SMART Rehabilitation: Implementation of ICT Platform to Support Home-Based Stroke Rehabilitation
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Stroke is the biggest cause of severe disability in the UK. The National Service Framework for Older People recommends that rehabilitation should continue until maximum recovery has been achieved. However, due to cost factors inpatient length of stay is decreasing and outpatient rehabilitation facilities are limited. The level of therapy could be improved by providing assistive technology, in the form of tele-rehabilitation, within patients’ homes. This paper presents the development of the SMART rehabilitation system, a home-based tele-rehabilitation system to argument upper limb rehabilitation, with the emphasis on the implementation of the system ICT platform and user interface design.
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- SMART Rehabilitation: Implementation of ICT Platform to Support Home-Based Stroke Rehabilitation
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- Universal Acess in Human Computer Interaction. Coping with Diversity
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- 4th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction, UAHCI 2007, Held as Part of HCI International 2007, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007, Proceedings, Part I
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- 1. School of Computing & Mathematics, University of Ulster, N. Ireland, U.K.
- 2. School for Health, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, University of Bath, U.K.
- 3. Centre for Health and Social Care, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Sheffield Hallam University, U.K.
- 4. Department of Computer Science, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, U.K.
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