© 2009

Handbook of Digital Homecare

  • Kanagasingam Yogesan
  • Lodewijk Bos
  • Peter Brett
  • Michael Christopher Gibbons
  • Comprehensive guide through all aspects of home care


Part of the Series in Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMENG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Kanagasingam Yogesan, Lodewijk Bos, Peter Brett, Michael Christopher Gibbons
    Pages 1-4
  3. Isabel Román, Jorge Calvillo, Laura M. Roa
    Pages 33-52
  4. W. J. Meijer
    Pages 53-74
  5. Kirsten Van Gossum, Griet Verhenneman
    Pages 117-149
  6. Ricardo Costa, Paulo Novais, Luís Lima, José Bulas Cruz, José Neves
    Pages 151-178
  7. M. Martínez-Espronceda, I. Martínez, J. Escayola, L. Serrano, J. Trigo, S. Led et al.
    Pages 179-202
  8. T. N. van Schie, M. Schot, M. Schoone-Harmsen, P. M. A. Desmet, A. J. M. Rövekamp, M. B. Van Dijk
    Pages 221-242
  9. Ann Ackaert, An Jacobs, Annelies Veys, Jan Derboven, Mieke Van Gils, Heidi Buysse et al.
    Pages 243-267
  10. Andy Marsh, Christos Biniaris, Ross Velentzas, Jérémie Leguay, Bertrand Ravera, Mario Lopez-Ramos et al.
    Pages 287-298
  11. Helen Aikman, Phillip Coppin
    Pages 299-327
  12. Mohanraj Karunanithi, Antti Sarela
    Pages 329-352
  13. Jason Y. Park, Larry J. Kricka
    Pages 353-362
  14. Back Matter

About this book


Digital Homecare is a collection of services to deliver, maintain and improve care in the home environment using the latest ICT technology and devices.

It is important to recognize the wide range of issues that are covered by digital homecare. This book shows a good selection of related issues, be it experience, technologies, managerial issues or standardization.

A very diverse "audience"; elderly, people with chronic conditions, disabled, to name the most important groups, benefits from digital homecare, within the comfort and protection of their own homes.


E-Health IFMBE Monitor devices legal aspects patient information social aspects virtual services

Editors and affiliations

  • Kanagasingam Yogesan
    • 1
  • Lodewijk Bos
    • 2
  • Peter Brett
    • 3
  • Michael Christopher Gibbons
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health SciencesUniversity of Western Australia Director, Centre for e-Health The Lions Eye InstituteNedlandsAustralia
  2. 2.International Council on Medical & Care Compunetics (ICMCC)UtrechtNetherlands
  3. 3.School of Eng. and Applied Science Chemical Eng. and Applied ChemistryAston UniversityBirminghamUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.Johns Hopkins Urban Health InstituteBaltimoreUSA

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