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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 distinctive 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 short advent, the publication describes the types for AT carrier supply, the layout instruments and rules of common layout, and diverse technology-transfer mechanisms, types, and rules. The textual content then explains the method for developing assistive machine criteria, by means of a overview of seating biomechanics and tender tissue biomechanics. next chapters learn layout and repair supply rules of wheelchairs and scooters, sensible electric stimulation and its functions, wheelchair-accessible transportation laws, and the functions of robotics in scientific rehabilitation. The e-book proceeds to debate prosthetic and orthotic layout and utilization, visible and listening to impairment, Web-related AT, and augmentative and replacement conversation (AAC) know-how. It concludes with an advent to adaptive activities and recreation.

Incorporating the serious facets of RE and AT, An advent to Rehabilitation Engineering specializes in the rules, modeling, criteria, units, and applied sciences of RE and AT. It offers a concise but whole evaluation of RE to supply a superior origin within the topic in addition to to stimulate extra study.

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