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Anderiesen, H. (author)
Research finds that 90% of nursing home residents with dementia suffer from apathy, which negatively influences their physical, cognitive, and emotional well-being. The goal of this project-grounded research is to develop a product-service system that stimulates nursing homes residents, living with moderate to severe dementia, to reduce their...
doctoral thesis 2017
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van Rutte, P.W.J. (author)
doctoral thesis 2016
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De Couvreur, L.B.J. (author)
Whatever you may have heard about product hackers, the truth is they do something really, really
well. In short: “hackers build things, crackers break them.” Through their experiential and social
approach product hackers discover new possibilities in a frugal manner with the local resources
and skills at hand. The human race has...
doctoral thesis 2016
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Rodrigues Santos, A.L. (author)
Humanitarian emergencies like the natural disasters in Nepal, Haiti or Pakistan or the thousands of refugees and internally displaced people fleeing from long-term conflict in Syria or South Sudan are likely to increase. To provide healthcare assistance, international humanitarian organizations transfer a variety of medical equipment and staff...
doctoral thesis 2015
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Xiao, D.J. (author)
With the introduction of minimally invasive surgery (MIS), the patient experiences the benefits of less pain, a more rapid recovery and a shorter stay in hospital. However, MIS provides many challenges to surgeons and they need extensive training to acquire this new technique. This training consists of developing cognitive, clinical, and...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Vonck, D. (author)
Grasping in minimal invasive surgery (MIS) is conducted with so called laparoscopic graspers. These graspers are generally derivatives of instruments used in open surgery. The performance of these graspers depends on the technical and medical functionality, the skills and experience of the user, the surgeon, and the comfort of use related to the...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Westebring-van der Putten, E.P. (author)
Laparoscopy is Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) that is conducted in the belly alcove and which enables instruments, which enter the body through small incisions, to manipulate tissue. The possible complications arising during laparoscopic surgery are partly caused by improper grasp control on the part of the surgeons using the graspers. This is...
doctoral thesis 2011
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Esser, P.E. (author)
Doctor-patient teleconsultations have the potential to address the challenges of accessibility, quality and costs of healthcare. However, the diffusion of these systems into mainstream healthcare remains low. Taking a designer’s approach to developing teleconsultation systems is expected to have a positive effect on its acceptance. The aim of...
doctoral thesis 2011
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Buzink, S.N. (author)
For patients less invasive image-based procedures (IBP) such as laparoscopy have many benefits in comparison to traditional open surgery, such as less pain, faster recovery, and fewer scars. However, to perform IBP effectively, efficiently, and above all safely, the surgical team is highly dependent on technology. The interaction with the...
doctoral thesis 2010
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Wauben, L.S.G.L. (author)
Due to the advances in high-tech technology in the operating theatre, the increased number of persons involved, and the increased complexity of surgical procedures, medical errors are inflicted. To answer the main question: How to improve patient safety in the operating theatre during surgery? this thesis is split into three parts. Part A...
doctoral thesis 2010
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Botden, S.M.B.I. (author)
doctoral thesis 2009
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