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ICTs for Health and Wellbeing: Principles and Practice

ICTs for Health and Wellbeing: Principles and Practice

ICTs for Health and Wellbeing: Principles and Practice

  • Editor: Amaia Mendez Zorrilla   Dr. Begoña García Zapirain  
  • No of Pages: 32
  • Publisher: OMICS International
  • Published On: February 2014 , Wed 26
  • Chapter 1      
    Computer Games for Health: Cognitive Rehabilitation
    Authors: Ignacio Delgado-Martínez , Nitish V Thakor , Anastassios Bezerianos

    Today we are experiencing a change in our attitudes regarding deficiency and disability. As the population grows older, the need of new therapies to treat the cognitive decline that occurs with age becomes more urgent.

  • Chapter 2      
    New Technologies as Interventions for Giving Up Smoking
    Authors: Carlos Martín Cantera , Elisa Puigdomènech , Laura Díaz- Gete , Jose Manuel Trujillo , Francisco Camarelles , Joan Lozano

    Tobacco consumption is one of the most important preventable causes of death worldwide and principally in developed societies since it is one of the main risk factor for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases as well as cancer among smokers and non-smokers.

  • Amaia Mendez Zorrilla

    University of Deusto, Spain

    University of Deusto, Spain

  • Dr. Begoña García Zapirain

    Research Unit DeustoTech Life, University of Deusto , Bilbao, Spain

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