Rory A Cooper,Hisaichi Ohnabe,Douglas A. Hobson's An Introduction to Rehabilitation Engineering (Series in PDF

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

Answering the frequent call for for an introductory e-book on rehabilitation engineering (RE), Dr. Rory A. Cooper, a wonderful RE authority, and his esteemed colleagues current An creation to Rehabilitation Engineering. This source introduces the basics and functions of RE and assistive applied sciences (ATs).

After offering a quick creation, the ebook describes the types for AT carrier supply, the layout instruments and rules of common layout, and numerous technology-transfer mechanisms, types, and rules. The textual content then explains the method for growing assistive machine criteria, through a overview of seating biomechanics and tender tissue biomechanics. next chapters learn layout and repair supply rules of wheelchairs and scooters, useful electric stimulation and its functions, wheelchair-accessible transportation laws, and the functions of robotics in scientific rehabilitation. The booklet proceeds to debate prosthetic and orthotic layout and utilization, visible and listening to impairment, Web-related AT, and augmentative and substitute verbal exchange (AAC) know-how. It concludes with an advent to adaptive activities and recreation.

Incorporating the severe facets of RE and AT, An advent to Rehabilitation Engineering makes a speciality of the rules, modeling, criteria, units, and applied sciences of RE and AT. It provides a concise but entire review of RE to supply an effective origin within the topic in addition to to stimulate extra study.

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