Mobile Health Solutions For Biomedical Applications

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Healthcare systems are now experiencing a variety of challenges with the integration of mobile and ubiquitous technology. Mobile Health Solutions for Biomedical Applications provides an international perspective on the benefits of mobile health technology and describes different 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.

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Ch. I Evaluation of Two Mobile Nutrition Tracking Applications for Chronically Ill Populations with Low Literacy Skills 1

Ch. II Accessing an Existing Virtual Electronic Patient Record with a Secure Wireless Architecture 24

Ch. III Personal Health Records Systems Go Mobile: Defining Evaluation Components 45

Ch. IV Medical Information Representation Framework for Mobile Healthcare 71

Ch. V A Distributed Approach of a Clinical Decision Support System Based on Cooperation 92

Ch. VI Managing Mobile Healthcare Knowledge: Physicians' Perceptions on Knowledge Creation and Reuse 111

Ch. VII Patient Monitoring in Diverse Environments 129

Ch. VIII Monitoring Hospital Patients Using Ambient Displays 143

Ch. IX Towards Easy-to-Use, Safe, and Secure Wireless Medical Body Sensor Networks 159

Ch. X Sensing of Vital Signs and Transmission Using Wireless Networks 180

Ch. XI Towards Wearable Physiological Monitoring on a Mobile Phone 208

Ch. XII A Framework for Capturing Patient Consent in Pervasive Healthcare Applications 245

Ch. XIII Technology Enablers for Context-Aware Healthcare Applications 260

Ch. XIV Modeling Spatiotemporal Developments in Spatial Health Systems 270

Ch. XV Context-Aware Task Distribution for Enhanced M-health Application Performance 285

Compilation of References 308

Index 341

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