Contemporary Applications of Mobile Computing in Healthcare Settings

Contemporary Applications of Mobile Computing in Healthcare Settings

R. Rajkumar (VIT University, India)
Release Date: May, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 259
ISBN13: 9781522550365|ISBN10: 1522550364|EISBN13: 9781522550372|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5036-5

Description

The use of mobile devices in medical care settings and by wellness professionals has influenced and changed many aspects of clinical practice. Mobile devices have become ubiquitous in these settings, leading to rapid growth in the development of medical apps.

Contemporary Applications of Mobile Computing in Healthcare Settings is a critical scholarly resource that explores the benefits of using mobile devices and apps in the medical field and examines the shortcomings in the validation practices regarding these technologies. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics such as smart healthcare, patient surveillance, and body fitness monitoring, this book is geared toward academicians, nurses, medical professionals, practitioners, and students seeking current research on the quality and safety of the apps currently available for use by medical care professionals.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Body Fitness Monitoring
  • Clinical Data Analysis
  • mHealth Applications
  • Mobile Computing Devices
  • Patient Surveillance
  • Reading Assistance
  • Smart Healthcare

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

R. Rajkumar is a Head of the Department and Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at VIT University, India.