eBook Handbook of Research on ICTs for Human-Centered Healthcare and Social Care Services, 1st Edition

  • Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha
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  • ISBN-10: 1466639873
  • ISBN-13: 9781466639874
  • DDC: 610.285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 978 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released July 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Handbook of Research on ICTs for Human-Centered Healthcare and Social Services is a comprehensive collection of relevant research on technology and its developments of ICTs in healthcare and social services. This book focuses on the emerging trends in the social and healthcare sectors such as social networks, security of ICTs, advisory services; and would be beneficial to researchers, scholars, students, and practitioners to further their interest in technological advancements.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Human/Psychological Aspects.
2: Well-Being, Wisdom, Health, and IT: From the Big-Picture to the Small-Picture.
3: Fostering Psychological Coherence: With ICTs.
4: Playing for Better or for Worse?: Health and Social Outcomes with Electronic Gaming.
5: The Psychosocial Impact of ICT Efficiency on Speech Disorders-Treatment.
6: Information Challenges of the Deaf in their Health and Social Care Needs.
7: Assistive Technology for Cognition: Enabling Activities of Daily Living.
8: The Effects of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Use in Primary Care on the Physician-Patient Relationship.
9: Cultivating Chan as Proactive Therapy for Social Wellness.
10: Emerging Trends on the Social and Healthcare Sectors.
11: Social Networks as a Tool to Improve the Life Quality of Chronic Patients and Their Relatives.
12: Community Networks: Infrastructure and Models for Therapeutic Support.
13: Security of ICTs Supporting Healthcare Activities.
14: Directions for ICT Research in Disease Prevention.
15: Emerging ICT Challenges on Provision of Online Hiv/Aids Advisory Services.
16: Does IT Bring Hope for Wellbeing?.
17: Low Cost T-Health and T-Social with Ginga: Experience with Mime TV, ImFine, and iFunnyCube Interactive TV Programs..
18: Developments and Applications in Social Care Services.
19: Elderly Care Cost Control using Observation, Assessment, and Decision-Making.
20: Privacy and Data Protection towards Elderly Healthcare.
21: The Study of Social Needs as a Strategic Tool for the Innovation of the Social Care Sector: The Contribution of New Technologies.
22: Resilience and Psychomotricity in Preschool Education: A Study with Children that are Socially, Culturally, and Economically Disadvantaged.
23: Independent Living Support for Disabled and Elderly People using Cell Phones.
1: Enabling Technologies/Technological Developments.
2: Cyber Capability Framework: A Tool to Evaluate ICT for Development Projects.
3: A Review of Notifications Systems in Elder Care Environments: Challenges and Opportunities.
4: Augmented Reality Framework for the Socialization between Elderly People.
5: Fall Detection Systems to Be Used by Elderly People.
6: Searching Health Information in Question-Answering Systems.
7: Identifying Requirements for Healthcare Information Systems with Focus Groups.
8: Organ Donation and Transplantation: Processes, Registries, Consent, and Restrictions in Saudi Arabia.
9: Electronic Health Record Proposal for Long-Term Preservation.
10: Using Multi-Agent Systems to Support e-Health Services.
11: A Conceptual Framework for the Design and Development of AAL Services.
12: A Survey on Health Care Services Using Wireless Sensor Networks.
13: Medical Information Extraction in European Portuguese.
14: ICT Use and Multidisciplinary Healthcare Teams.
15: ICTs for Orientation and Mobility for Blind People: A State of the Art.
16: Contribution to Mobility and Orientation Teaching Programs: Assistive Technology Equipment and Tests Methodology.
17: New Electro-Optic and Display Technology for Visually Disabled People.
18: Technical Perspective of Authentication Policy Extension for the Adaptive Social Services and E-Health Care Management.
19: On the Development of a Multi-Modal Autonomous Wheelchair.
20: Interoperability of Medical Devices and Information Systems.
21: Enhancing Autonomy in Persons with Intellectual Impairments by Means of ICT Tools.
22: New Trends in Healthcare Information Systems (HIS) Integration.
23: Design of an ICT Tool for Decision Making in Social and Health Policies.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.