New PDF release: An Introduction to Rehabilitation Engineering (Series in

By Rory A Cooper,Hisaichi Ohnabe,Douglas A. Hobson

ISBN-10: 0849372224

ISBN-13: 9780849372223

Answering the common call for for an introductory publication on rehabilitation engineering (RE), Dr. Rory A. Cooper, a individual RE authority, and his esteemed colleagues current An advent to Rehabilitation Engineering. This source introduces the basics and purposes of RE and assistive applied sciences (ATs).

After offering a quick creation, the publication describes the versions for AT carrier supply, the layout instruments and ideas of common layout, and diverse technology-transfer mechanisms, versions, and rules. The textual content then explains the method for developing assistive gadget criteria, by way of a evaluate of seating biomechanics and smooth tissue biomechanics. next chapters research layout and repair supply ideas of wheelchairs and scooters, sensible electric stimulation and its purposes, wheelchair-accessible transportation laws, and the purposes of robotics in clinical rehabilitation. The booklet proceeds to debate prosthetic and orthotic layout and utilization, visible and listening to impairment, Web-related AT, and augmentative and replacement verbal exchange (AAC) expertise. It concludes with an creation to adaptive activities and recreation.

Incorporating the severe facets of RE and AT, An advent to Rehabilitation Engineering makes a speciality of the foundations, modeling, criteria, units, and applied sciences of RE and AT. It offers a concise but whole assessment of RE to supply a fantastic beginning within the topic in addition to to stimulate additional study.

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