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Advances in Therapeutic Engineering

1st Edition

Edited by Wenwei Yu, Subhagata Chattopadhyay, Teik-Cheng Lim, U. Rajendra Acharya

CRC Press

496 pages

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Therapeutic Engineering (TE) is a cutting-edge domain in today's era of medical technology research. Through engineering algorithms that provide technological solutions, it aims to elevate the quality of life of disabled individuals. Advances in Therapeutic Engineering describes various therapeutic processes and mechanisms currently applied to the

Table of Contents

Development of a Human Spine Simulation System. Training and Measuring the Hand-Eye Coordination Capability of Mentally Ill Patients. Rehabilitation of Lower Limbs Based on Functional Electrical Stimulation Systems. Functional Reorganisation of Cerebral Cortex and Rehabilitation. Evaluation of Physical Functions for Fall Prevention among the Elderly. Human-Friendly Actuator Using Metal Hydride for Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Systems. Eye Movement Input Device Designed to Help Maintain Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Patients. Body Awareness in Prosthetic Hands. A Study on Subthreshold Stimulation for Daily Functional Electrical Stimulation Training. An fMRI Analysis of Prosthetic Hand Rehabilitation Using a Brain-Machine Interface. Design of an Induction Heating Unit Used in Hyperthermia Treatment. Assistive Technology: From the Perspective of Rehabilitation Medicine. Inclusive User Modelling and Simulation. Semantic Interoperability of e-Health Systems Using Dialogue-Based Mapping of Ontologies in Diabetes Management. Clinical Decision Support Systems in Mental Health: Rehabilitation Other Way Round. Engineering Interventions to Improve Impaired Gait: A Review. Electrical Stimulation Devices for Cerebral Palsy: Design Considerations, Therapeutic Effects, and Future Directions. Bayesian Approach to Automated Detection of Asthma Using Clinical and Spirometric Information. Textural Pattern Classification of Microscopic Images for Malaria Screening. Review of Data Mining Methods with Applications for Rehabilitation Engineering, Human Factors, and Diagnostics. Index.

About the Editors

U. Rajendra Acharya is a visiting faculty member at Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore. His major research interests are in biomedical signal processing, bioimaging, data mining, visualization, and biophysics for better healthcare design, delivery, and therapy.

Teik-Cheng Lim is a head of program at SIM University (UniSIM). His research interests include auxetic materials, solid mechanics, biomechanics and mathematical chemistry.

Wenwei Yu is a professor in the Department of Medical System Engineering, School of Engineering at Chiba University in Japan. His major research interests are in neuroprosthetics, rehabilitation robotics, motor control, and biomedical signal processing.

Subhagata Chattopadhyay is active as a healthcare informatics professional. His principal research fields are medical informatics, clinical decision support systems, rehabilitation engineering, and e-health.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Biotechnology