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Pozzoni, Martina (author)
Shared decision making is a process in which healthcare professionals and patients decide together on the course of the treatment. Shared decision making enables evidence and patients’ preferences to be taken into account. It improves the patient’s knowledge, understanding and patient-healthcare providers communication. However, various barriers...
master thesis 2019
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Wang, Yuxiang (author)
This is a 5-month master graduation project in collaboration with Praxa Sense to design the next generation Atrial Fibrillation diagnosis device. A long-term (more than one month) continuous, off-hospital diagnosis device is designed with the focus on user experience and diagnosis accuracy. There are several phases in this project including...
master thesis 2019
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Chen, Guo (author)
Knee osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, which results in stiffness, pain, and impaired movement, is a major cause of disability in elderly populations around the globe. In the course of treating this disease, patients have to endure enormous pains travel to hospitals to meet medical professionals. The motivation behind this...
master thesis 2019
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Boogaard, Mina (author)
The start of this project is a first version of a serious game that was designed by the company MEDD. This is an independent design and consultancy agency for healthcare. They designed this game as part of their ‘Met Elkaar Durven Doen’ toolbox, which they use in trainings and workshops. The Haga Hospital is the co-design partner of the game,...
master thesis 2019
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Lee, Yoon (author)
The starting point of this graduation project is noises that nurses experience in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit). There is a defined medical symptom which is called “alarm fatigue” that refers to numb auditory senses, stress, low job satisfaction as a result of being exposed to excessive noise for the extended period, and it often leads to low...
master thesis 2019
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Shao, Chenyi (author)
Effective and appropriate care for people in their last stage of life has become a priority in nowadays health care delivery. Everyone has a different perspective on what a ‘’good death’’ would be, but many patients consider a sense of completion important for a good death, attaching value to maintaining their dignity, and to the affirmation of...
master thesis 2018
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Meza Perez, Guillermo (author)
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death worldwide. While metabolic factors such as age and gender affect greatly, most of the CV events can be prevented by addressing behavioural risk factors such as physical inactivity, smoking or bad diet.<br/><br/>CV prevention programs aim to reduce the burden of these conditions by...
master thesis 2018
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van Dijk, Lisanne (author)
This graduation project has been carried out in the context of the research project ‘Tailored Healthcare through Customer Profiling’ at the TU Delft, in collaboration with hospital Reinier de Graaf Group in Delft, and medical device company Zimmer Biomet. Together we focus in this project on the rehabilitation journey after total hip replacement...
master thesis 2018
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Bellinga, Amarins (author)
Over the world, the amount of patients with dementia is increasing every year. In the Netherlands this amount is already growing to 1 out of 5 people suffering from dementia. This is due to better diagnosis and the aging generation. <br/><br/>Nevertheless, there still has not been found a solution to cure this disease. This means that a closer...
master thesis 2018
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Tan, K.R.W.M. (author)
Surgical removal remains the preferred treatment for tumors. In order to ensure complete removal, a margin of surrounding healthy tissue is removed together with it. Research has found a relationship between the width of this resection margin and tumor recurrence; patient outcome is improved with greater margins. In order to ensure that no tumor...
master thesis 2017
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Starre, S.F.M. (author)
Healthcare is becoming more customer driven (CGI, 2014). Patients become more involved with their own health, and become an expert. The needs of these patients are changing regarding doctors and hospitals. Healthcare therefore becomes more person-centered, which asks for a change of hospitals. The patients are picking the hospital of their own...
master thesis 2017
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Oláh, P. (author)
Rapid Recovery programs have been implemented in orthopaedic care to optimise the costs and effectiveness of total hip arthroplasty surgeries. By decreasing the length of stay, the capacity for joint procedures can be increased. Patient selection for 1-day Rapid Recovery program aims to increase patient safety and reduce the negative outcomes...
master thesis 2016
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Lammers, M. (author)
This report covers the design of a product to help stroke survivors who are suffering from chronic spasticity manage their everyday activities. In the Netherlands alone, 44.000 people suffer from a Cerebro-Vascular Accident (CVA) each year. A CVA, more commonly known as a stroke, results in brain trauma with afflictions such as paralysis,...
master thesis 2016
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Souhoka, T. (author)
This graduation thesis show how a research can benefit when an industrial designer is involved during research. In terms of the Technology Readiness Level (TRL), this development is currently at level 1: the basic principle is observed and reported, but no more than that. Due to this early stage of development, this graduation project offers a...
master thesis 2016
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Molman, R.M. (author)
The subject for this master thesis is the design of a positioning system for the minimally invasive manipulator, intended for laparoscopic surgery. Focus points were ergonomics, ease of use, and user-centred design.
master thesis 2016
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Van Sitteren, M.M. (author)
The lower leg stump is not a stable volume. Volume changes during the day between -10% and +5% may occur and these are caused by fluid movements in the stump. These volume changes can mess up a good fitting prosthetic socket and this can lead to pain and injuries. A new invention called “Unimode Beams” solves this issue by placing over 100 beams...
master thesis 2016
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Van Leeuwen, B.A.C. (author)
Beagle; ‘a stimulating quest throughout the hospital’ is a project that focuses on improving the quality of life and the development (physical, emotional and social) of hospitalised adolescents with CF within the Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital. This graduation project is positioned within the Meedoen=groeien! project of the Dutch Rehabilitation...
master thesis 2016
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Neve, L.V. (author)
Breast cancer screening is essential in improving breast cancer survival rates and providing better and less invasive treatment possibilities. The used procedure however, mammography, has many issues resulting in discomfort and pain for the patient, ergonomically incorrect postures for the radiographer and poor test results. A chair is designed...
master thesis 2015
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Van Biessum, O. (author)
master thesis 2015
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Janssen, R.G.W. (author)
A skin lesion is an abnormal tissue formation on the skin, examples are skin cancers and nevi (moles and birthmarks). Every day, thousands of people have a skin lesion removed, for a number of different reasons. The lesion could be malignant (like skin cancers), show a risk of malignancy or removal could be for cosmetic or practical reasons. The...
master thesis 2014
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