Search for dissertations about: "medical instrumentation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 swedish dissertations containing the words medical instrumentation.

  1. 1. The impression technique for assessment of tissue oedema : instrumentation, evaluation and applications

    Author : Olof Lindahl; Olof Anton Lindahl; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Medical Engineering for Healthcare; Medicinsk teknik för hälsovård; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

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  2. 2. Textile-enabled Bioimpedance Instrumentation for Personalised Health Monitoring Applications

    Author : Javier Ferreira Gonzalez; Kaj Lindecrantz; Javier Jiménez Leube; Fernando Seoane; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; personal healthcare systems; bioimpedance; wearable; portable; monitoring; textrodes; body composition; chronic kidney disease; ambient assisting living; wireless sensor;

    Abstract : A growing number of factors, including the costs, technological advancements, an ageing population, and medical errors are leading industrialised countries to invest in research on alternative solutions to improving their health care systems and increasing patients’ life quality. Personal Health System (PHS) solutions envision the use of information and communication technologies that enable a paradigm shift from the traditional hospital-centred healthcare delivery model toward a preventive and person-centred approach. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modular textile-enabled bioimpedance system for personalized health monitoring applications

    Author : Javier Ferreira; Fernando Seoane; Kaj Lindecrantz; Orjan Grottem Martinsen; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; personal healthcare system; electrical bioimpedance; wearable sensors; pervasive monitoring; portable monitoring; body composition; chronic kidney disease; wireless sensor; ubiquitous; instrumentation; Teknik och hälsa; Technology and Health;

    Abstract : A growing number of factors, including costs, technological advancements, ageing populations, and medical errors, are leading industrialized countries to invest in research on alternative solutions to improve their health-care systems and increase patients’ quality of life. Personal health systems (PHS) examplify the use of information and communication technologies that enable a paradigm shift from the traditional hospital-centered healthcare delivery model toward a preventive and person-centered approach. READ MORE

  4. 4. Electrical Bioimpedance Cerebral Monitoring: Fundamental Steps towards Clinical Application

    Author : Fernando Seoane Martinez; Fernando Seoane Martínez; Fernando Seoane; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Biomedical Instrumentation; Ischemia; Hypoxia; Non-invasive Monitoring; Electrical Bioimpedance Spectroscopy; Stroke; Impedance Measurements; Brain Monitoring; biomedicin; bioteknik; non-invasive monitoring; electrical bioimpedance; spectroscopy; biomedical instrumentation;

    Abstract : Neurologically related injuries cause a similar number of deaths as cancer, and brain damage is the second commonest cause of death in the world and probably the leading cause of permanent disability. The devastating effects of most cases of brain damage could be avoided if it were detected and medical treatment initiated in time. READ MORE

  5. 5. Radiobiological investigations of proton and light ion therapy

    Author : Nina Tilly; Michael Scholz; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Radiobiology; Monte Carlo method; Radiotherapy; high-energy instrumentation; Protons; Light ions; RBE; LET; Radiobiological models; Radiobiologi; medicinsk strålningsfysik; Medical Radiation Physics;

    Abstract : During the last decade, the interest in proton and light ion beam therapy has increased considerably and several new centres are planned around the world. These particles have a large advantage due to their sharp physical dose distributions as compared to conventional radiotherapy beams. READ MORE