles and Practice addresses everything product developers and technicians need to know to navigate the field. It provides an all-inclusive examination of the major wireless sensor network (WSN) technology, standards, and application topics. Using straightforward language, the text makes complex concepts and processes easy to understand. It covers hardware design, medium access control, routing schemes, transport protocols, OS support, middleware, data management, localization, synchronization, security, actuator/underwater/video sensor networking, power control, sensor simulations, and emerging research. This authoritative resource includes a wealth of exercises, end-of-chapter reviews, detailed case studies, as well as practical sensor network design cases that touch on medical applications. Complete with class labs that illustrate how to apply concepts to the development and application of WSNs, this book spells out the steps of design and implementation needed to address real-world challenges and optimization problems. A CD with instructional resources, including solutions to exercises and lab materials, is available upon qualified course adoption.

Telemedicine And Telehealth

Author : Adam William Darkins, MD, MPH, FRCS
ISBN : 0826197043
Genre : Medical
File Size : 70. 28 MB
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Telemedicine and telehealth are changing the face of health care delivery and becoming a multi-billion dollar industry. Dr. Darkins and Dr. Cary share their knowledge and provide practical insights and advice on making telemedicine programs into successful clinical services and a productive business. The book gives background knowledge and useful tips on starting up and managing programs in an array of settings. Most importantly, the book is based on the recognition that patients are customers of health care and telemedicine companies developing new products vital to delivering care to rural or inaccessible clients is vital to health careís future.

Telehealth Networks For Hospital Services New Methodologies

Author : Gulla, Vincenzo
ISBN : 9781466629806
Genre : Medical
File Size : 53. 92 MB
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Innovations in providing vital health care in homes and remote areas could ultimately change the way society views the health care markets and services in the future. Telehealth systems promise innovations that can extend a hospital’s knowledge and resources, connecting with patients who may not be able to otherwise receive services. Telehealth Network for Hospital Services: New Methodologies carefully focuses on and describes different networks that link hospitals and their services to patients outside their territory. This reference work not only focuses on the technology that is integral to the function of a telehealth network, but also its users, and the collaboration that is necessary to be successful. Researchers, practitioners, and health professionals interested in understanding health markets and organizations, as well as the innovative technologies that help them function, will greatly benefit from this publication.

Cross Cultural Design For It Products And Services

Author : Pei-Luen Patrick Rau
ISBN : 9781439838730
Genre : Computers
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With the increase of globalization of business and industry, IT products and services are often produced and marketed across geographical cultural boundaries without adequate consideration of culture. There is a high probability that IT products and services developed in one country may not be effectively used in another country, which may hinder their market penetration, sales, and use. Based on research and practice, Cross-Cultural Design for IT Products and Services provides a resource for human factors engineers, designers, and marketing professionals who define and develop IT products and services for the global market. With its extensive review of cross-cultural theory and cross-cultural design literature, it is also a resource for those who are interested in research on cross-cultural design. The book presents an overview of the dimensions of culture that have implications for human information processing and affective response. It examines a set of user interface design guidelines grouped into five areas: language, use of color, icons and images, navigation, and information architecture. Also, it addresses physical ergonomics and anthropometry issues. The text translates theory and guidelines into a practical methodology and discusses how to integrate methods of cross-cultural design into a standard engineering process for product development. The authors review and reappraise theories, models, principles, and techniques for design of IT products and services that will be marketed globally. They provide guidelines for user interface design across North American, Asian, and other cultures. Applying the guidelines within the methodological framework provided will enhance the usability and effectiveness of the IT product or service, and contribute to greater user satisfaction, increased productivity, higher sales, and lower product support costs.

1998 Australasian Computer Human Interaction Conference Ozchi 98

Author : Paul Calder
ISBN : 0818692065
Genre : Computers
File Size : 36. 65 MB
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Partial Contents: Designing Effective Navigation for Photo-Realistic VR Environments; Supporting 3D Warping Visual Feedback for Virtual Reality; Authoring Communicating Agents in Virtual Environments; Cooperative Agents & Recognition Systems (CARS) for Drivers & Passengers; Teamwork Constructs in Architectural Design; Sharing Human-Computer Interaction & Software Engineering Design Artifacts; The Effects of Graph Layout; Designing the Client User Interface for a Methodology Independent OO CASE Tool; Applying the Locales Framework to Understanding & Designing; Principles for a Usability-Oriented Pattern Language; Capturing User Requirements & Priorities for Innovative Interactive; Integrating Metric Visualization into a Commercial User Interface Builder; Cognitive Work Analysis & the Analysis, Design, & Evaluation of Human-Computer Interactive Systems; Towards a Dynamic Model of Adaptation to Technological Change; Interactive Visualization of Similarity Structures; Variables which Affect the Ability to Cope with Changes in IT

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