Seamless Healthcare Monitoring

Advancements in Wearable, Attachable, and Invisible Devices

Editors: Tamura, Toshiyo, Chen, Wenxi (Eds.)

  • Defines and classifies existing monitoring modalities into three categories: wearables, attachables, and invisiblesCovers a diverse range of devices that are appropriate for chemical, pressure, temperature, motion, and nutrition monitoring
  • Clarifies how each monitoring device can help support life-long healthcare from the cradle to the grave, and provides insights into future endeavors
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This book shares the knowledge of active and prestigious worldwide researchers and scholars in the field of healthcare monitoring as authors investigate historical developments, summarize latest advancements, and envision future prospects on wearable, attachable, and invisible devices that monitor diverse physiological information. The coverage of the book spans multiple disciplines, from biomechanics, to bioelectricity, biochemistry, biophysics and biomaterials. There is also wide coverage of various physical and chemical quantities such as electricity, pressure, flow, motion, force, temperature, gases, and biomarkers. Each chapter explores the background of a specific monitoring device, as well as its physical and chemical principles and instrumentation, signal processing and data analysis, achieved outcomes and application scenarios, and future research topics. There are chapters on:

  • Electrocardiograms, electroencephalograms, and electromyograms
  • Measurement of flow phenomenon
  • Latest wearable technologies for the quantification of human motion
  • Various forms of wearable thermometers
  • Monitoring of gases and chemical substances produced during metabolism…and more!
This book is appropriate and accessible for students and scientists, as well as researchers in biomedical engineering, computer engineers, healthcare entrepreneurs, administrative officers, policy makers, market vendors, and healthcare personnel. It helps to provide us with insights into future endeavors, formulate innovative businesses and services, and will help improve people’s health and quality of life.

About the authors

Toshiyo Tamura is Professor at Waseda University.
Wenxi Chen is Professor at The University of Aizu.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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eBook 118,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-69362-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 155,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-69361-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Seamless Healthcare Monitoring
Book Subtitle
Advancements in Wearable, Attachable, and Invisible Devices
Editors
  • Toshiyo Tamura
  • Wenxi Chen
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-69362-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-69362-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-69361-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 469
Number of Illustrations and Tables
56 b/w illustrations, 135 illustrations in colour
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