Handbook of Ambient Assisted Living

Handbook of Ambient Assisted Living

Technology for Healthcare, Rehabilitation and Well-being

eBook - 2012
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The world's population is aging dramatically and in most countries the cost of care is rising rapidly. We need a system which helps to minimize the onset of chronic conditions which are costly to treat and diminish quality of life, rather than one primarily directed towards the care of the sick. Innovative use of new technologies may be the only way to provide care affordably in future and to scale that care to far greater numbers as our societies adapt to change. Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) can provide a solution. More integration between the health system and life at home and work will ben.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Washington, D.C. : IOS Press, Ă2012
ISBN: 9781607508366
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 870 pages)
Additional Contributors: Augusto, Juan Carlos
IOS Press


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