Systems Design for Remote Healthcare, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1461488427
  • ISBN-13: 9781461488422
  • DDC: 610.11
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 332 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This book provides a multidisciplinary overview of the design and implementation of systems for remote patient monitoring and healthcare.  Readers are guided step-by-step through the components of such a system and shown how they could be integrated in a coherent framework for deployment in practice.  The authors explain planning from subsystem design to complete integration and deployment, given particular application constraints.  Readers will benefit from descriptions of the clinical requirements underpinning the entire application scenario, physiological parameter sensing techniques, information processing approaches and overall, application dependent system integration.   Each chapter ends with a discussion of practical design challenges and two case studies are included to provide practical examples and design methods for two remote healthcare systems with different needs.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Clinician's View of Next-Generation Remote Healthcare System.
2: System Overview of Next-Generation Remote Healthcare.
3: Vital Sign Sensing Technology.
4: Signal Processing Architecture Implementation Methodologies for Next-Generation Remote Healthcare Systems.
5: Machine Learning Techniques for Remote Healthcare.
6: Patient Health Record (PHR) System.
7: Wireless Sensor Networks: A Key Enabling Technology for Remote Healthcare.
8: System Integration Issues for Next-Generation Remote Healthcare System.
9: A Business Perspective.
10: Case Studies.