By Majd Alwan, Robin Felder

This significant instruction manual addresses applied sciences precise on the evaluation, early detection and the mitigation of universal geriatric stipulations. those comprise decline in practical talents, gait, mobility, sleep disturbance, imaginative and prescient impairment, listening to loss, falls, and cognitive decline. This ebook not just describes the nation of either embedded and wearable applied sciences, but in addition makes a speciality of study displaying the capability application of those applied sciences within the box.

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20 M. Rantz et al. 4 End User Interface Design for Functional Assessment Systems Home-based functional assessment systems need to enable the processing and efficient display of information resulting from the sensor components. One of the challenges with the capturing of functional assessment, activity levels, and sleep patterns through sensor or other systems is the presentation of information to health care providers in a timely manner and with a display that does not burden providers with complex or redundant information but at the same time highlights situations that require attention or emergencies.

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