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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Contemporary Applications of Mobile Computing in Healthcare Settings

Author: Rajkumar, R.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522550372

Category: Computers

Page: 259

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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.
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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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Expert System Techniques in Biomedical Science Practice

Author: Pattnaik, Prasant Kumar,Swetapadma, Aleena,Sarraf, Jay

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1522551506

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 280

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Before the integration of expert systems in biomedical science, complex problems required human expertise to solve them through conventional procedural methods. Advancements in expert systems allow for knowledge to be extracted when no human expertise is available and increases productivity through quick diagnosis. Expert System Techniques in Biomedical Science Practice is an essential scholarly resource that contains innovative research on the methods by which an expert system is designed to solve complex problems through the automation of decision making through the use of if-then-else rules rather than conventional procedural methods. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as image processing, bio-signals, and cognitive AI, this book is a vital reference source for computer engineers, information technologists, biomedical engineers, data-processing specialists, medical professionals, and industrialists within the fields of biomedical engineering, pervasive computing, and natural language processing.
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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

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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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The SAGE Handbook of Online Research Methods

Author: Nigel G Fielding,Raymond M Lee,Grant Blank

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 592

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This handbook provides comprehensive coverage of contemporary and developing Internet and online social research methods, spanning both quantitative and qualitative research applications. The editors have brought together leading names in the field of online research to give a thoroughly up to date commentary on current debates. The chapters cover both methodological and procedural themes, offering readers a sophisticated treatment of the practice and uses of Internet and online research that is grounded in research methodology. Beginning with an examination of the significance of the Internet as a research medium, the book goes on to cover research design, data capture, the survey, virtual ethnography, and the internet as an archival resource, and concludes by looking at potential directions for the future of Internet and online research. The Handbook of Internet and Online Research Methods will be welcomed by anyone interested in the contemporary practice of computer-mediated research and scholarship. Postgraduates, researchers and methodologists from dicsplines across the social sciences will find this an inavlauble source of reference.
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Asia and Pacific Bibliography

A Select List of the United Nations ESCAP Library's Accessions on Asia and the Pacific

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Asia

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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Effective psychotherapy

a handbook of research

Author: Alan S. Gurman,Andrew M. Razin

Publisher: Pergamon

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 628

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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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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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Social Computing

Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications

Author: Subhasish Dasgupta

Publisher: IGI Global Snippet

ISBN: 1605669849

Category: Computers

Page: 2365

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With an increasing accessibility to social networking tools, the development of Web 2.0, and the emergence of virtual worlds, social computing crosses cultural boundaries to join people in the digital landscape. Social Computing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications uncovers the growing and expanding phenomenon of human behavior, social constructs, and communication in online environments. This multiple volume publication presents the latest research on social change, evolving networks, media, and interaction with technology to offer audiences a comprehensive view of the impact of social computing on the way cultures think, act, and exchange information.
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e-Health

Author: Karl Jähn,Eckhard Nagel

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783642639319

Category: Medical

Page: 357

View: 1390

Elektronische Patientenakte, papierloser Befundtransfer, Online-Apotheke und Cyber-Operation – die Informationstechnologien, besonders das Internet, revolutionieren das Gesundheitswesen und bieten möglicherweise die Lösung für die Kostenprobleme in der Gesundheitsversorgung. Fundiert für medizinische Profis und leicht verständlich für medizinische Laien zeigt das Buch, was heute schon machbar und morgen möglich ist. Alle Trends und Entwicklungen, Chancen und Risiken im kompakten, interdisziplinären Überblick, mit anschaulichen Fallbeispielen, die konkrete Praxis-Perspektiven im e-Health aufzeigen.
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