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An Expert System For Feeding Problems In Infants And Children

Samy S Abu Naser, Mariam W Alawar
2016 Zenodo  
According to the National Institutes of Health, 25% of generally developing infants and 35% of babies with neurodevelopmental disabilities are tormented by some sort of feeding problem.  ...  Some, for example rejecting to eat specific foods or being overly finicky, are momentary and don't cause any health dangers.  ...   User Interface A user interface is the technique the expert system interacts with the end user. These can be through dialog boxes, command prompts, forms, or other input methods.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.59234 fatcat:trvdm4euhjdkffcpwveue7su5m

An expert system for nausea and vomiting problems in infants and children

Samy S Abu Naser, Abed ELhaleem Ahmad El-Najjar
2016 Figshare  
Doctors, usually face various difficulties dealing with these problems because of their similarities.  ...  In this paper, we present an expert system to help users in getting the correct diagnosis of problems of nausea and vomiting in infants and children (Gastro-esophageal reflux, Gastroenteritis, Systemic  ...  User interface: presents questions to the user and accepts inputs from them. 2. Knowledge base: contains data, facts, rules and objects in a specific knowledge domain.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.3504791 fatcat:opjsvgishfbspe7t26y66cah64

Breastfeeding mobile application for mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus: designed by mothers and experts

Seungmi Park, Eunju Kwak, Jisan Lee
2022 BMC Public Health  
Methods The Method of App Selection based on Users' Needs is a method used in designing app structure and user interface by considering user needs.  ...  Results Our "Breastfeeding for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus App" included the following components to promote breastfeeding in mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus: baby growth, breastfeeding records  ...  They provide a guideline to technology developers in creating a software interface for users with specific health needs [23] .  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-022-13952-w pmid:35941620 pmcid:PMC9360707 fatcat:qyn6tmj6gvbe5du4wr6lavcbcu

A Study on Internet of Things in Women and Children Healthcare

Nishargo Nigar
2019 International Journal of Machine Learning and Networked Collaborative Engineering  
Common user interface types include form, menu, graphical user interface (GUI), command line and natural language.  ...  Implementation of such healthcare applications [4] [5] assists in active involvement of users.  ... 
doi:10.30991/ijmlnce.2019v03i01.001 fatcat:xwpoackgzrhnljuoanbjfpmdoa

Maintaining Continuity in Longitudinal, Multi-method Health Interventions Using Virtual Agents: The Case of Breastfeeding Promotion [chapter]

Zhe Zhang, Timothy Bickmore, Krissy Mainello, Meghan Mueller, Mary Foley, Lucia Jenkins, Roger A. Edwards
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Thanks to Juan Fernandez and other members of the Relational Agents Group at Northeastern for their assistance in developing the system.  ...  For example, infants who are exclusively breastfed for the first 3 months of life have a 42% lower risk of developing atopic dermatitis, an inflammatory skin disorder, as well as a 30% reduction in risk  ...  Women were required to be pregnant and in the third trimester either with their first baby or a subsequent baby if they did not reach their breastfeeding goals with their previous children.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-09767-1_61 fatcat:fzhf2bz36fes3p56lmqyeselsq

An Integrated Application for Tracking, Maintaining Health and Fitness

2020 International journal of recent technology and engineering  
The user-interface of the application discussed in this project is light and can be easily understandable, easy to use for the users.  ...  In order to develop motivation among the people motivational videos are added in the application so that they can view it and give them with a clear dedication of maintaining a good health and bringing  ...  RESULT The application focuses mainly on keeping gestational diabetic users healthy and feeding.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijrte.b3780.079220 fatcat:y2drjlmk45e5xb2lc2l5gpo27m

Serious Game e-Baby Família: an educational technology for premature infant care

Marcela Mobiglia D'Agostini, Natália Del Angelo Aredes, Suzanne Hetzel Campbell, Luciana Mara Monti Fonseca
2020 Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem  
Objectives: to develop and assess the serious game e-Baby Família with parents of premature infants.  ...  Results: the following categories emerged: Realistic appearance of the virtual setting and game content and Gameplay implications for the use of e-Baby Família.  ...  Figure 1 - 1 Interface of representation of the premature infant in the SG e-Baby Família, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil, 2019 8 of Serious Game e-Baby Família: an educational technology for premature  ... 
doi:10.1590/0034-7167-2019-0116 pmid:32609174 fatcat:gfjak7l6sjg7hhiakifa5jrlna

A Novel System to Measure Infants' Nutritive Sucking During Breastfeeding: the Breastfeeding Diagnostic Device (BDD)

Longtu Chen, Ruth F. Lucas, Bin Feng
2018 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine  
To facilitate comparison, both breastfeeding and bottle-feeding were conducted on the six dyads using the BDD in home settings, and the outcomes are comparable with prior recordings in research or clinical  ...  Breastfeeding is optimal for infant health, but more than 66% of mothers cease exclusive breastfeeding within three months after giving birth.  ...  Third, the BDD effectively VOLUME 6, 2018 reduces the cost by utilizing a standard laptop PC for data monitoring and interface with users.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jtehm.2018.2838139 pmid:29888144 pmcid:PMC5991864 fatcat:klawllftqbcg3pmf2taxqmyuyu

Brain Implants for Substituting Lost Motor Function: State of the Art and Potential Impact on the Lives of Motor-Impaired Seniors

N.F. Ramsey, E.J. Aarnoutse, M.J. Vansteensel
2014 Gerontology  
More sophisticated systems are expected to follow in the years to come, with capabilities of interest for less severe paralysis.  ...  longer at their home independent from personal assistance.  ...  Thus, standards will need to be devised to allow any BCI system to interface with robotic devices and with more classical assistive technology devices.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000357565 pmid:24642607 pmcid:PMC5321604 fatcat:cxv54nrumfc2hlknhtphodswz4

The prospects of brain — computer interface applications in children

Emilia Mikołajewska, Dariusz Mikołajewski
2014 Open Medicine  
There is a need for expanded knowledge in the aforementioned area.  ...  This article aims at investigating the extent to which the available opportunities in the area of neurorehabilitation and neurological physiotherapy of children with severe neurological deficits using  ...  Even EEG investigation in premature babies differs significantly [4] . All this presents a challenge for the designers of BCIs for children.  ... 
doi:10.2478/s11536-013-0249-3 fatcat:5uirkx74pnegzbz3p2o2qvhclm

New Approach to Medical Diagnosis Using Artificial Neural Network and Decision Tree Algorithm: Application to Dental Diseases

Ayedh abdulaziz Mohsen, Muneer Alsurori, Buthiena Aldobai, Gamil Abdulaziz Mohsen
2019 International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business  
classification techniques and then re diagnosed the disease for the user.  ...  Sample of oral and dental diseases were collected with their symptoms to become a data base so as to help construct a diagnostic system.  ...  disorders).  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijieeb.2019.04.06 fatcat:uo5xhiecrvch5bnxv7a5hatody

VERTICAL TRANSMISSION OF HTLV-I/II: A review

Achiléa Lisboa BITTENCOURT
1998 Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo  
Through prenatal screening for HTLV-I and the refraining from breast-feeding a reduction of ~ 80% of vertical transmission has been observed in Japan.  ...  intravenous drug users (IDU) or women whose partners are IDU, human immunodeficiency virus carriers, pregnant women with promiscuous sexual behavior and pregnant women that have received blood transfusions  ...  Considering that the HTLV-I carrier mothers generally detected belong to a low socio-economic class, it is necessary to provide an alternative nutritional supply and pediatric assistance for the babies  ... 
doi:10.1590/s0036-46651998000400008 pmid:9876439 fatcat:okp666yo2nczxikczivtecbvay

Exercise Programming and Control System of the Leg Rehabilitation Robot RRH1 [chapter]

Marcin Kaczmarski, Grzegorz Granosik
2012 Lecture notes in control and information sciences  
Interfaces of assistive robots tap into the residual communication capabilities of each user.  ...  Even more so than for able-bodied computer and robot users, redundancy in input modality is important for persons with disabilities to prevent a system from becoming inoperable due to a simple interface  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-2343-9_34 fatcat:vxeumduqunarbfbwgffxa6mywq

Assistive Robots Designed for Eldery Care and Caregivers

Richard Sather III, Mahsa Soufineyestani, Nabiha Imtiaz, Arshia Khan
2021 International Journal of Robotics and Control  
The need for care provision for the elderly has provoked an exploration of various solutions to address elderly care management.  ...  This rapid growth in people aged 65 and above has and will continue to pose some health management concerns, especially in the elderly with chronic ailments.  ...  The feeding process is controlled by the user. Both buttons and joysticks were incorporated as controls for feeding.  ... 
doi:10.5430/ijrc.v3n1p1 fatcat:vgc5c47yerfvnbicsnclhlryui

Designing Socially Assistive Robots for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia Patients and Their Caregivers: Where We are and Where We are Headed

Dimitrios Koutentakis, Alexander Pilozzi, Xudong Huang
2020 Healthcare  
As a result, we can expect to see a large increase in the field of medical robotics, especially in forms of socially assistive robots (SARs) for senior patients and healthcare providers.  ...  However, as the aging population keeps growing, current medical staff and healthcare providers are increasingly burdened by caring for the ever-growing number of senior patients, especially those with  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the MIT externship program for allowing D.K. to be a student intern at MGH.  ... 
doi:10.3390/healthcare8020073 pmid:32225117 pmcid:PMC7349047 fatcat:mjykaudv3jhhhelvyvrsncujzy
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