Mobile Point-of-Care Monitors and Diagnostic Device Design

Walter Karlen (Redaktør)

Efficient mobile systems that allow for vital sign monitoring and disease diagnosis at the point of care can help combat issues such as rising healthcare costs, treatment delays in remote and resource-poor areas, and the global shortage of skilled medical personnel. Les mer
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Efficient mobile systems that allow for vital sign monitoring and disease diagnosis at the point of care can help combat issues such as rising healthcare costs, treatment delays in remote and resource-poor areas, and the global shortage of skilled medical personnel.



Covering everything from sensors, systems, and software to integration, usability, and regulatory challenges, Mobile Point-of-Care Monitors and Diagnostic Device Design offers valuable insight into state-of-the-art technologies, research, and methods for designing personal diagnostic and ambulatory healthcare devices. Presenting the combined expertise of contributors from various fields, this multidisciplinary text:








Gives an overview of the latest mobile health and point-of-care technologies



Discusses portable diagnostics devices and sensors, including mobile-phone-based health systems



Explores lab-on-chip systems as well as energy-efficient solutions for mobile point-of-care monitors



Addresses computer vision and signal processing for real-time diagnostics



Considers interface design for lay healthcare providers and home users



Mobile Point-of-Care Monitors and Diagnostic Device Design provides important background information about the design process of mobile health and point-of-care devices, using practical examples to illustrate key aspects related to instrumentation, information processing, and implementation.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Interfacing Diagnostics with Consumer Electronics. Lab on a Cellphone. The Phone Oximeter. Current Technology and Advances in Transepidermal Water Loss Sensors. Portable High-Frequency Ultrasound Imaging System Design and Hardware Considerations. Automated Blood Smear Analysis for Mobile Malaria Diagnosis. Usability Engineering for Mobile Point-of-Care Devices. Translating Sensor Technology into the Medical Device Environment.

Om forfatteren

Walter Karlen received his M.Sc in micro-engineering and Ph.D in computer, communication, and information sciences from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland. Dr. Karlen currently holds a joint post-doctoral fellowship with the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa and the Electrical and Computer Engineering in Medicine Research Group at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, where he works on mobile phone implementations of biomedical sensors for global health applications.