Challenges Involved in the Design of an e-Health Application for a Wearable Scoliosis Monitoring System
The use of a wearable scoliosis monitoring system can improve the process of rehabilitation by offering objective information about the movement of the spine. Such a system provides a new source of knowledge to physicians and enables them to implement a more efficient treatment. The system uses magnetic and inertial measurement units (IMUs) that are placed on an adjustable frame. The main challenges for an eHealth application and a multi-criteria analysis are presented in this paper.
Keywordse-Health Scoliosis monitoring Portable device
This paper was realized within the Partnership Programme in priority domains - PN-II, which runs with the financial support of MEN-UEFISCDI, Project no. 227/2014, System for Diagnosis and Therapy of Spine Diseases (SPINE).
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