Handbook of Research on ICTs for Human-Centered Healthcare and Social Care Services

Author: Cruz-Cunha, Maria Manuela

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466639873

Category: Medical

Page: 978

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In addition to creating the opportunity for collaboration, transformation, and innovation in the healthcare industry, technology plays an essential role in the development of human well-being and psychological growth. Handbook of Research on ICTs for Human-Centered Healthcare and Social Services is a comprehensive collection of relevant research on technology and its developments of ICTs in healthcare and social services. This book focuses on the emerging trends in the social and healthcare sectors such as social networks, security of ICTs, and advisory services, beneficial to researchers, scholars, students, and practitioners to further their interest in technological advancements.
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Impact of Medical Errors and Malpractice on Health Economics, Quality, and Patient Safety

Author: Riga, Marina

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522523383

Category: Medical

Page: 334

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Precise and flawless medical practice is imperative due to the delicate nature of patient lives and health. Without methods and technologies to detect medical mistakes, many lives would be compromised. Impact of Medical Errors and Malpractice on Health Economics, Quality, and Patient Safety is an essential reference source for the latest research on the detection and analysis of the various implications of medical errors and addresses the hidden malpractices that exist in healthcare systems globally. Featuring extensive coverage on a broad range of topics such as clinical pathways, decision-making techniques, and health information technology, this book is ideally designed for practitioners, professionals, and researchers seeking current research on various issues in healthcare provision.
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Handbook of Research on ICTs and Management Systems for Improving Efficiency in Healthcare and Social Care

Author: Cruz-Cunha, Maria Manuela

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466639911

Category: Medical

Page: 1531

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Through the use of ICT tools, such as the internet, portals, and telecommunication devices, the quality of healthcare has improved in local and global health; aiding in the development of a sustainable economy. Handbook of Research on ICTs and Management Systems for Improving Efficiency in Healthcare and Social Care brings together a valuable research collection on ICT elements needed to improve communication and collaboration between global health institutes, public and private organizations, and foundations. Highlighting the adoption and success factors in the development of technologies for healthcare, this book is essential for IT professionals, technology solution providers, researchers, and students interested in technology and its relationship with healthcare and social services.
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Critical Research on Sexism and Racism in STEM Fields

Author: Thomas, Ursula

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522501754

Category: Social Science

Page: 301

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Despite a higher percentage of women entering various STEM fields, issues of discrimination and stereotyping continue to exist. These difficulties create a potential hostile environment and a noticeable gap in opportunities, advancements, and compensation increases in comparison to their male counterparts. Critical Research on Sexism and Racism in STEM Fields investigates the bias, stereotyping, and repression experienced by women within STEM-based career fields. Emphasizing the struggle felt by women within politics, education systems, business environments, STEM careers, as well as issues with advocacy and leadership, this publication benefits professionals, social activists, researchers, academics, managers, and practitioners interested in the institutionalized discrimination and prejudice women encounter in various fields.
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Global Perspectives on Health Communication in the Age of Social Media

Author: Sekalala, Seif,Niezgoda, Brandon C.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522537171

Category: Medical

Page: 348

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Numerous studies suggest that people with a variety of health concerns are increasingly turning to online networks for social support. As a result, the number of online support communities has risen over the past two decades. Global Perspectives on Health Communication in the Age of Social Media is a critical scholarly resource that examines the illness and pain-and-suffering narrative of health communication. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as social networks, patient empowerment, and e-health, this book is geared towards professionals and researchers in health informatics as well as students, practitioners, clinicians, and academics.
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Handbook of Research on Holistic Perspectives in Gamification for Clinical Practice

Author: Novák, Daniel

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466695234

Category: Medical

Page: 636

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Over the past decade, the healthcare industry has adopted games as a powerful tool for promoting personal health and wellness. Utilizing principles of gamification to engage patients with positive reinforcement, these games promote stronger attention to clinical and self-care guidelines, and offer exciting possibilities for primary prevention. Targeting an audience of academics, researchers, practitioners, healthcare professionals, and even patients, the Handbook of Research on Holistic Perspectives in Gamification for Clinical Practices reviews current studies and empirical evidence, highlights critical principles of gamification, and fosters the increasing application of games at the practical, clinical level.
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Mobile Learning

A Handbook for Educators and Trainers

Author: John Traxler,Agnes Kukulska-Hulme

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134247559

Category: Education

Page: 228

View: 7907

Emphasising the issues of usability, accessibility, evaluation and effectiveness and illustrated by case studies drawn from contemporary projects from around the world, this book considers: the fundamentals of mobile technologies and devices the educational foundations of modern networked learning the issues that underpin mobile learning and make it accessible for all users the challenges of making mobile learning a substantial and sustainable component in colleges, universities and corporations implications and issues for the future. Mobile Learning provides useful, authoritative and comprehensive guidance for professionals in higher and further education and trainers in the business sector who want to find out about the opportunities offered by new technologies to deliver, support and enhance teaching, learning and training.
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JICA annual report 2008

Author: 国際協力機構,JICA=,ジャイカ=

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9784903729466

Category: Economic assistance, Japanese

Page: 159

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Annual Report

Author: Kokusai Kyōryoku Jigyōdan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Economic assistance, Japanese

Page: N.A

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Political Handbook of theWorld 2005-2006

Author: William C Banks,T. Muller,W. Overstreet

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 9781568029528

Category: Political Science

Page: 1500

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For almost eighty years, researchers seeking governmental and political information on countries around the globe have turned to Political Handbook of the World for the most authoritative and complete presentation of facts and analysis. CQ Press welcomes this renowned publication to its list of acclaimed reference sources, bringing its many current devotees - and future users - a new edition for 2005 - 2006, with a commitment to continuing the editorial integrity that has become the hallmark of this resource since its initial publication in 1928.
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Political Handbook of the World 2008

Author: Arthur S Banks,William Overstreet,Thomas Muller

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 9780872895287

Category: Political Science

Page: 1665

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With more than 200 entries on countries and territories throughout the world, the best-selling Political Handbook of the World is the most authoritative one-stop source for throrough and accurate global political information. This volume is renowned for its extensive coverage of major, minor, and antisystemic political parties and groups in each political system around the world. It also provides names of key ambassadors and international memberships of each Country, and profiles over 120 intergovernmental organization.
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Current Catalog

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medicine

Page: N.A

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First multi-year cumulation covers six years: 1965-70.
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RIE

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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Technoethics and the Evolving Knowledge Society: Ethical Issues in Technological Design, Research, Development, and Innovation

Ethical Issues in Technological Design, Research, Development, and Innovation

Author: Luppicini, Rocci

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1605669539

Category: Philosophy

Page: 323

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"This book introduces the reader to the key concepts and issues that comprise the emerging field of Technoethics, the interdisciplinary field concerned with all ethical aspects of technology within a society shaped by technology"--Provided by publisher.
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Associations' Publications in Print

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780835214926

Category: Associations, institutions, etc

Page: N.A

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1981- in 2 v.: v.1, Subject index; v.2, Title index, Publisher/title index, Association name index, Acronym index, Key to publishers' and distributors' abbreviations.
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Technisierung des Alltags

Ein handlungstheoretischer Beitrag zur Theorie technischer Vergesellschaftung

Author: N.A

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3322970272

Category: Social Science

Page: 264

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Technisierung ist soziologisch adäquat weder einseitig als technische Determinierung des Handelns zu begreifen, noch sind technische Artefakte beliebig in die Zwecke der Nutzer integrierbare Instrumente. Technische Artefakte prägen dem Alltagshandeln ihre Struktur auf, diese technische Strukturierung ist aber ebenso Bedingung der Möglichkeit des Handelns in der Lebenswelt des Alltags.
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