Optimizing Assistive Technologies for Aging Populations, 1st Edition

  • Yosry S. Morsi
  • Anupam Shukla
  • Chandra Prakash Rathore
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  • ISBN-10: 1466695315
  • ISBN-13: 9781466695313
  • DDC: 681.761
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 494 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This title focuses on the development and improvement of devices intended to assist elderly individuals in coping with various physical limitations and disabilities. It examines the available tools and technologies for supporting the mobility, agility, and self-sufficiency of the aging population as well as the challenges associated with the integration of these technologies into the everyday lives of elderly individuals. It is ideally designed for reference use by healthcare workers, medical students, gerontologists, and IT developers in the field of medicine.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
Mitigating Challenges in Elderly Population.
1: Challenges in Developing Applications for Aging Populations.
2: Finding a Smart Technical System for Mitigating the Elderly's Driving Accidents: System Development for Safe Driving for the Elderly.
3: Supporting Active and Healthy Aging with Advanced Robotics Integrated in Smart Environment.
4: Hand Exercising Exoskeleton: An Aging Assistive Device for Rehabilitation.
5: Cognitive Fitness, Assessment, and Cognitive Rehabilitation of Older Population: From MMSE to Computerized and VR Based Tools.
Optimizing ICT Technologies for Aging Society.
6: User-Centered Design of Wearable Assistive Devices for the Aging Population.
7: Elderly Monitoring and AAL for Independent Living at Home: Human Needs, Technological Issues, and Dependability.
8: ICT-Enabled Communication Tools for the Elderly: A Proximity-Based Social Communication Tool.
9: Wired and Wireless Distributed e-Home Healthcare System.
10: Empowering Patients in Self-Management of Parkinson's Disease through Cooperative ICT Systems.
Elderly Healthcare.
11: Evolving Concepts for Use of Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering for Cardiac Regeneration.
12: Ventricular Assist Device and Its Necessity for Elderly Population.
13: Assistive Technology for Heart Monitoring of Elderly People through Speech Analysis.
14: Parkinson's Disease Detection with Gait Recognition using Soft Computing Techniques.
15: Computer Aided Diagnosis System for Breast Cancer Detection.
16: Quantum Computing Based Technique for Cancer Disease Detection System.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.
Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
Mitigating Challenges in Elderly Population.
1: Challenges in Developing Applications for Aging Populations.
2: Finding a Smart Technical System for Mitigating the Elderly's Driving Accidents: System Development for Safe Driving for the Elderly.
3: Supporting Active and Healthy Aging with Advanced Robotics Integrated in Smart Environment.
4: Hand Exercising Exoskeleton: An Aging Assistive Device for Rehabilitation.
5: Cognitive Fitness, Assessment, and Cognitive Rehabilitation of Older Population: From MMSE to Computerized and VR Based Tools.
Optimizing ICT Technologies for Aging Society.
6: User-Centered Design of Wearable Assistive Devices for the Aging Population.
7: Elderly Monitoring and AAL for Independent Living at Home: Human Needs, Technological Issues, and Dependability.
8: ICT-Enabled Communication Tools for the Elderly: A Proximity-Based Social Communication Tool.
9: Wired and Wireless Distributed e-Home Healthcare System.
10: Empowering Patients in Self-Management of Parkinson's Disease through Cooperative ICT Systems.
Elderly Healthcare.
11: Evolving Concepts for Use of Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering for Cardiac Regeneration.
12: Ventricular Assist Device and Its Necessity for Elderly Population.
13: Assistive Technology for Heart Monitoring of Elderly People through Speech Analysis.
14: Parkinson's Disease Detection with Gait Recognition using Soft Computing Techniques.
15: Computer Aided Diagnosis System for Breast Cancer Detection.
16: Quantum Computing Based Technique for Cancer Disease Detection System.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.