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A Survey on Gamification for Health Rehabilitation Care: Applications, Opportunities, and Open Challenges

Nooralisa Mohd Tuah, Fatimah Ahmedy, Abdullah Gani, Lionelson Norbert Yong
2021 Information  
However, a limited number of surveys have investigated the gamification of rehabilitation and the use of suitable game techniques for rehabilitation in the literature.  ...  In conclusion, several challenges and research opportunities are discussed to improve gamification deployment in rehabilitation in the future.  ...  Challenges and Research Opportunity Gamification for rehabilitation is not a new approach.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info12020091 fatcat:nxxh5vf3ijdore2q327uofvnue

Identified opportunities for gamification in the elective primary fast-track total hip and knee arthroplasty journey: Secondary analysis of healthcare professionals' interviews

Miia Jansson, Jonna Koivisto, Minna Pikkarainen
2020 Journal of Clinical Nursing  
To identify opportunities for gamification in the elective primary fast-track total hip and knee arthroplasty journey in order to support patients' health-related behavior.  ...  Several opportunities for gamification were identified and quantified.  ...  for gamification were related to increasing difficulty or an upward tendency and personalised challenges related to rehabilitation.  ... 
doi:10.1111/jocn.15246 pmid:32222001 fatcat:z4j5xwaalfbf7efirvm26renby

Smart Health-Enhanced Early Mobilisation in Intensive Care Units

Maria Ferre, Edgar Batista, Agusti Solanas, Antoni Martínez-Ballesté
2021 Sensors  
This article reviews the literature and analyses on the use of technology in the area of EM, and moreover, it proposes a smart health-enhanced scenario.  ...  Critically ill patients that stay in Intensive Care Units (ICU) for long periods suffer from Post-Intensive Care Syndrome or ICU Acquired Weakness, whose effects can decrease patients' quality of life  ...  [47] introduces an open-source middleware framework for communication with medical devices and an application using a middleware named Intensive Care Window.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21165408 pmid:34450850 pmcid:PMC8399902 fatcat:qqsh27oc2vdtfnjpagp6gs3qqm

LiveWell RERC State of the Science Conference Report on ICT Access to Support Community Living, Health and Function for People with Disabilities

John Morris, Mike Jones, Frank DeRuyter, David Putrino, Catherine E. Lang, Danielle Jake-Schoffman
2019 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The first two sessions focused on the current and future state of information and communication technology (ICT) for mobile health (mHealth) and mobile rehabilitation (mRehab).  ...  Substantive areas of work include gaming and esports, the gamification of interventions for health and fitness, the cultivation of community supports, and continuous outreach and education wherever a person  ...  We also thank the many participants in the LiveWell RERC's research and development efforts, as well as the reviewers of this manuscript for helping to make it better.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17010274 pmid:31906041 fatcat:s433m6o3vneynkvo3fgdlatpt4

Self-Care Technologies in HCI

Francisco Nunes, Nervo Verdezoto, Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Morten Kyng, Erik Grönvall, Cristiano Storni
2015 ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction  
We then draw out opportunities for advancing HCI research in self-care, namely, focusing further on patients' everyday life experience, considering existing collaborations in self-care, and increasing  ...  In this review, we focus on how patients and carers use and experience self-care technology through a Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) lens.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thankÖzge Subasi, Eva Ganglbauer, and Florian Güldenpfennig for the insightful discussions we had while conducting the review.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2803173 fatcat:ozhpp5nvsbd5jjfmn7m2frw2ke

Smart Environments and Social Robots for Age-Friendly Integrated Care Services

Ionut Anghel, Tudor Cioara, Dorin Moldovan, Marcel Antal, Claudia Daniela Pop, Ioan Salomie, Cristina Bianca Pop, Viorica Rozina Chifu
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The world is facing major societal challenges because of an aging population that is putting increasing pressure on the sustainability of care.  ...  The development of smart, physical, social and age-friendly environments is identified by World Health Organization (WHO) as a key intervention point for enabling older adults, enabling them to remain  ...  medical specialist to have a better view on the patient's health issues and to make the most accurate diagnosis and (iii) offers the patients the opportunity to evaluate their health condition and consult  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17113801 pmid:32471108 pmcid:PMC7312538 fatcat:ixzlchr75jg57ogggozteo7ene

Serious Game iDO: Towards Better Education in Dementia Care

Rytis Maskeliūnas, Robertas Damaševičius, Connie Lethin, Andrius Paulauskas, Anna Esposito, Mauro Catena, Vincenzo Aschettino
2019 Information  
We describe the iDO serious game developed during implementation of the Innovative Digital Training Opportunities on Dementia for Direct Care Workers (IDO) project.  ...  We conclude that the game aroused positive moods and attitudes for future caregivers of persons with dementia, indicating a more relaxed status and a decreased fear in accomplishing the caring process.  ...  Another major feature of serious games is the possible application for rehabilitation. Wingham et al.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info10110355 fatcat:kcpqr5wsmvhsznki377zumueza

The Digital Health Revolution and People with Disabilities: Perspective from the United States

Mike Jones, Frank DeRuyter, John Morris
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Needs, opportunities and challenges for the emerging fields of mobile health (mHealth, aka eHealth) and mobile rehabilitation (mRehab) are discussed.  ...  This article serves as the introduction to this special issue on Mobile Health and Mobile Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities. Social, technological and policy trends are reviewed.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors thank the reviewers and journal editorial staff for their many helpful recommendations for improve this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17020381 pmid:31936006 pmcid:PMC7013503 fatcat:sv26dhl55var3ehorexg5gppla

Online Training and Serious Games in Clinical Training in Nursing and Midwife Education

Galya Georgieva-Tsaneva, Ivanichka Serbezova
2021 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
The article presents the results of a survey for online training conducted in April 2021 at universities in Bulgaria Health Care professional field, specialty Nurse and Midwife.  ...  The article examines the application, methods, and trends in online training of health care and medical professionals in Bulgaria.  ...  Teachers' and students' views on virtual methods were surveyed using a survey created using the Google Forms application. The survey includes 486 respondents, health care students in Bulgaria.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2021.0120539 fatcat:2fchojwzizeu7c46ft5dzcph4a

GAVRe2: Towards Data-Driven Upper-Limb Rehabilitation with Adaptive-Feedback Gamification

Yujun Lai, Sheila Sutjipto, Matthew D. Clout, Marc G. Carmichael, Gavin Paul
2018 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO)  
rehabilitation and the opportunity for upper limb rehabilitation in a domestic setting.  ...  This paper presents Game Adaptive Virtual Reality Rehabilitation (GAVRe 2 ), a framework to augment upper limb rehabilitation using Virtual Reality (VR) gamification and haptic robotic manipulator feedback  ...  Personalized configurations can also be set by the therapist, changing target health, speed, number of targets, and game time. 2) Timed Challenge Mode: For more directed muscle movements, this mode spawns  ... 
doi:10.1109/robio.2018.8665105 dblp:conf/robio/LaiSCCP18 fatcat:p5chg3ysmbh2hatjr7fhvloadm

Barriers and Facilitators of Technology in Cardiac Rehabilitation and Self-Management: Systematic Qualitative Grounded Theory Review (Preprint)

Shreya Tadas, David Coyle
2020 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Further application of user-centered and iterative methods represents a significant opportunity in this space.  ...  Dealing with cardiovascular disease is challenging, and people often struggle to follow rehabilitation and self-management programs.  ...  For some, but not all, opportunities to stay connected with family, caregivers, and others with a similar health condition are considered as one of the most effective ways to stay motivated and driven  ... 
doi:10.2196/18025 pmid:33174847 fatcat:7efemraq3fesrnirylvn6ql4em

Smart wearable devices in cardiovascular care: where we are and how to move forward

Karim Bayoumy, Mohammed Gaber, Abdallah Elshafeey, Omar Mhaimeed, Elizabeth H Dineen, Francoise A Marvel, Seth S Martin, Evan D Muse, Mintu P Turakhia, Khaldoun G Tarakji, Mohamed B Elshazly
2021 Nature Reviews Cardiology  
We present several recommendations to navigate these challenges and propose a simple and practical 'ABCD' guide for clinicians, personalized to their specific practice needs, to accelerate the integration  ...  To date, challenges such as device accuracy, clinical validity, a lack of standardized regulatory policies and concerns for patient privacy are still hindering the widespread adoption of smart wearable  ...  A practical ABCD guide for clinicians As consumers continue to push the use of wearable data in clinical care and as health-care leaders and policymakers sift through all the challenges mentioned above  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41569-021-00522-7 pmid:33664502 pmcid:PMC7931503 fatcat:v2t32awmz5a5xo3iah6kwoixdy

Digital Phenotyping and Patient-Generated Health Data for Outcome Measurement in Surgical Care: A Scoping Review

Prakash Jayakumar, Eugenia Lin, Vincent Galea, Abraham J. Mathew, Nikhil Panda, Imelda Vetter, Alex B. Haynes
2020 Journal of Personalized Medicine  
Opportunities exist for further work across surgical specialties involving smartphones, communications data, comparison with patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs), applications focusing on prediction  ...  Personalized health information captured within free-living settings using such technologies may better enable the application of patient-generated health data (PGHD) to provide patient-centered care.  ...  treatment selection, and recovery and rehabilitation support, e.g., gamification [24] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/jpm10040282 pmid:33333915 fatcat:2lf36olmbnhw5oe2zq5ihjqn3e

eWALL: An Open-Source Cloud-Based eHealth Platform for Creating Home Caring Environments for Older Adults Living with Chronic Diseases or Frailty

Sofoklis Kyriazakos, Ramjee Prasad, Albena Mihovska, Aristodemos Pnevmatikakis, Harm op den Akker, Hermie Hermens, Paolo Barone, Alessandro Mamelli, Samuele de Domenico, Matthias Pocs, Andrej Grguric, Miran Mosmondor (+16 others)
2017 Wireless personal communications  
It is responsible for receiving processed and indexed measured sensor data, sending control and configuration data to Sensing Environments and for bidirectional application data.  ...  We consider this as an opportunity and we aim to change the eHealth systems' experience for older adults and break the barriers for the penetration of ICT solutions. keywords: eHealth, eCare, Personal  ...  Acknowledgement This paper is based on the joint research work of the eWALL project consortium (EC, FP7 Grant Agreement no 610658).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11277-017-4656-7 fatcat:lgks4zb6dzanzmlypabjsw6uni

3MD for Chronic Conditions, a Model for Motivational mHealth Design: Embedded Case Study

Guido Giunti
2018 JMIR Serious Games  
The use of behavioral change models (BCMs) has proven important in developing successful health solutions, yet engaging patients remains a challenge.  ...  However, only a fraction of these solutions take into consideration the views of relevant stakeholders such as health care professionals or even patients.  ...  GG acknowledges grant #676201 for the Connected Health Early-Stage Researcher Support System from the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Commission.  ... 
doi:10.2196/11631 pmid:30143476 fatcat:dphkrvtounhajbbwsywvoapgie
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