International Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering

Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2014

  • Wrist-Gathered Acceleration Data and their Correlation with Physical Activity in the Elderly

    Amy Papadopoulos, Nicolas Vivaldi, Cindy Crump, Christine Tsien Silvers

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2014
    Pages: 38-44
    Received: Oct. 16, 2014
    Accepted: Oct. 29, 2014
    Published: Nov. 10, 2014
    Abstract: Estimating physical activity in the elderly from wrist-gathered acceleration data was studied. Thirty individuals (65+ years) were video-recorded while wearing a wrist device and going about their normal activities within their regular living environment for four hours each. Acceleration data were summarized into an activity value [via the “differe... Show More
  • Telemedicine Information System for Patients with Amputated Limbs

    Monica Dascalu, Mihail Stefan Teodorescu, Adrian Barbilian, Elteto Zoltan, Madalina Streinu, Mark Edward Pogarasteanu, Lucian Milea, Anca Plavitu, Dan Coroama, Eduard Franti

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2014
    Pages: 45-51
    Received: Nov. 01, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 16, 2014
    Published: Nov. 20, 2014
    Abstract: The paper describes the implementation of a telemedicine platform that is developed in collaboration by a multidisciplinary team of researchers (engineers and doctors). The complex telemedicine information system aims to offer distance medical assistance to patients with amputated limbs mainly for those using prosthetic limbs. Although not intended... Show More