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Neurorehabilitation devices : engineering design, measurement, and control

Author: Thompson Sarkodie-Gyan
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2006.
Series: McGraw-Hill's biomedical engineering series.
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Debilitating neuromuscular disorders and traumatic brain, spinal cord or peripheral injuries have a devastating effect on those who suffer from them. Written from an engineering perspective, and based on a course taught by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Neurorehabilitation Devices first helps the designer to better understand and formulate design, measurement and control systems for biomedical devices  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thompson Sarkodie-Gyan
ISBN: 0071448306 9780071448307
OCLC Number: 61879812
Description: xix, 312 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introductory overview of rehabilitation medicine --
The dynamics of neurorehabilitation devices --
General purpose of neurorehabilitation --
Neurorehabilitation: a case study --
Data acquisition and processing in neurorehabilitation --
Aspects of neurological disorders --
Technology initiatives in neurorehabilitation --
Anatomical analysis of the human upper limb --
Devices and procedures in neurorehabilitation --
Intelligent knowledge-based neurorehabilitation --
Virtual reality in neurorehabilitation --
Expert systems in neurorehabilitation --
Telerehabilitation and exercise --
Kinesthetic therapy --
The impact of language, music, and sound in neurorehabilitation --
Event-related potentials.
Series Title: McGraw-Hill's biomedical engineering series.
Responsibility: Thompson Sarkodie-Gyan.
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