Handbook of Digital Homecare

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Kanagasingam Yogesan, Peter Brett, Michael Christopher Gibbons
Springer Science & Business Media, Oct 1, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 363 pages
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Digital Homecare is a collection of services to deliver, maintain and improve care in the home environment using the latest ICT technology and devices.

It is important to recognize the wide range of issues that are covered by digital homecare. This book shows a good selection of related issues, be it experience, technologies, managerial issues or standardization.

A very diverse "audience"; elderly, people with chronic conditions, disabled, to name the most important groups, benefits from digital homecare, within the comfort and protection of their own homes.

 

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Contents

Digital Homecare An Introduction
1
A Smart Systems Review
5
Integration of Hospital and Homecare
33
Standards for Digital Homecare
53
Case Study of a KnowledgeCentered Telehealthcare System Based on a Mixed License
75
The Consumerisation of Home Healthcare Technologies
95
Privacy and Digital Homecare
117
Group Support in Collaborative Networks Organizations for Digital Homecare
150
UserCentered Design of TeleHomecare Products
221
A Multidisciplinary Approach towards the Design and Development of Value+ eHomeCare Services
243
Nurses and Telehealth
268
A MultiModal Health and Activity Monitoring Framework for Elderly People at Home
287
Remote Patient Monitoring
299
A HomeBased Care Model of Cardiac Rehabilitation Using Digital Technology
328
Role of Nano and Microtechnologies in Clinical PointofCare Testing
353
Author Index
363

StandardBased Homecare Challenge
179
An Automatic Smart Information Sensory Scheme for Discriminating Types of Motion or Metrics of Patients
203

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