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Title Is ambient assisted living the panacea for ageing population? / edited by Marco d'Angelantonio and John Oates.
Imprint Amsterdam ; Washingston, D.C. : IOS Press, ©2013.

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Description 1 online resource
Series Ambient intelligence and smart environments ; v. 16
Ambient intelligence and smart environments ; v. 16.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Title page from PDF version; (IOS Press; viewed on Feb. 26, 2013).
Subject Assistive computer technology.
Self-help devices for older people.
Ambient intelligence.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Title Page -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Table of contents -- Background -- The Ageing of the European Population -- The Trivialisation of Technology -- The Role of DREAMING -- Concerns About AAL Technology Before DREAMING -- Ease of Use for Senior Citizens -- Reliability of the Platform -- Technology Aversion -- A Perceived Need for Passive Systems -- Effort and Cost of Installation and Maintenance -- "Care" and "Technology" -- Contradictory Terms? -- The Technology Platform -- Functional Requirements for the DREAMING Platform -- Health Monitoring -- Environmental Monitoring -- Mobile Alarm and Localization -- Videoconferencing -- Care Givers' Decision Support -- An Overview of the DREAMING Platform -- The HIS Telemonitoring System -- HIS Central Unit -- HIS Portal -- Vital Monitors -- Environmental Monitors -- Mobile Option -- ello! Videoconferencing System -- Scaling the DREAMING Platform -- Technology and Support -- The Evolution of Technology -- The DREAMING Platform in 2013 -- The Central Unit -- The Smartphone or Tablet -- The Trial Sites -- Denmark -- Overview of Trial Site -- Estonia -- Overview of Trial Site -- Germany -- Overview of Trial Site -- Italy -- Overview of Trial Site -- Spain -- Overview of Trial Site -- Sweden -- Overview of Trial Site -- Equipment Installed -- DREAMING Clinical Trial Protocol According to the CONSORT Checklist Items -- Objectives -- Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria for Participants -- Interventions -- Interventions in the Intervention Group -- Interventions in the Control Group -- Sample Size -- Statistical Methods -- Information About the Trial Populations -- Recruitment of Users -- Denmark -- Estonia -- Germany -- Italy -- Spain -- Sweden -- Analysis of the User Population -- Denmark -- Estonia -- Germany -- Italy -- Spain -- Sweden -- The Outcome -- List of the Primary and Secondary Outcomes.
Rationale for Clinical Impact Indicator Definition -- Health Status Questionnaire SF-36 v2 -- HADS (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale) -- Full List of Clinical Impact (Outcome) Indicators Used in DREAMING -- Time Points and Methods of Outcome Assessment -- Analysis of the Primary and Secondary Outcomes -- SF-36 & HADS -- Overview -- SF-36 Consolidated Cross Site Analysis -- HADS -- Discussion -- Effect on Mental/Clinical Events -- Considerations & Limitations -- Initial Conclusions -- User Satisfaction -- Methodology -- Cross-Pilot Analysis and Results -- Conclusions and Lessons Learned -- Economic Impact -- Approach -- Economic Indicators -- Clinical Activity Indicators -- Services Tariffs -- Considerations -- Costs Elements -- Denmark -- Estonia -- Germany -- Italy -- Spain -- Sweden -- Overall Conclusions -- Lessons Learned -- Implementation Guidelines and Recommendations -- Objective of Service -- Prerequisites -- Selection of Participants -- Planning Installation -- Equipment Selection: Reliability, Evaluation and Certification -- Devices: Aim of Their Use, Training Users -- Monitoring and Handling Alarms -- What to Do in Case of Emergency -- The Contact Centre -- Empowerment of Older Participants and Role of Care Givers -- Professionals: Roles, Rules, Expertise -- Towards a New Integrated Home Care -- Customer Satisfaction Evaluation and Feedback -- Cost/Benefit Evaluation -- Lessons Learned -- General -- Organisational -- Selection of Citizens/Patient for Tele-Monitoring -- Service Reliability -- Equipment -- Medical Devices -- Market Analysis -- Market Segmentation -- Overview -- Sizing of the Market for DREAMING in the Participating Countries -- The Market for DREAMING in the EU -- User Advisory Group Feedback -- Main Conclusions -- Usability, Technology Acceptance -- Technology Performance, Installation and Maintenance.
Workforce and Service Organization -- Sustainability and Wide Deployment -- Main Recommendations -- Further Research and Data -- Business Case -- New Technology Components -- Conclusions -- Appendix A -- Questionnaires -- SF-36 -- Hospital Anxiety Depression Scale (HADS) -- Appendix B -- Glossary.
Other Author D'Angelantonio, Marco.
Oates, John.
IOS Press.
Other Title Print version: Is ambient assisted living the panacea for ageing population?. Amsterdam ; Washingston, D.C. : IOS Press, ©2013