Title
Mobile health solutions for biomedical applications [electronic resource] / [edited by] Phillip Olla, Joseph Tan.

Published
Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), c2009.

Description
electronic texts (xvi, 347 p. : ill.) : digital files.

Series
Advances in healthcare information systems and informatics (AHISI) series.

Subjects
Telecommunication in medicine.
 
Mobile communication systems.
 
Wireless communication systems.
 
Cell phones.
 
Medical technology.
 
e-book [online only] -- IGI.

Medical Subjects
Telemedicine.
 
Ambulatory Monitoring.
 
Cellular Phone.
 
Computers, Handheld.
 
Medical Records Systems, Computerized.
 
User-Computer Interface.

Summary
Healthcare systems are now experiencing a variety of challenges with the integration of mobile and ubiquitous technology. This book provides an international perspective on the benefits of mobile health technology and describes examples and applications implemented in global healthcare. This book presents research on the emergence of pervasive computing and health care systems that provide quality patient care services.

Contents
Evaluation of two mobile nutrition tracking applications for chronically ill populations with low literacy skills / Katie A. Siek ... [et al.] -- Accessing an existing virtual electronic patient record with a secure wireless architecture / Ana Ferreira ... [et al.] -- Personal health records systems go mobile: defining evaluation concepts / Phillip Olla, Joseph Tan -- Medical information representation framework for mobile healthcare / Ing Widya ... [et al.] -- A distributed approach of a clinical decision support system based on cooperation / Daniel Ruiz-Fernández, Antonio Soriano-Payá -- Managing mobile healthcare knowledge: physicians' perceptions on knowledge creation and reuse / Teppo Räisänen ... [et al.] -- Patient monitoring in diverse environments / Yousef Jasemian -- Monitoring hospital patients using ambient displays / Monica Tentori, Daniela Segura, Jesus Favela -- Towards easy-to-use, safe, and secure wireless medical body sensor networks / Javier Espina ... [et al.] -- Sensing of vital signs and transmission using wireless networks / Yousef Jasemian -- Towards wearable physiological monitoring on a mobile phone / Nuria Oliver, Fernando Flores-Mangas, Rodrigo de Oliveria -- A framework for capturing patient consent in pervasive healthcare applications / Giovanni Russello, Changyu Dong, Naranker Dualy -- Technology enablers for context-aware healthcare applications / Filipe Meneses, Adriano Moreira -- Modeling spatiotemporal developments in spatial health systems / Bjorn Gottfried -- Context-aware task distribution for enhanced M-health application performance / Hailiang Mei ... [et al.].

Notes
Vendor supplied record for IGI received in 2015.

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-331) and index.

Restrictions on Access
Restricted to subscribers or individual electronic text purchasers.

Related Items

Other Authors
Olla, Phillip.
 
Tan, Joseph K. H.
 
IGI Global.

ISBN
9781605663333 (electronic bk.)
 
1605663328 (hardcover : alk. paper)
 
9781605663326 (hardcover : alk. paper)
 
9781616925260 (pbk.)

Online Access
e-book


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberStatus
Virtual LibraryElectronic BookXX(1435305.1)Online (Click URL to access)