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Title Advances in therapeutic engineering / editors, Wenwei Yue [and others]
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2013
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Contents 1. Development of a human spine simulation system / Ian Gibson [and others] -- 2. Training and measuring the hand-eye coordination capability of mentally ill patients / Chun-Siong Lee and Chee-Kong Chui -- 3. Rehabilitation of lower limbs based on functional electrical stimulation systems / W.D. Liu, K.Y. Zhu, and Yong Xiao -- 4. Functional reorganisation of the cerebral cortex and rehabilitation / Masaharu Maruishi -- 5. Evaluation of physical functions for fall prevention among the elderly / Kazuhiko Yamashita and Shuichi Ino -- 6. Human-friendly actuator using metal hydride for rehabilitation and assistive technology systems / Mitsuru Sato and Shuichi Ino -- 7. Eye movement input device designed to help maintain amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients / Tomoya Miyasaka, Masanori Shoji, and Toshiaki Tanaka -- 8. Body awareness in prosthetic hands / Alej andro Hernández -Arieta and Dana D. Damian -- 9. Study on subthreshold stimulation for daily functional electrical stimulation training / Baoping Yuan [and others] -- 10. fMRI analysis of prosthetic hand rehabilitation using a brain-machine interface / Hiroshi Yokoi [and others] -- 11. Design of an induction heating unit used in hyperthermia treatment / Doia Sinha, Pradip Kumar Sadhu, and Nitai Pal -- 12. Assistive technology from the perspective of rehabilitation medicine / Kavitha Raja and Saumen Gupta -- 13. Inclusive user modelling and simulation / Pradipta Biswas and Pat Langdon -- 14. Semantic interoperability of e-health systems using dialogue-based mapping of ontologies in diabetes management / Pronab Ganguly -- 15. Clinical decision support systems in mental health : rehabilitation the other way around / Subhagata Chattopadhyay -- 16. Engineering interventions to improve impaired gait : a review / Sanchita Agarwal [and others] -- 17. Electrical stimulation devices for cerebral palsy : design considerations, therapeutic effects, and future directions / Bikas K. Arya [and others] -- 18. Bayesian approach to automated detection of asthma using clinical and spirometric information / Dev Kumar Das, Partha Sarathi Bhattacharya, and Chandan Chakraborty -- 19. Textural pattern classification of microscopic images for malaria screening / Dev Kumar Das, Asok Kumar Maiti, and Chandan Chakraborty -- 20. Review of data mining methods with applications for rehabilitation engineering, human factors, and diagnostics / Teik-Cheng Lim and U. Rajendra Acharya
Summary "This comprehensive, edited book brings together topics in therapeutic and rehabilitative engineering, ranging from prosthetics to sensory substitution and medical robotics. Drawing on the expertise of a multidisciplinary field of contributors, it discusses both diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of health care and rehabilitation, including healthcare informatics, biomedical signal processing, sensors, and robotic prosthetics. Presenting a system-level approach to therapeutic engineering, it explores the current state and future directions of this rapidly advancing and cutting-edge field"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Biomedical Engineering -- methods.
Rehabilitation -- methods.
Disabled Persons -- rehabilitation.
Prostheses and Implants.
Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted.
Biomedical engineering.
Prosthesis -- Technological innovations
Rehabilitation technology.
Biomedical engineering.
MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Medical Technology.
MEDICAL -- Biotechnology.
MEDICAL -- Family & General Practice.
MEDICAL -- Lasers in Medicine.
Rehabilitation technology.
Form Electronic book
Author Yu, Wenwei, 1967-
ISBN 1439871744