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Geriatric Engineering: Nursing and Design Principles of Intelligent Assisted Living Environments
Lubliner, David
ISBN 13: 
9781138035294
ISBN 10: 
1138035297
Category: 
Health Administration
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Taylor & Francis
Publication Date: 
01/2021
Format: 
Cloth
Status: 
Not Yet Published
Imprint: 
Auerbach Publications
Affiliation: 
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, USA
Pages: 
416
Weight: 
2
Retail Price: 
99.95 (Tentative Price May Change)
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Synopsis:

Geriatric Engineering is the science of applying engineering concepts to solve mechanical and control systems deficiencies that arise as people age and aplying these to assistive living environments extending independent living. The textbook starts with an introduction to the field of human aging. It examines how human aging is viewed and how society responds to the issues of aging. This is followed by an introduction to system design techniques of assistive technologies to foster independent living. Additional sections include primers on microprocessor and sensors interfacing to facilitate these deigns, as well as wound care and ostomy maintenance issues to ensure independent living.


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