Telemedicine Technologies: Information Technologies in Medicine and Digital Health

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 10, 2020 - Science - 320 pages

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 covers applications from traditional healthcare services to remote patient monitoring and recovery, to alternative medicine and general health assessment for maintaining optimal health. This welcome update brings together a broad range of topics demonstrating how information and wireless technologies can be used in healthcare.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Communication Networks and Services
17
Information and Communications Technology in Health Monitoring
41
4 1 Radiology Detects Cancer and Abnormality
56
Data Analytics and Medical Information Processing
71
Wireless Telemedicine System Deployment
115
Safeguarding Medical Data and Privacy
147
Information Technology in Alternative Medicine
183
Digital Health for Community Care
205
Wearable Healthcare
239
Smart and Assistive Technologies
257
Future Trends in Healthcare Technology
277
Index
293
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About the author (2020)

Bernard Fong is currently with Providence University, Taiwan. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of New South Wales in 1993 and 2005, respectively.

A. C. M. Fong is currently with Western Michigan University, USA. He graduated from Imperial College London and the University of Oxford, UK.

C. K. Li is currently with Alpha Positive Clinic, Hong Kong. He received his MSc degree from the University of London and PhD degree from the University of Westminster, UK.

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