Advances in Medical Technologies and Clinical Practice (AMTCP): 76 Volumes

Advances in Medical Technologies and Clinical Practice (AMTCP): 76 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Srikanta Patnaik (SOA University, India) and Priti Das (S.C.B. Medical College, India)
ISSN: 2327-9354|EISSN: 2327-9370
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Medical technological innovation continues to provide avenues of research for faster and safer diagnosis and treatments for patients. Practitioners must stay up to date with these latest advancements to provide the best care for nursing and clinical practices.

The Advances in Medical Technologies and Clinical Practice (AMTCP) Book Series brings together the most recent research on the latest technology used in areas of nursing informatics, clinical technology, biomedicine, diagnostic technologies, and more. Researchers, students, and practitioners in this field will benefit from this fundamental coverage on the use of technology in clinical practices.

Topics Covered

  • Biomechanics
  • Biomedical Applications
  • Biometrics
  • Clinical Data Mining
  • Clinical High-Performance Computing
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Clinical Studies
  • Diagnostic Technologies
  • E-Health
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medical Informatics
  • Neural Engineering
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nutrition
  • Patient-Centered Care
  • Telemedicine

Titles in Series

Assistive Technologies for Assessment and Recovery of Neurological Impairments
Fabrizio Stasolla (University Giustino Fortunato of Benevento, Italy)
Copyright © 2022. 305 pages.
People with neurological disorders may experience significant problems, isolation, detachment, and passivity while dealing with environmental requests. They constant...
Advancing the Investigation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders Using AI
M Rajesh Kumar (Vellore Institute of Technology, India), Ranjeet Kumar (Vellore Institute of Technology, India), D. Vaithiyanathan (National Institute of Technology, India)
Copyright © 2022. 315 pages.
There are more than 80 different sleep disorders including insomnia, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, hypersomnia, circadian rhythm disorders, and parasomnia. Goo...
Machine Learning in Cancer Research With Applications in Colon Cancer and Big Data Analysis
Zhongyu Lu (University of Huddersfield, UK), Qiang Xu (University of Huddersfield, UK), Murad Al-Rajab (University of Huddersfield, UK & Abu Dhabi University, UAE), Lamogha Chiazor (University of Huddersfield, UK)
Copyright © 2021. 263 pages.
Cancer continues to be a growing problem as it is the foremost cause of death worldwide, killing millions of people each year. The number of people battling cancer c...
Ethical Implications of Reshaping Healthcare With Emerging Technologies
Thomas Heinrich Musiolik (Berlin University of the Arts, Germany), Alexiei Dingli (University of Malta, Malta)
Copyright © 2021. 325 pages.
Improving quality of life is one of the main advantages of integrating new innovations into medicine. New technologies are revolutionizing medicine and opening new o...
Handbook of Research on Nano-Strategies for Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance and Cancer
Muthupandian Saravanan (Mekelle University, Ethiopia & Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), India), Venkatraman Gopinath (University of Malaya, Malaysia), Karthik Deekonda (Monash University, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2021. 559 pages.
Multidrug-resistant bacteria play a significant role in public health by destroying the potency of existing antibiotics. Meanwhile, cancer remains one of the most co...
Handbook of Research on Solving Modern Healthcare Challenges With Gamification
Ricardo Alexandre Peixoto de Queirós (uniMAD, Escola Superior de Media Artes e Design, Portugal), António José Marques (LabRP, School of Health, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal)
Copyright © 2021. 382 pages.
While many fields such as e-learning, business, and marketing have taken advantage of the potential of gamification, the healthcare domain has just started to exploi...
Diagnostic Applications of Health Intelligence and Surveillance Systems
Divakar Yadav (National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, India), Abhay Bansal (Amity University, India), Madhulika Bhatia (Amity University, India), Madhurima Hooda (Amity University, India), Jorge Morato (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain)
Copyright © 2021. 332 pages.
Health surveillance and intelligence play an important role in modern health systems as more data must be collected and analyzed. It is crucial that this data is int...
AI Innovation in Medical Imaging Diagnostics
Kalaivani Anbarasan (Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Saveetha School of Engineering, India & Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, India)
Copyright © 2021. 248 pages.
Recent advancements in the technology of medical imaging, such as CT and MRI scanners, are making it possible to create more detailed 3D and 4D images. These powerfu...
Optimizing Health Monitoring Systems With Wireless Technology
Nilmini Wickramasinghe (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia & Epworth HealthCare, Australia)
Copyright © 2021. 338 pages.
The digital transformation of healthcare delivery is in full swing. Health monitoring is increasingly becoming more effective, efficient, and timely through mobile d...
Deep Learning Applications in Medical Imaging
Sanjay Saxena (International Institute of Information Technology, India), Sudip Paul (North-Eastern Hill University, India)
Copyright © 2021. 274 pages.
Before the modern age of medicine, the chance of surviving a terminal disease such as cancer was minimal at best. After embracing the age of computer-aided medical a...
Design and Quality Considerations for Developing Mobile Apps for Medication Management: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Kevin Yap (La Trobe University, Australia), Eskinder Eshetu Ali (Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia), Lita Chew (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Copyright © 2021. 256 pages.
Medication management is an essential component of therapeutic success in the treatment of chronic diseases. However, patients who do not regularly take their prescr...
Opportunities and Challenges in Digital Healthcare Innovation
Kamaljeet Sandhu (University of New England, Australia)
Copyright © 2020. 261 pages.
Digital health has faced obstacles from poor IT systems implementation to lack of consumer acceptance. Very little is known about the management, development, and de...
Mathematical Models of Infectious Diseases and Social Issues
Nita H. Shah (Department of Mathematics, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India), Mandeep Mittal (Department of Mathematics, Amity Institute of Applied Sciences, Amity University, Noida, India)
Copyright © 2020. 316 pages.
When deadly illness spreads through a population at a rapid pace, time may be of the essence in order to save lives. Using mathematics as a language to interpret ass...
Exploring the Role of ICTs in Healthy Aging
David Mendes (Universidade de Évora, Portugal), César Fonseca (Universidade de Évora, Portugal), Manuel José Lopes (Universidade de Évora, Portugal), José García-Alonso (Universidad de Extremadura, Spain), Juan Manuel Murillo (Universidad de Extremadura, Spain)
Copyright © 2020. 292 pages.
Technological innovation continues to be present in all areas of our lives, offering seemingly endless possibilities. As technology is increasingly implemented in he...
Mobile Devices and Smart Gadgets in Medical Sciences
Sajid Umair (The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan)
Copyright © 2020. 363 pages.
Each day, new applications and methods are developed for utilizing technology in the field of medical sciences, both as diagnostic tools and as methods for patients...
Applications of Deep Learning and Big IoT on Personalized Healthcare Services
Ritika Wason (Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Computer Applications and Management (BVICAM), India), Dinesh Goyal (Poornima Institute of Engineering and Technology, India), Vishal Jain (Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Computer Applications and Management (BVICAM), India), S. Balamurugan (QUANTS IS and Consultancy Services, India), Anupam Baliyan (Bharati Vidyapeeth's Institute of Computer Applications and Management (BVICAM), India)
Copyright © 2020. 248 pages.
Healthcare is an industry that has seen great advancements in personalized services through big data analytics. Despite the application of smart devices in the medic...
Communicating Rare Diseases and Disorders in the Digital Age
Liliana Vale Costa (University of Aveiro, Portugal), Sónia Oliveira (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2020. 412 pages.
A primary concern of rare disease diagnosis is the lack of accurate information that may lead to delayed interventions, administering inaccurate treatments, and soci...
Incorporating the Internet of Things in Healthcare Applications and Wearable Devices
P. B. Pankajavalli (Bharathiar University, India), G. S. Karthick (Bharathiar University, India)
Copyright © 2020. 288 pages.
The internet of things (IoT) has had a major impact on academic and industrial fields. Applying these technologies to healthcare systems reduces medical costs while...
Impacts of Information Technology on Patient Care and Empowerment
Roger W. McHaney (Kansas State University, USA), Iris Reychev (Ariel University, Israel), Joseph Azuri (Maccabi Healthcare Services, Israel), Mark E. McHaney (U.S. Air Force, USA), Rami Moshonov (Assuta Medical Centers, Israel)
Copyright © 2020. 452 pages.
Modern technology has impacted healthcare and interactions between patients and healthcare providers through a variety of means including the internet, social media,...
Handbook of Research on Clinical Applications of Computerized Occlusal Analysis in Dental Medicine
Robert B. Kerstein, DMD (Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, USA & Private Dental Practice Limited to Prosthodontics and Computerized Occlusal Analysis, USA)
Copyright © 2020. 1356 pages.
In the past, individuals in the dentistry field have struggled to diagnose and treat a variety of dental diseases due to the lack of digital methods involved in the...
Early Detection of Neurological Disorders Using Machine Learning Systems
Sudip Paul (North-Eastern Hill University Shillong, India), Pallab Bhattacharya (National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) Ahmedabad, India), Arindam Bit (National Institute of Technology Raipur, India)
Copyright © 2019. 376 pages.
While doctors and physicians are more than capable of detecting diseases of the brain, the most agile human mind cannot compete with the processing power of modern t...
Incivility Among Nursing Professionals in Clinical and Academic Environments: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Cheryl Green (Southern Connecticut State University, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 181 pages.
Traditionally, nursing is acknowledged as a caring profession and is associated with advocating for others. However, incivility is increasingly occurring amongst nur...
Computational Methods and Algorithms for Medicine and Optimized Clinical Practice
Kwok Tai Chui (The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong), Miltiadis D. Lytras (Effat University, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2019. 290 pages.
As the healthcare industry continues to expand, it must utilize technology to ensure efficiencies are maintained. Healthcare needs to move in a direction where compu...
Advanced Classification Techniques for Healthcare Analysis
Chinmay Chakraborty (Birla Institute of Technology Mesra, India)
Copyright © 2019. 424 pages.
Medical and information communication technology professionals are working to develop robust classification techniques, especially in healthcare data/image analysis,...
Tele-Audiology and the Optimization of Hearing Healthcare Delivery
Elaine Saunders (Blamey Saunders Hears, Australia)
Copyright © 2019. 274 pages.
Tele-audiology, a blanket term for digital health solutions in audiology and auditory rehabilitation, including education and training, has recently been gaining pac...
Design and Implementation of Healthcare Biometric Systems
Dakshina Ranjan Kisku (National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India), Phalguni Gupta (National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, India), Jamuna Kanta Sing (Jadavpur University, India)
Copyright © 2019. 300 pages.
Healthcare sectors often deal with a large amount of data related to patients’ care and hospital workforce management. Mistakes occur, and the impending results are...
Computer Applications in Drug Discovery and Development
A. Puratchikody (Anna University, India), S. Lakshmana Prabu (Anna University, India), A. Umamaheswari (Anna University, India)
Copyright © 2019. 332 pages.
With more restrictions upon animal experimentations, pharmaceutical industries are currently focusing on a new generation of experiments and technologies that are co...
Computational Techniques for Dental Image Analysis
K. Kamalanand (Anna University, India), B. Thayumanavan (Sathyabama University Dental College and Hospital, India), P. Mannar Jawahar (Anna University, India)
Copyright © 2019. 334 pages.
With the technology innovations dentistry has witnessed in all its branches over the past three decades, the need for more precise diagnostic tools and advanced imag...
Emerging Trends in the Diagnosis and Intervention of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Sanjeev Kumar Gupta (All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, India), Srinivasan Venkatesan (All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, India), S.P. Goswami (All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, India), Rajeev Kumar (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India)
Copyright © 2019. 394 pages.
Neurodevelopmental disorders encompass a group of conditions that can typically manifest during early childhood. These include intellectual disabilities, communicati...
Histopathological Image Analysis in Medical Decision Making
Nilanjan Dey (Techno India College of Technology, India), Amira S. Ashour (Tanta University, Egypt), Harihar Kalia (Seemantha Engineering College, India), R.T. Goswami (Techno India College of Technology, India), Himansu Das (KIIT University, India)
Copyright © 2019. 340 pages.
Medical imaging technologies play a significant role in visualization and interpretation methods in medical diagnosis and practice using decision making, pattern cla...
Healing Through the Arts for Non-Clinical Practitioners
Jenny Bopp (Westtown School, USA), Amy M. Grebe (Zinnia Consulting and Design, USA), Joanna Hope Denny (Pellisippi State Community College, USA)
Copyright © 2019. 309 pages.
Time and time again the arts have been called on to provide respite and relief from fear, anxiety, and pain in clinical medicinal practices. As such, it is vital to...
Medical Image Processing for Improved Clinical Diagnosis
A. Swarnambiga (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India)
Copyright © 2019. 313 pages.
In the medical field, there is a constant need to improve professionals’ abilities to provide prompt and accurate diagnoses. The use of image and pattern recognizing...
Clinical Costing Techniques and Analysis in Modern Healthcare Systems
Ronald Ma (Austin Health, Australia)
Copyright © 2019. 265 pages.
Hospital funding plays an important role in strengthening healthcare and medical resources. Utilizing comprehensive costing systems to accommodate clinical and finan...
Optimized Genetic Programming Applications: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Bahrudin Hrnjica (University of Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina), Ali Danandeh Mehr (Antalya Bilim University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2019. 310 pages.
Data is more valuable than ever in the twenty-first century, and tremendous amounts of data are being generated every second. With a fast-growing information industr...
Design and Development of Affordable Healthcare Technologies
Arindam Bit (National Institute of Technology Raipur, India)
Copyright © 2018. 388 pages.
Technological advancements in the last few decades have significantly revolutionized the healthcare industry, resulting in life expectancy improvement in human being...
Optimizing Health Literacy for Improved Clinical Practices
Vassilios E. Papalois (Imperial College, UK), Maria Theodosopoulou (Imperial College, UK)
Copyright © 2018. 338 pages.
Scientific evidence from different countries around the globe shows that those with low or inadequate health-related knowledge and skills include all ages, social, a...
Electrocardiogram Signal Classification and Machine Learning: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sara Moein (Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 196 pages.
Technological tools and computational techniques have enhanced the healthcare industry. These advancements have led to significant progress in the diagnosis of heart...
Research Advancements in Pharmaceutical, Nutritional, and Industrial Enzymology
Shashi Lata Bharati (North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, India), Pankaj Kumar Chaurasia (LS College Muzaffarpur, India)
Copyright © 2018. 549 pages.
Enzymes have interesting applications in our biological system and act as valuable biocatalysts. Their various functions allow enzymes to develop new drugs, detoxifi...
Microbial Cultures and Enzymes in Dairy Technology
Şebnem Öztürkoğlu Budak (Ankara University, Turkey), H. Ceren Akal (Ankara University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2018. 413 pages.
Microorganisms are an integral part of the fermentation process in food products and help to improve sensory and textural properties of the products. As such, it is...
Multifunctional Nanocarriers for Contemporary Healthcare Applications
Md. Abul Barkat (K.R. Mangalam University, India), Harshita A.B. (K.R. Mangalam University, India), Sarwar Beg (Jubilant Generics, India), Farhan J. Ahmad (Jamia Hamdard, India)
Copyright © 2018. 602 pages.
Advances in technology permeates every aspect of life, including the healthcare system. Nanotechnology based systems have gained popularity based upon their promise,...
Biomedical Signal and Image Processing in Patient Care
Maheshkumar H. Kolekar (Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India), Vinod Kumar (Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India)
Copyright © 2018. 312 pages.
In healthcare systems, medical devices help physicians and specialists in diagnosis, prognosis, and therapeutics. As research shows, validation of medical devices is...
Next-Generation Mobile and Pervasive Healthcare Solutions
Jose Machado (University of Minho, Portugal), António Abelha (University of Minho, Portugal), Manuel Filipe Santos (University of Minho, Portugal), Filipe Portela (University of Minho, Portugal)
Copyright © 2018. 286 pages.
Technology is changing the practice of healthcare by the ways medical information is stored, shared, and accessed. With mobile innovations, new strategies are unfold...
Innovative Research in Thermal Imaging for Biology and Medicine
Ricardo Vardasca (University of Porto, Portugal), Joaquim Gabriel Mendes (University of Porto, Portugal)
Copyright © 2017. 340 pages.
Technological advances in thermal imaging have had far-reaching impacts on the fields of biology and medicine. By studying the diverse applications in thermal imagin...
Internet of Things and Advanced Application in Healthcare
Catarina I. Reis (Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal), Marisa da Silva Maximiano (Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal)
Copyright © 2017. 349 pages.
The ubiquitous nature of the Internet of Things allows for enhanced connectivity between people in modern society. When applied to various industries, these current...
Integrating Biologically-Inspired Nanotechnology into Medical Practice
B.K. Nayak (K.M. Centre for Post Graduate Studies, India), Anima Nanda (Sathyabama University, India), M. Amin Bhat (Sathyabama University, India)
Copyright © 2017. 394 pages.
Nanotechnology has grown in its use and adoption across sectors. In particular, the medical field has identified the vast opportunities nanotechnology presents, espe...
Recent Advances in Drug Delivery Technology
Raj K. Keservani (Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, India), Anil K. Sharma (GD Goenka University, India), Rajesh Kumar Kesharwani (National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India)
Copyright © 2017. 510 pages.
Technological innovations have become the impetus for continuous developments in medical research. With the assistance of new technologies, effective drug delivery t...
Advancing Medicine through Nanotechnology and Nanomechanics Applications
Keka Talukdar (Nadiha High School, India), Mayank Bhushan (Pondicherry University, India), Anil Shantappa Malipatil (Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College – Bidar, India)
Copyright © 2017. 359 pages.
The application of nanotechnology within the medical sphere has had a significant influence on how diseases and conditions are treated and diagnosed. While many stri...
Pattern and Data Analysis in Healthcare Settings
Vivek Tiwari (Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, India), Basant Tiwari (Devi Ahilya University, India), Ramjeevan Singh Thakur (Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, India), Shailendra Gupta (AISECT University, India)
Copyright © 2017. 358 pages.
Business and medical professionals rely on large data sets to identify trends or other knowledge that can be gleaned from the collection of it. New technologies conc...
Novel Approaches for Drug Delivery
Raj K. Keservani (Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, India), Anil K. Sharma (GD Goenka University, India), Rajesh Kumar Kesharwani (National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India)
Copyright © 2017. 515 pages.
Providing optimal care to patients is a primary concern in the healthcare field. By utilizing the latest resources and research in biomedical applications, the needs...
Emerging Research in the Analysis and Modeling of Gene Regulatory Networks
Ivan V. Ivanov (Texas A&M University, USA), Xiaoning Qian (Texas A&M University, USA), Ranadip Pal (Texas Tech University, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 418 pages.
While technological advancements have been critical in allowing researchers to obtain more and better quality data about cellular processes and signals, the design a...
Applied Case Studies and Solutions in Molecular Docking-Based Drug Design
Siavoush Dastmalchi (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran), Maryam Hamzeh-Mivehroud (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran), Babak Sokouti (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran)
Copyright © 2016. 367 pages.
As the pharmaceutical industry continues to advance, new techniques in drug design are emerging. In order to deliver optimum care to patients, the development of inn...
Methods and Algorithms for Molecular Docking-Based Drug Design and Discovery
Siavoush Dastmalchi (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran), Maryam Hamzeh-Mivehroud (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran), Babak Sokouti (Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Iran)
Copyright © 2016. 456 pages.
The role of technology in the medical field has resulted in significant developments within the pharmaceutical industry. Computational approaches have emerged as a c...
Advancing Pharmaceutical Processes and Tools for Improved Health Outcomes
Tagelsir Mohamed Gasmelseid (International University of Africa, Sudan)
Copyright © 2016. 388 pages.
There has been a growing concern for the improvement of pharmaceutical services provided by healthcare institutions. This concern is also shared by other stakeholder...
Classification and Clustering in Biomedical Signal Processing
Nilanjan Dey (Techno India College of Technology, India), Amira Ashour (Tanta University, Egypt)
Copyright © 2016. 463 pages.
Advanced techniques in image processing have led to many innovations supporting the medical field, especially in the area of disease diagnosis. Biomedical imaging is...
Virtual Reality Enhanced Robotic Systems for Disability Rehabilitation
Fei Hu (University of Alabama, USA), Jiang Lu (University of Houston -Clear Lake, USA), Ting Zhang (University of Alabama, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 383 pages.
The study of technology and its implications in the medical field has become an increasingly crucial area of research. By integrating technological innovations into...
Software Innovations in Clinical Drug Development and Safety
Partha Chakraborty (Cognizant Technology Solutions, India), Amit Nagal (GVK Bioscience, India)
Copyright © 2016. 305 pages.
In light of the rising cost of healthcare and the overall challenges associated with delivering quality care to patients across regions, scientists and pharmacists a...
Handbook of Research on Holistic Perspectives in Gamification for Clinical Practice
Daniel Novák (Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic), Bengisu Tulu (Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA), Håvar Brendryen (Norwegian Center for Addiction Research, University of Oslo, Norway)
Copyright © 2016. 636 pages.
Over the past decade, the healthcare industry has adopted games as a powerful tool for promoting personal health and wellness. Utilizing principles of gamification t...
Optimizing Assistive Technologies for Aging Populations
Yosry S. Morsi (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia), Anupam Shukla (ABV - Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior, India), Chandra Prakash Rathore (Oracle India Private Limited, India)
Copyright © 2016. 494 pages.
Demographics reveal that the proportion of elderly individuals in the population is growing at a significant rate. Advances in medicine have allowed populations to l...
Modern Concepts and Practices in Cardiothoracic Critical Care
Adam S. Evans (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA), Gregory E. Kerr (Weill Cornell Medical College, USA), Insung Chung (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA), Robin Varghese (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 1110 pages.
With an increase in admission to intensive care units, medical professionals must search for the best practices and procedures to provide efficient medical care to e...
Recent Advances in Assistive Technologies to Support Children with Developmental Disorders
Nava R. Silton (Marymount Manhattan College, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 424 pages.
The greatest advantage of modern technology is its ability to improve the lives of all. In particular, new technologies have the potential to greatly mitigate cognit...
Advanced Technological Solutions for E-Health and Dementia Patient Monitoring
Fatos Xhafa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain), Philip Moore (School of Information Science and Engineering, Lanzhou University, China), George Tadros (University of Warwick, UK)
Copyright © 2015. 389 pages.
Mental health is a growing field, but one still limited by a lack of prior research and challenged by increased demand for new solutions and treatments. Mobile and w...
Assistive Technologies for Physical and Cognitive Disabilities
Lau Bee Theng (Swinburne University of Technology, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2015. 321 pages.
Research on assistive technologies is undergoing many developments in its effectiveness in helping those with varying impairments. New technologies are constantly be...
Fuzzy Expert Systems for Disease Diagnosis
A.V. Senthil Kumar (Hindusthan College of Arts and Science, India)
Copyright © 2015. 400 pages.
The development of fuzzy expert systems has provided new opportunities for problem solving amidst uncertainties. The medical field, in particular, has benefitted tre...
Handbook of Research on Computerized Occlusal Analysis Technology Applications in Dental Medicine
Robert B. Kerstein, DMD (Former clinical professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, USA & Private Dental Practice Limited to Prosthodontics and Computerized Occlusal Analysis, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 973 pages.
Modern medicine is changing drastically as new technologies emerge to transform the way in which patients are diagnosed, treated, and monitored. In particular, denta...
Enhancing the Human Experience through Assistive Technologies and E-Accessibility
Christos Kouroupetroglou (Caretta-Net Technologies, Greece)
Copyright © 2014. 345 pages.
Information Communication Technologies (ICT) have become an increasingly prevalent part of everyday life. Today, there are many cases in which ICT assist the elderly...
Applications, Challenges, and Advancements in Electromyography Signal Processing
Ganesh R. Naik (University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia)
Copyright © 2014. 404 pages.
Electromyography (EMG) is a procedure for assessing and recording the electrical activity produced by skeletal muscles. Since the contracting skeletal muscles are gr...
Innovative Technologies to Benefit Children on the Autism Spectrum
Nava R. Silton (Marymount Manhattan College, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 343 pages.
More than ever, emerging technology is assisting individuals with autism in a variety of ways. However, many parents, schools, and special education professionals ar...
Assistive Technology Research, Practice, and Theory
Boaventura DaCosta (Solers Research Group, USA), Soonhwa Seok (Korea University, South Korea)
Copyright © 2014. 342 pages.
Technology continues to advance at an irrepressible pace, and it takes human ingenuity and ambition to make the best use of the latest developments in science and en...
Assistive Technologies and Computer Access for Motor Disabilities
Georgios Kouroupetroglou (University of Athens, Greece)
Copyright © 2014. 433 pages.
Individuals with disabilities that impede their range of motion often have difficulty accessing technologies. With the use of computer-based assistive technology; de...
Disability Informatics and Web Accessibility for Motor Limitations
Georgios Kouroupetroglou (University of Athens, Greece)
Copyright © 2014. 443 pages.
As technology becomes an increasingly vital aspect of modern social interaction, the field of disability informatics and web accessibility has made significant progr...
Medical Advancements in Aging and Regenerative Technologies: Clinical Tools and Applications
Andriani Daskalaki (Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany)
Copyright © 2013. 598 pages.
Studies of developmental biology are now benefiting the advancements made in the field of regenerative medicine. Current research on aging will attempt to reverse vi...
Medical Applications of Intelligent Data Analysis: Research Advancements
Rafael Magdalena-Benedito (Intelligent Data Analysis Laboratory, University of Valencia, Spain), Emilio Soria-Olivas (Intelligent Data Analysis Laboratory, University of Valencia, Spain), Juan Guerrero Martínez (Intelligent Data Analysis Laboratory, University of Valencia, Spain), Juan Gómez-Sanchis (Intelligent Data Analysis Laboratory, University of Valencia, Spain), Antonio Jose Serrano-López (Intelligent Data Analysis Laboratory, University of Valencia, Spain)
Copyright © 2012. 372 pages.
One major challenge facing modern medicine is to fulfill the promise and potential of the enormous increase in medical data sets of all kinds. Medical Applications o...
E-Health, Assistive Technologies and Applications for Assisted Living: Challenges and Solutions
Carsten Röcker (RWTH Aachen University, Germany), Martina Ziefle (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
Copyright © 2011. 392 pages.
E-health technologies will play an increasingly important role in the coming years, as more and more older people will require medical care and support. Due to the p...
Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing Informatics: Concepts and Applications
Andrew Cashin (Southern Cross University, Australia), Robyn Cook (Sidra Medical & Research Center, Qatar)
Copyright © 2011. 320 pages.
Because of the constant advances and dynamics within the nascent field of nursing informatics, many nurses struggle in practice as they continue to try and apply hab...
Biomedical Diagnostics and Clinical Technologies: Applying High-Performance Cluster and Grid Computing
Manuela Pereira (University of Beira Interior, Portugal), Mario Freire (University of Beira Interior, Portugal)
Copyright © 2011. 396 pages.
The massive volume of data that some medical and biological applications generate require special processing resources that guarantee privacy and security, creating...
Clinical Data Mining for Physician Decision Making and Investigating Health Outcomes: Methods for Prediction and Analysis
Patricia Cerrito (University of Louisville, USA), John Cerrito (Kroger Pharmacy, USA)
Copyright © 2010. 370 pages.
The investigation of healthcare databases can be used to examine physician decisions and develop evidence-based treatment guidelines that optimize patient outcomes....

Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Srikanta Patnaik is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at SOA University, Bhubaneswar, India. His research interest is in Machine Intelligence and Robotics, and he has published more than 100 technical papers in the international journals and magazines of repute. His name has been placed in the MARQUIS Who’s Who in the World for the 2004 and he was also named as the International Educator of the Year 2005, by International Biographical Centre inGreat Britain. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Information and Communication Technology, and International Journal of Computation Vision and Robotics, as well as President and Chief Mentor of Interscience Research Network (IRNet), which is a professional body to encourage researchers and scholars to enhance their research throughput.
Dr. Priti Das is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at S. C. B. Medical College, Cuttack, India. She is on the Editorial Board of International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research (IJBHR) and International Journal of Immunological Studies. She has published more than 40 research papers in the international journals and magazines of repute, and her primary research interest is Telemedicine and Medical Informatics.