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A Research Roadmap: Connected Health as enabler of Cancer Patient Support (Preprint)

Gabriel Ruiz Signorelli, Fedor Lehocki, Matilde Mora-Fernández, Gillian O'Neill, Dominic O'Connor, Louise Brennan, Francisco Monteiro-Guerra, Alejandro Rivero-Rodriguez, Santiago Hors-Fraile, Juan Miguel Muñoz-Peñas, Mercè Bonjorn-Dalmau, Jorge Mota (+6 others)
2019 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Here we discuss the capabilities of mobile and wearable technologies; we also discuss pervasive and persuasive strategies and device systems to provide multidisciplinary and inclusive approaches for cancer  ...  Given the exponential business growth of the Connected Health economy, there is an urgent need to develop mHealth (mobile health) exponentially, making it both an attractive and challenging market.  ...  GRS, FMG, GON, DOC, LB, JMP, and MBD are part of Cancer: Activating Technology for Connected Health (CATCH) and are supported by a grant from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program  ... 
doi:10.2196/14360 pmid:31663861 pmcid:PMC6914240 fatcat:gyfjlsmsjnd3jec6we2qls4ckm

Human-Robot Interaction in Rehabilitation and Assistance: a Review

Abolfazl Mohebbi
2020 Current Robotics Reports  
Recent Findings The survey on the literature reveals that new efforts are put on utilizing machine learning approaches alongside novel developments in sensing technology to adapt the systems with user  ...  routines in terms of activities for assistive systems and exercises for rehabilitation devices to fit each user's need and maximize their effectiveness.  ...  Some other recent approaches incorporated voice commands and vocal feedbacks to share control decisions with the user such as obstacle avoidance, safe approach to objects, navigation through a specific  ... 
doi:10.1007/s43154-020-00015-4 fatcat:t6vkv6iic5apxcvt7qvlqwoxjq

Mobile Mechatronic/Robotic Orthotic Devices to Assist–Rehabilitate Neuromotor Impairments in the Upper Limb: A Systematic and Synthetic Review

Gelu Onose, Nirvana Popescu, Constantin Munteanu, Vlad Ciobanu, Corina Sporea, Marian-Daniel Mirea, Cristina Daia, Ioana Andone, Aura Spînu, Andrada Mirea
2018 Frontiers in Neuroscience  
Then we have applied a new innovative PEDro-inspired technique to classify the relevant articles.  ...  It includes also, in tabular form, the main characteristics of the most relevant mobile (wearable and/or portable) mechatronic/robotic orthoses/exoskeletons prototype devices used to assist-rehabilitate  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work has received the approval (number 2637/26.01.2018) of the Ethics Commission of the Teaching Emergency Hospital Bagdasar-Arseni (TEHBA), in Bucharest, Romania.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnins.2018.00577 pmid:30233289 pmcid:PMC6134072 fatcat:eical6dqp5cydjsyen3nb5pmly

A Review on Design of Upper Limb Exoskeletons

Muhammad Ahsan Gull, Shaoping Bai, Thomas Bak
2020 Robotics  
The exoskeleton technology is evolving quickly but still needs interdisciplinary research to solve technical challenges, e.g., kinematic compatibility and development of effective human–robot interaction  ...  The technology promises to improve the upper-limb functionalities required for performing activities of daily living.  ...  The other approach is to incorporate the possibilities in the design of the exoskeleton by applying mechanical constraints.  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics9010016 fatcat:5iiax7tq6rgszcnaqsadfssszm

Conformable on Skin Devices for Thermo-Electro-Tactile Stimulation: Materials, Design, and Fabrication

Arianna Mazzotta, Marco Carlotti, Virgilio Mattoli
2021 Materials Advances  
Conformable electronics is an emerging and innovative research field investigating functional materials and electronic devices capable of adhering and conforming to non-planar surfaces such as the human  ...  substitution systems. 216, [251] [252] [253] The increasing demand for wearable electronics led to the development of conformable devices to directly attach to the skin.  ...  toward the skin.  ... 
doi:10.1039/d0ma00817f fatcat:x5zqcxnt6jhxhklmnd55t5y7w4

An Embedded Software Platform for Distributed Automotive Environment Management

Ralf Seepold, Natividad Martínez Madrid, Jesús Sáez Gómez-Escalonilla, Alvaro Reina Nieves
2009 EURASIP Journal on Embedded Systems  
This paper discusses an innovative extension of the actual vehicle platforms that integrate intelligent environments in order to carry out e-safety tasks improving the driving security.  ...  Furthermore, such extension allows to autoregister any kind of external devices, wherever they are located, providing the in-vehicle system with additional services and data supplied by them.  ...  Acknowledgments The Car Gateway system has been partly developed inside the Caring Cars [24] project, financed by the Spanish Ministry of Industry under project number FIT-330215-2007-1 and the InCare  ... 
doi:10.1155/2009/856962 fatcat:kjg46pu3gzdp5mvh7dci7fuzcm

Interactive Systems Based on Electrical Muscle Stimulation

Pedro Lopes, Patrick Baudisch
2017 Computer  
When participants reached 16 cm from the left to right margin, the trial ended. The system recorded the intended function, the user drawn function, as well as the time between start and end of plot.  ...  It allows users to enter information into a computer system by writing using an Anoto pen and it allows the computer system to respond by making the user plot.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2017.3641627 fatcat:k43dcbdgcbecrm6phgee4ohiv4

Powered exoskeletons for bipedal locomotion after spinal cord injury

Jose L Contreras-Vidal, Nikunj A Bhagat, Justin Brantley, Jesus G Cruz-Garza, Yongtian He, Quinn Manley, Sho Nakagome, Kevin Nathan, Su H Tan, Fangshi Zhu, Jose L Pons
2016 Journal of Neural Engineering  
What are the opportunities for the next generation exoskeletons? Approach.  ...  and empower the user, 3) develop real-time monitoring and diagnostic capabilities, and 4) adopt comprehensive metrics for assessing safety, benefits, and usability.  ...  Thus, impedance-controlled robotic gait allows for an assist-as-needed approach and is meant to keep the user actively engaged in the walking process with the expectation that rehabilitation will have  ... 
doi:10.1088/1741-2560/13/3/031001 pmid:27064508 fatcat:2yp6rgpdwnhgveg7shvn5vsawy

Information and Communication Technology in Event Management [chapter]

Christine Van Winkle, Jill Bueddefeld
2020 Handbook of e-Tourism  
For instance, the band Coldplay designed their performance to incorporate RFID bracelets that light up in different colors to the rhythm of the music played (NME 2012).  ...  approach) are [. . . ] : to capture and engage the audience; to maximize the effectiveness of communication with the audience; to provide the foundation for the delivery of an optimal or peak experience  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-05324-6_86-1 fatcat:jckn7w3unbbg3hj7nmsy76c66y

After Stroke Movement Impairments: A Review of Current Technologies for Rehabilitation [chapter]

Pablo Aqueveque, Paulina Ortega, Esteban Pino, Francisco Saavedra, Enrique Germany, Britam Gómez
2017 Physical Disabilities - Therapeutic Implications  
The goal of this chapter is to show novel trends and research for the assistance and treatment of motor impairment caused by strokes.  ...  This chapter presents a review of the rehabilitation technologies for people who have suffered a stroke, comparing and analyzing the impact that these technologies have on their recovery in the short and  ...  For the rehabilitation devices, it can be seen that the developing systems focused on rehabilitation are aimed at the creation and implementation of automated care methods that allow keeping the user motivated  ... 
doi:10.5772/67577 fatcat:r3lt5dr2rfcavjuakh5cnmnnzq

EEG-Based Control for Upper and Lower Limb Exoskeletons and Prostheses: A Systematic Review

Maged AL-Quraishi, Irraivan Elamvazuthi, Siti Daud, S. Parasuraman, Alberto Borboni
2018 Sensors  
Electroencephalography (EEG) signals have great impact on the development of assistive rehabilitation devices.  ...  The second goal is to extensively report on the holistic, experimental outcomes of this domain in relation to current research.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18103342 fatcat:nacqsogy5jfdvnq2pzviasdqdy

Frontiers in Electronics and Photonics

2018 The Electrochemical Society Interface  
Acknowledgments The author is grateful to the NRL Ga 2 O 3 enthusiasts group for numerous collaborative efforts and insightful discussions, many external academic and industrial collaborators, as well  ...  One approach developed by Li et al. 37 was to grow MoS 2 on the edge of a 2D crystal of WSe 2 with an atomically sharp, abrupt junction, summarized in Fig. 3 .  ...  Their approach is to use miniaturized ICs, but at the end they are not completely flexible ( Fig. 1b and d) . In addition, they are still expensive.  ... 
doi:10.1149/2.20184if fatcat:fpurz3p5b5f57pwcxdhibn674y

Introducing Vigilant Audiences [chapter]

Daniel Trottier, Rashid Gabdulhakov, Qian Huang
2020 Introducing Vigilant Audiences  
He is an alumnus of the Annenberg Oxford media policy institute (Oxford, 2015).  ...  He also discussed the Arab Barometer findings at the American Institute for Maghrib Studies' annual conference (Tunis, 2015).  ...  The viral video was an opportunity for them to require an end to the official discourse that had blamed teachers for the woes of the educational system before the incident.  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0200.01 fatcat:yooa3l6jvjhy3jprgn4hnj4jsm

'This Web Page Should Not Exist' [chapter]

Mojca M. Plesničar, Pika Šarf
2020 Introducing Vigilant Audiences  
Plesničar and Šarf's chapter considers the backlash to hate speech occurring on social media in the Slovenian context.  ...  Not only does this case raise the issue of who is entitled to denounce, but also how the notion of 'the public' itself may be context-specific and contested.  ...  The viral video was an opportunity for them to require an end to the official discourse that had blamed teachers for the woes of the educational system before the incident.  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0200.08 fatcat:2zg6xuvdtjbtlaywz7igks6gyq

Study of Plasmid-Mediated Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing Strains of Enterobacteriaceae, Isolated from Diabetic Foot Infections in a North Indian Tertiary-Care Hospital

Mohammad Zubair, Abida Malik, Jamal Ahmad
2012 Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics  
Only the E. coli and Klebsiella sp. resistant to cefotaxime were subjected to Class A (CTX-M, TEM, and SHV) ESBL study.  ...  The most serious emerging problem is resistance to Gram-negative organisms, including resistance to extended-spectrum cephalosporins and penicillin, among the diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) isolates. 3,6-9  ...  The authors would also like to thank Dr. Rafat Fatima, diabetic educator, for dietary advice and monitoring the patients' diets. Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1089/dia.2011.0197 pmid:22225456 fatcat:lvm52fx5u5flvkvv7o5wjyzehi
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