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Telehealth and Mobile Health

ISBN 9781138893498
Published July 26, 2017 by CRC Press

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Book Description

The E-Medicine, E-Health, M-Health, Telemedicine, and Telehealth Handbook provides extensive coverage of modern telecommunication in the medical industry, from sensors on and within the body to electronic medical records and beyond.

Telehealth and Mobile Health is the second volume of this handbook. Featuring chapters written by leading experts and researchers in their respective fields, this volume:

  • Discusses telesurgery, medical robotics, and image guidance as well as telenursing and remote patient care
  • Describes the implementation of networks, data management, record management, and effective personnel training
  • Explains how the use of new technologies brings many business, management, and service opportunities
  • Provides examples of scientific advancements such as brain-controlled bionic human arms and hands
  • Incorporates clinical applications throughout for practical reference

The E-Medicine, E-Health, M-Health, Telemedicine, and Telehealth Handbook bridges the gap between scientists, engineers, and medical professionals by creating synergy in the related fields of biomedical engineering, information and communication technology, business, and healthcare.

Table of Contents

Medical Robotics. Modern Devices for Telesurgery. Microsurgery Systems. Image-Guided Microsurgery. eHealth and Telenursing. mHealth: Intelligent Closed-Loop Solutions for Personalized Healthcare. Patient Care Sensing and Monitoring Systems. Mobile Health Sleep Technologies. Cardiovascular Disease Management via Electronic Health. mHealth eEmergency Systems. Global and Local Health Information, Databases, and Networks. Electronic Medical Records: Management and Implementation. Public Health Informatics in Australia and around the World. Ubiquitous Personal Health Records for Remote Regions. Education and Training for Supporting General Practitioners in the Use of Clinical Telehealth: A Needs Analysis. Delivering eHealthcare: Opportunities and Challenges. Mobile Healthcare User Interface Design Application Strategies. Epidemic Tracking and Disease Monitoring in Rural Areas: A Case Study in Pakistan. mHealth and Web Applications. Investigation and Assessment of Effectiveness of Knowledge Brokering on Web 2.0 in Health Sector in Quebec, Canada. Virtual Doctor Systems for Medical Practices. Synthetic Biometrics in Biomedical Systems. Performance Analysis of Transform-Based Medical Image-Compression Methods for Telemedicine. Tracking the Position and Orientation of Ultrasound Probe for Image-Guided Surgical Procedures. Biokinematics for Mobility: Theory, Sensors, and Wireless Measurements. Biopotentials and Electrophysiology Measurements. Sensor Signal Conditioning for Biomedical Instrumentation. Sensor-Based Human Activity-Recognition Techniques. Very Large-Scale Integration Bioinstrumentation Circuit Design and Nanopore Applications. Wireless Electrical Impedance Tomography: LabVIEW-Based Automatic Electrode Switching.

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Halit Eren received his B.Eng, M.Eng, and Ph.D degrees from the University of Sheffield, UK, and MBA from Curtin University. He has worked as an instrumentation engineer, and held positions of assistant professorship at Hacettepe University and the Middle East Technical University; associate professorship at Hong Kong Polytechnic University; visiting professorship at the University of Wisconsin; and visiting scholar at the University of Sheffield. Dr. Eren has been conducting research and teaching at Curtin University for more than 30 years. He currently holds an adjunct senior research fellowship at the university. Widely published, Dr. Eren is a senior member of the IEEE.

John G. Webster received his BEE from Cornell University, and his MSEE and a Ph.D from the University of Rochester. Dr. Webster is currently professor emeritus of biomedical engineering at the University of Wisconsin. Previously, he was a highly cited researcher at King Abdulaziz University. Widely published, Dr. Webster is a fellow of the IEEE, ISA, AIMBE, BMES, and IOP. He has been a member of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Administrative Committee and the NIH Surgery and Bioengineering Study Section, and the recipient of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Career Achievement Award.