Handbook of Medical and Healthcare Technologies

  • Borko Furht
  • Ankur Agarwal

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Medical Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ankur Agarwal, Borko Furht, Mamata Yenagi
      Pages 3-15
    3. Frederico Durao, Karunakar Bayyapu, Guandong Xu, Peter Dolog, Ricardo Lage
      Pages 17-40
    4. Mirjana Pavlovic, John Mayfield, Bela Balint
      Pages 41-78
    5. Svitlana Zinger, Daniel Ruijters, Rudolph M. Snoeren, Chrysi Papalazarou, Peter H. N. de With
      Pages 79-119
    6. Mirjana Pavlovic, John Mayfield, Bela Balint
      Pages 181-205
    7. Osman Salem, Alexey Guerassimov, Ahmed Mehaoua, Anthony Marcus, Borko Furht
      Pages 207-222
    8. Srdjan Sladojevic, Miroslava Sladojevic, Katica Pavlovic, Nada Cemerlic-Adjic, Dubravko Culibrk
      Pages 223-244
    9. Maya Dimitrova, Lubomir Lahtchev, Siya Lozanova, Chavdar Roumenin
      Pages 245-265
    10. Mirjana Pavlovic, John Mayfield, Bela Balint
      Pages 267-282
  3. Healthcare Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 283-283
    2. Timothy Cyr, Ankur Agarwal, Borko Furht
      Pages 285-295
    3. Ravi Behara, Ankur Agarwal, Faiz Fatteh, Borko Furht
      Pages 297-308
    4. Md. Abdur Rahman, Abdulmotaleb El Saddik
      Pages 309-335
    5. Aniket Bochare, Kristen Brady, Kristianne Oristian, Omar El-Ghazawi, Yelena Yesha, Yaacov Yesha
      Pages 337-353
    6. Ankur Agarwal, Borko Furht, Mark Conatser, Chris Baechle
      Pages 355-369
    7. Deena M. Barakah, Muhammad Ammad-uddin
      Pages 371-399
    8. Sokratis K. Katsikas
      Pages 401-416
    9. Maria-Anna Fengou, Georgia Athanasiou, Georgios Mantas, Ismini Griva, Dimitrios Lymberopoulos
      Pages 417-433
    10. Olga Murdoch, Jessie Wan, Sameh Abdalla, Michael J. O’Grady, Gregory M. P. O’Hare
      Pages 435-452
    11. Martin McHugh, Fergal McCaffery, Silvana Togneri MacMahon, Anita Finnegan
      Pages 453-480
    12. Yali Zheng, Carmen C. Y. Poon, Yuan Ting Zhang
      Pages 481-502
    13. Ankur Agarwal, Borko Furht, Vivek Tyagi
      Pages 503-528
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 529-534

About this book


This book equips readers to understand a complex range of healthcare products that are used to diagnose, monitor, and treat diseases or medical conditions affecting humans. The first part of the book presents medical technologies such as medical information retrieval, tissue engineering techniques, 3D medical imaging, nanotechnology innovations in medicine, medical wireless sensor networks, and knowledge mining techniques in medicine. The second half of the book focuses on healthcare technologies including prediction hospital readmission risk, modeling e-health framework, personal Web in healthcare, security issues for medical records, and personalized services in healthcare. The contributors are leading world researchers who share their innovations, making this handbook the definitive resource on these topics. Handbook of Medical and Healthcare Technologies is intended for a wide audience including academicians, designers, developers, researchers and advanced-level students. It is also valuable for business managers, entrepreneurs, and investors within the medical and healthcare industries.  


Electronic Medical Records Health Informatics Health Record Systems Integration Knowledge Mining Medical Imaging Medical Information Retrieval Medical Interface Design Medical Technology Breakthroughs Medical Wireless Sensor Networks Mobile Medical Systems and Applications Nanotechnology and Applications Personalized Medicine Soft Computing Methodologies Tissue Engineering Virtual Doctors Wearable and Implantable Technologies

Editors and affiliations

  • Borko Furht
    • 1
  • Ankur Agarwal
    • 2
  1. 1.Florida Atlantic University Dept. of Computer Science & EngineeringBoca RatonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringFlorida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-8494-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-8495-0
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