Cloud-based monitoring for patients with dementia

Moore, P. and Xhafa, F. and Sharma, M. (2015) Cloud-based monitoring for patients with dementia. In: E-Health and Telemedicine: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. IGI Global, pp. 551-576. ISBN 9781466687578 (ISBN); 1466687568 (ISBN); 9781466687561 (ISBN)

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Abstract

Demographic changes are resulting in a rapidly growing elderly population with healthcare implications which importantly include dementia, which is a condition that requires long-term support and care to manage the negative behavioural symptoms. In order to optimise the management of healthcare professionals and provide an enhanced quality of life for patients and carers alike, Remote Electronic Health Monitoring forms a crucial role. This requires myriad functions and components to achieve patient monitoring while accommodating the technological, medical, legal, regulatory, ethical, and privacy considerations. The chapter considers the relevant components and functions of the current state-of-the-art to the provision of effective Remote Electronic Health Monitoring. The authors present the background and related research, and then they focus on the technological aspects of Remote Electronic Health Monitoring to which Cloud-Based Systems and the closely related Cloud Service Modules are central. A number of scenarios to illustrate the concepts are discussed in the chapter. © 2016 by IGI Global. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: B800 Medical Technology
Divisions: UoA Collections > UoA 03: Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing & Pharmacy
UoA Collections > UoA11: Computer Science and Informatics
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Computing and Digital Technology
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Computing and Digital Technology > Cloud Computing
Depositing User: Miss Jessica Baylis
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2016 09:11
Last Modified: 08 Jun 2016 09:11
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/583

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