Methods Inf Med 2015; 54(02): 111-113
DOI: 10.3414/ME15-10-0002
Focus Theme – Editorial
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New Methodologies for Patients Rehabilitation

H. M. Fardoun
1  Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
,
A. S. Mashat
1  Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
,
B. Lange
2  USC Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, Playa Vista, CA, USA
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Publication History

Publication Date:
22 January 2018 (online)

Summary

Objective: The present editorial is part of the focus theme of Methods of Information in Medicine titled “New Methodologies for Patients Rehabilitation”, with a specific focus on technologies and human factors related to the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for improving patient rehabilitation.

Methods: The focus theme explores different dimensions of empowerment methodologies for disabled people in terms of rehabilitation and health care, and to explores the extent to which ICT is a useful tool in this process.

Results: The focus theme lists a set of research papers that present different ways of using ICT to develop advanced systems that help disabled people in their rehabilitation process.