Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Medicine and Healthcare, 1st Edition

  • Mehdi Khosrow-Pour
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  • ISBN-10: 1522574905
  • ISBN-13: 9781522574903
  • DDC: 610.285
  • 591 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released September 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Advancements in medical and healthcare technologies pave the way to improving treatments and diagnoses while also streamlining processes to ensure the highest quality care is given to patients. In the last few decades, revolutionary technology has radically progressed the healthcare industry by increasing life expectancy and reducing human error. This title provides emerging research on bioinformatics, medical ethics, and clinical science in modern applications and settings. While highlighting the challenges medical practitioners and healthcare professionals face when treating patients and striving to optimize their processes, the book shows how revolutionary technologies and methods are vastly improving how healthcare is implemented globally. This book is an important resource for medical researchers, healthcare administrators, doctors, nurses, biomedical engineers, and students looking for comprehensive research on the advancements in healthcare technologies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Medical Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care (AMDTC) Book Series.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
1: Bioinformatics.
2: Bioinformatics.
3: Bioinspired Solutions for MEMS Tribology.
4: Building Gene Networks by Analyzing Gene Expression Profiles.
5: Concerns and Challenges of Cloud Platforms for Bioinformatics.
6: Biology.
7: GWAS as the Detective to Find Genetic Contribution in Diseases.
8: RNA Interference Therapeutics and Human Diseases.
9: Clinical Science and Technologies.
10: A Gamification Update to the Taxonomy of Technology and Mental Health.
11: Heart Sound Analysis for Blood Pressure Estimation.
12: Sociological Perspectives on Improving Medical Diagnosis Emphasizing CAD.
13: Healthcare Administration.
14: Electronic Health Record (EHR) Diffusion and an Examination of Physician Resistance.
15: Internet of Things Applications for Healthcare.
16: Maintenance Policies Optimization of Medical Equipment in a Health Care Organization.
17: The Optimal Workforce Staffing Solutions With Random Patient Demand in Healthcare Settings.
18: Using Technology to Reduce a Healthcare Disparity.
19: Health Information Systems.
20: Challenges and Implications of Health Literacy in Global Health Care.
21: Cyber Behaviors in Seeking Health Information.
22: Information Systems and Technology Projects in Healthcare Organizations.
23: Peer-to-Peer Health-Related Online Support Groups.
24: Software Evaluation From the Perspective of Patients and Healthcare Professionals.
25: Technology Design and Routes for Tool Appropriation in Medical Practices.
26: Trends in Health Care Information Technology and Informatics.
27: User Resistance to Health Information Technology.
28: Medical Education, Ethics, and Law.
29: Comprehensive E-Learning Appraisal System.
30: Flipping the Medical School Classroom.
31: Integrating Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training Though Online Learning.
32: Integrating Web-Based Technologies Into the Education and Training of Health Professionals.
33: Interactivity in Distance Education and Computer-Aided Learning, With Medical Education Examples.
34: Medical Equipment and Economic Determinants of Its Structure and Regulation in the Slovak Republic.
35: Use of Technology in Problem-Based Learning in Health Science.
36: Medical Technologies.
37: Defining and Characterizing the Landscape of E-Health.
38: Kinect Applications in Healthcare.
39: Neuroscience Technology and Interfaces for Speech, Language, and Musical Communication.
40: Personalized Medicine.
41: Pervasive Mobile Health.
42: Radio Frequency Identification Technologies and Issues in Healthcare.
43: Social Telerehabilitation.
44: A Validation Study of Rehabilitation Exercise Monitoring Using Kinect.
45: Virtual Reality as Distraction Technique for Pain Management in Children and Adolescents.
46: Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.