Essays about: "the effects of new technology to elderly"

Found 3 essays containing the words the effects of new technology to elderly.

  1. 1. Communicating with a Smart Pillbox via Near Field Communication (NFC) : A Mobile Application for Healthcare Professionals

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Ibrahim Al-qaysi; [2018]
    Keywords : Medication adherence; Healthcare; Mobile application; Android; Smart pillbox; Near Field Communication NFC .; Medicinering följsamhet; sjukvård; mobil applikation; Android; smart pillerdosa; Near Field Communication NFC .;

    Abstract : The lack of medication adherence leads to an incremental risk of diseases which can be a major burden on the individual, healthcare system, and society. Hence, healthcare professionals have a central role and should manage, guide, educate, and make their patient more involved in their treatment and thereby promoting a better medication adherence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Smartwatches in the elderly care - a design intervention approach

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Marianne Bansell; [2018]
    Keywords : UX; smartwatch; healthcare; elderly care; IXD; glanceable; wearable; user research; design intervention; interaction design;

    Abstract : This thesis project is exploring future smartwatch use within elderly care. The user-centered designing phase uses a design intervention approach, where design and research happen simultaneously. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effect of plasminogen on wound healing in mice

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för kemi- och bioteknik

    Author : Peter Kallioniemi; [2010]
    Keywords : plasminogen; tensile; strength; wound; healing; scar; formation;

    Abstract : Wound healing is a dynamic, interactive process critically involved in maintaining normal physiology and host defence of the body. Nevertheless, a healed wound (scar) is only about 70% as strong as normal skin. Moreover, reduced healing capability in the elderly, costs the American government more than $90 billion yearly due to hospitalisation. READ MORE