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Computer applications to medicine. Medical informatics

  • Body Area Networks using IEEE 802.15.6by Marco Hernandez; Lorenzo Mucchi

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 44.95

    The market of wearable wireless medical sensors is experiencing a rapid growth and the associated telecommunications services for the healthcare sector are forecast to further increase in the next years. Medical body area networks (MBANs) allow the mobility of patients and medical personnel by facilitating the remote monitoring of patients suffering... more...

  • Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 21by J.D. Westwood; S.W. Westwood; L. Felländer-Tsai

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 199.00

    This book presents the proceedings of the 21st NextMed/MMVR conference, held in Manhattan Beach, California, in February 2014. These papers describe recent developments in medical simulation, modeling, visualization, imaging, haptics, robotics, sensors, interfaces, and other IT-enabled technologies that benefit healthcare. The wide range of applications... more...

  • Der digitale Patientby Alexander Schachinger

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 43.97

    Geschätzte 40 Millionen Personen im deutschsprachigen Raum nutzen bei Krankheitsfragen das Internet zur Recherche, zum Austausch und zu gemeinsamer Kollaboration. Wie schaut die Welt der medizinischen Symptome, Diagnosen, Therapien und gemeinsamer Erfahrungen von Patienten im Internet aus? Die hier neu entstehenden digitalen Möglichkeiten für Patienten... more...

  • Machine Learning in Medicine - Cookbookby Ton J. Cleophas; Aeilko H. Zwinderman

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    The amount of data in medical databases doubles every 20 months, and physicians are at a loss to analyze them. Also, traditional methods of data analysis have difficulty to identify outliers and patterns in big data and data with multiple exposure / outcome variables and analysis-rules for surveys and questionnaires, currently common methods of data... more...

  • Cognitive Informatics in Health and Biomedicineby Vimla L. Patel; David R. Kaufman; Trevor Cohen

    Springer 2013; US$ 89.99

    Enormous advances in information technology have permeated essentially all facets of life in the past two decades. Formidable challenges remain in fostering tools that enhance productivity but are sensitive to work practices. Cognitive Informatics (CI) is the multidisciplinary study of cognition, information and computational sciences that investigates... more...

  • The Phantoms of Medical and Health Physicsby Larry A. DeWerd; Michael Kissick

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The purpose and subject of this book is to provide a comprehensive overview of all types of phantoms used in medical imaging, therapy, nuclear medicine and health physics. For ionizing radiation, dosimetry with respect to issues of material composition, shape, and motion/position effects are all highlighted. For medical imaging, each type of technology... more...

  • Ärztliche Gespräche, die wirkenby Wolfgang Kölfen

    Springer 2013; US$ 39.99

    Was fehlt denn nun meinem Kind" Jeder Kinder- und Jugendarzt kennt die Frage von Eltern, die in ihrer Sorge um den kleinen Patienten zu schwierigen Gesprachspartnern werden konnen. Der Umgang mit dem Kind selbst ist fur Padiater meist unproblematisch. Doch bei der Kommunikation mit den Eltern stehen deren Erwartungen und emotionaler Stress dem... more...

  • Medical Applications of Artificial Intelligenceby Arvin Agah

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 149.95

    Enhanced, more reliable, and better understood than in the past, artificial intelligence (AI) systems can make providing healthcare more accurate, affordable, accessible, consistent, and efficient. However, AI technologies have not been as well integrated into medicine as predicted. In order to succeed, medical and computational scientists must develop... more...

  • Health Information Governance in a Digital Environmentby E.J.S. Hovenga; H. Grain

    IOS Press 2013; US$ 174.00

    Delivering the desired benefits from using information technology in healthcare requires a high degree of data standardization, effective governance and semantic interoperability between systems in the health industry. Corporate chief executive officers (CEOs) and company boards need to be more aware of their governance responsibility. This publication... more...

  • Medical Informatics, e-Healthby Alain Venot; Anita Burgun; Catherine Quantin

    Springer 2013; US$ 99.00

    Over the years, medical informatics has matured into a true scientific discipline. Fundamental and applied aspects are now taught in various fields of health, including medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing and public health. Medical informatics is also often included in the curricula of many other disciplines, including the life sciences, engineering... more...