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ten Bosch, Astrid (author)
This report is the result of a graduation project in the domain of the Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD): Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) in low resource settings in East Africa. The project aims to find promising ways to fit a technical principle, which is being developed at the TUDelft, in the context of VL. VL endemic regions in Eastern Uganda and...
master thesis 2019
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Hens, Joris (author)
The importance of value-based health care
Worldwide, health care systems are struggling to control costs while improving care outcomes. An ageing population, increase in chronic patients and shortage in care professionals result in high burdens on our health care systems. Current health care systems are organized around delivering quantity....
master thesis 2019
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Hendrix, Ward (author)
In common Dutch cardiac care, patients only have few follow-up meetings with their cardiologists after they have been treated at the hospital. Sometimes, they have to wait several months for their next visit. Therefore, patients often turn to online platforms where they can ask questions to other patients or healthcare professionals, namely...
master thesis 2019
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den Uyl, Ruben (author)
Problem statement: Stress in the work environment is a growing problem, pushed forward by changing societal standards associated with meritocracy and the omnipresence of technology and communication devices. Individuals and organizations are simultaneously becoming more aware and active in this domain of healthy workplaces. To make an actual...
master thesis 2019
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Conversano, Irene (author)
One in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives (WHO, 2001). Around 450 million people currently suffer from such conditions, placing mental disorders among the leading causes of ill- health and disability worldwide, in particular in low-income countries, where many barriers to...
master thesis 2019
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van Driessche, Bart (author)
Although there are systems that allow you to take your infant with you on a cargo bike, there were still many prejudices and concerns on this matter. Due to the transmitted vibrations, which could be a source of discomfort and a risk to human health, experts criticized travelling with infants on bicycles and cargo bikes. An infant safety seat is...
master thesis 2019
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Hesselink, Larissa (author)
In low- and middle income countries there is a need for safe and affordable high quality surgical equipment. Nowadays, electrosurgical units are part of the standard equipment in operation theatres worldwide, since electrosurgery comes with many advantages such as reduced blood loss. However, the technology of electrosurgery also carries several...
master thesis 2019
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van den Bercken, Laurens (author)
Health literacy, i.e. the ability to read and understand medical text, is a relevant component of public health. Unfortunately, many medical texts are hard to grasp by the general population as they are targeted at highly-skilled health professionals and use complex language and domain-specific terms. Here, automatic text simplification making...
master thesis 2019
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van Ruiten, Martijn (author)
The current approach in the shipping industry by the use of highly toxic coating systems is harmful for our inland waterways and oceans, does not benefit the public health and is very undesirable for all aquatic organisms on our planet.
Almost every vessel today uses a toxic coating system which releases toxic compounds continually into our...
bachelor thesis 2019
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van Hattem, Olivier (author)
This is the graduation project that was executed for the master Strategic Product Design in collaboration with Deloitte Digital. The project concluded with a proposition that Deloitte could use to inspire potential clients. The proportion shows, how to shape a flourishing and rewarding relationship between chronic patients and GPs by using...
master thesis 2019
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Diender, Robin (author)
The stay cables of the north bridge of the Galecopperbrug are reaching the end of their life span. Rijkswaterstaat, which is responsible for the bridges, needs a reliable Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) method to monitor the current state of the stay cables. At the moment, Rijkswaterstaat experiences issues with defining the state and the...
master thesis 2019
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van Ardenne, Maurits (author)
We have entered a new époque, transforming our societies from the mechanical to the digital. This unlocks a lot of new opportunities and abilities, but also results into big societal and behavioural changes, which need to be addressed in our built environment. Architecture seems to have disappeared on the background, while technological...
master thesis 2019
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Beerens, Jeroen (author)
The Academic Medical Center (AMC) is one of the largest hospitals in the Netherlands and it is located in the Bijlmer district. The complex was built in 1981 and consists of 64 hectares of land. The complex is surround by a green belt where also the former psychiatric center was located. The AMC can be seen as a stand-alone city, with daily...
master thesis 2019
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Himmit, Imane (author)
This research and design is about "Het Gemeenschap Gezondheidshuis; Samen Leven". A research about the change of healthcare nowadays; where people want to stay at home longer and have care at home. But also where the needs of a patient are more central. The main question is: what elements of architecture contributes to a healthier environment,...
master thesis 2019
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Kevinly, Christopher (author)
Coda wave interferometry is a technique used in the field of seismology, which utilizes the later part of the signal (coda) to detect subtle changes in a medium. In recent years, the application of coda wave interferometry to concrete structure has been assessed for structural health monitoring purposes. Smart aggregate is a sensor which...
master thesis 2018
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Scoop, Mitchell (author)
Managing electrical distribution assets entails making the decision on how to proceed with an ageing asset. The three options that asset managers have are run to fail, perform maintenance or repairs and lastly to replace. This decision making process is becoming incrementally more important due to the threat of replacement waves. This a...
master thesis 2018
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Erkelens, Emma (author)
The design process of the Zeker app is a graduation project of the TU Delft faculty of Industrial Design Engineering in collaboration with Capgemini Invent. Capgemini Invent is evoked by the increased safety measure in the pharmaceutical supply chain. The European legislation: The Falsified Medicine Directive, ensures additional serialisation of...
master thesis 2018
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Kuijt, Chelsey (author)
This graduation assignment is about Vahlkamp, a health care alarm manufacturer, which noticed that the appearance of its products doesn’t convey the right brand image: being a socially responsible and technically skilled manufacturer.
As it is a small company, which is being strategically stuck in the middle in a big market with a lot of...
master thesis 2018
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Wang, Tianxiang (author)
The rapid development in statistics, information technology, and computational power have en- abled numerous innovative methods to emerge in Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) for structural damage detection, both in practical application and research. The intention of such methods is to use the data obtained from the monitoring system to...
master thesis 2018
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Rao, Shashank (author)
Sleep is a natural state of our mind and body during which our muscles heal and our memories are consolidated. It is such a habitual phenomenon that we have been viewing it as another ordinary task in our day-to-day life. However, owing to the current fast-paced, technology-driven generation, we are letting ourselves be sleep-deprived, giving...
master thesis 2018
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