Gerontechnology, Domotics, and Robotics

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Fig. 19.1 A conceptual schema of the system and the interaction among all the subsystems included in the platfv Smart home technology can also aid in disease prevention—for example, providing…

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Prosthetic Treatment in Elderly Population

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Fig. 18.1 Transfemoral amputation Frequently, the general health condition of these amputated patients is compromised by: Cardiovascular failure (80% of cases) Respiratory diseases Diabetic retinopathy and/or peripheral neuropathy [2] It…

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Rehabilitation of Older Patients with Rheumatic Diseases

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Fig. 25.1 The Scandinavian Team Arthritis Register-European Team Initiative for Care Research (STAR-ETIC) framework of arthritis rehabilitation according to Klokkerud et al. [3] Rehabilitation Goals Geriatric medicine aims at an…

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Cardiac Rehabilitation in the Elderly Patients

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Fig. 42.1 Comprehensive geriatric assessment—from the assessment to interventions The CGA uses tools of different grading: the most commonly used in rehabilitative environment are the Activity of Daily Living (ADL),…

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Healthcare Rehabilitation Organization for the Elderly in Greece

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018Stefano Masiero and Ugo Carraro (eds.)Rehabilitation Medicine for Elderly PatientsPractical Issues in Geriatricsdoi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57406-6_56 56. Healthcare Rehabilitation Organization for the Elderly in Greece Xanthi Michail1   (1) Faculty of Health & Caring Professions,…

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Healthcare and Rehabilitation for the Elderly in Italy

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018Stefano Masiero and Ugo Carraro (eds.)Rehabilitation Medicine for Elderly PatientsPractical Issues in Geriatricsdoi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57406-6_55 55. Healthcare and Rehabilitation for the Elderly in Italy Paolo Boldrini1   (1) Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, ULSS9 Treviso…

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