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Research Publications in journals:
HeartCycle: User interaction and patient education
Year:2013
Research Areas
  • Biomedicine
Information
Abstract
Cardiovascular Diseases are the most prevalent and serious chronic conditions existing nowadays. They are the primary cause of death in the world and generate enormous expenditures to the health systems. Tele-monitoring and personal health systems have proven to be good options for tackling this situation; however they are still lacking many functionalities. It is necessary to find solutions that allow health professionals to follow up patients more closely and efficiently, while reducing the non-adherence of patients to the treatment regime. HeartCycle research project (partially funded by the European Commission) has developed a personal health system for cardiovascular diseases management with the aim to address this problem. This paper describes the Patient Loop of this solution, including the different components, the adopted user interaction, and the implemented patients' education and coaching strategy.
International
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JCR
Si
Title
Ieee Engineering in Medicine And Biology Magazine
ISBN
0739-5175
Impact factor JCR
26,303
Impact info
Volume
2013
10.1109/EMBC.2013.6611166.
Journal number
2013
From page
6988
To page
6991
Month
JULIO
Ranking
Participants
  • Autor: Cecilia Vera Muñoz (UPM)
  • Autor: Maria Teresa Arredondo Waldmeyer (UPM)
  • Autor: Manuel Ottaviano . (UPM)
  • Autor: Dario Salvi . (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de tecnología Biomédica CTB
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