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van Winden, Brian (author)
Introduction<br/>Approximately 9 in 1000 children are born with congenital heart disease (CHD), of whom a quarter are classified as critical CHD (CCHD) and require an intervention within their first year. Monitoring these patients in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is crucial, yet with increasing amounts of data, detecting subtle...
master thesis 2024
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Bos, Daan (author)
Substance use disorders, particularly alcohol use disorder (AUD), are a major global health challenge, significantly impacting morbidity and mortality rates. In the Netherlands, around 20% of the population is affected by excessive alcohol consumption, with a notable treatment gap and disproportionate effects on the elderly. Despite increased...
master thesis 2023
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Geurtsen, Jesse (author)
If nothing changes, one in four employees must work in the healthcare sector in 2040, according to the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR, 2021). Therefore, acute care must undergo a fundamental system transformation to effectively address the needs of a growing and ageing population, while on the other hand there is a growing...
master thesis 2023
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Plat, Benthe (author)
This report delves into the challenging process of translating complex tests from the Child Brain Lab into a design that is both accessible and engaging for children. The Child Brain Lab, part of the Erasmus MC Sophia Children’s Hospital, conducts research on brain development to gain a better understanding of the course of brain disorders and...
master thesis 2023
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Elenbaas, Anke (author)
Youth care has undergone a significant transformation in 2015. Secure residential youth care is one of the areas that is currently experiencing difficulties as a result. Research has shown that the conditions in secure facilities often negatively affect the residents. Furthermore, young adults often find it difficult to adjust to independence...
master thesis 2023
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Spapens, Maxime (author)
An important part of people and their wellbeing is their living environment. Because of the increase in population and buildings, urban areas suffer from densification and diminishing green environments. These urban environments have substantial risk of mental illness, such as depression and anxiety. Green environments and qualitative features...
master thesis 2023
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Hazenbroek, Marie-Claire (author)
People with Down Syndrome are growing older but, at the same time, are still disconnected from the world. Their needs change as they age, which is researched in this thesis. Can the design of their living environment simplify their daily activities? Guidelines are conducted from different fieldwork observations and interviews in which multiple...
master thesis 2023
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Çelik, Eren (author)
The 2006 health care reforms in the Netherlands were aimed at improving the affordability, accessibility, and quality of health care, as well as freedom in health care. However, the reality is that since the reforms (which include the privatisation of health-care insurance), costs have further increased and accessibility has decreased while...
master thesis 2023
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Faber, J.S. (author), Poot, Charlotte C. (author), Dekkers, Tessa (author), Romero Herrera, N.A. (author), Chavannes, N.H. (author), Meijer, Eline (author), Visch, V.T. (author)
Background: Current eHealth interventions are poorly adopted by people with low health literacy (LHL) as they often fail to meet their needs, skills, and preferences. A major reason for this poor adoption is the generic, one-size-fits-all approach taken by designers of these interventions, without addressing the needs, skills, and preferences...
journal article 2023
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Stiggelbout, Anne (author), Griffioen, I.P.M. (author), Brands, Jasper (author), Melles, M. (author), Rietjens, J.A.C. (author), Kunneman, Marleen (author), Van Der Kolk, Marion (author), Van Eijck, Casper (author), Snelders, H.M.J.J. (author)
Treatment decision-making can be complex, notably when there are multiple treatments available, with different (probabilities of) benefits and harms, for example, survival and side effects.1 It is precisely in these complex situations that the preferences of the patient are of utmost importance, as the trade-offs of benefits and harms are...
journal article 2023
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Richie, C.S. (author)
Artificial intelligence (AI) can transform health care by delivering medical services to underserved areas, while also filling gaps in health care provider availability. However, AI may also lead to patient harm due to fatal glitches in robotic surgery, bias in diagnosis, or dangerous recommendations. Despite concerns ethicists have identified...
journal article 2022
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Qian, QK (author), Ho, Winky K.O. (author), Jayantha, Wadu Mesthrige (author), Chan, Edwin H.W. (author)
The rapidly growing aging population is a global phenomenon imposing societal challenges on many cities. ‘Aging-in-place’ as a popular concept accommodates both the elderly desire to age in a familiar environment and adaptive old home modifications for aging. However, this concept has not been explored in-depth systematically in the urban...
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Gamboa Hernandez, Aline (author)
This thesis aimed to aid ErasmusMC in the workforce planning process of deciding how to implement training among the nursing personnel in order to build a more flexible workforce, so the hospital can be prepared for fluctuating and unexpected demand, while minimizing the costs of doing so.<br/><br/>To accomplish this, a mathematical model was...
master thesis 2021
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Zhang, Tianren (author)
takeUthere is a digital product design for nurses in the hospital to reduce working stress during work break time. As the professions that help people solve health problems, the hospital staff pay attention to the patientʼs physical condition all the time, including nurses, they face complex and difficult tasks every day. During the work, they...
master thesis 2021
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Peters, Tess (author)
In this graduation thesis I investigate how to design for patient empowerment in the context of head and neck cancer (HNC) patients in their follow-up phase (the first 5 years after treatment). This project is set up with the Erasmus MC and was initiated to elaborate on their current service called the Healthcare Monitor (HM). The HM is a...
master thesis 2021
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Smit, Jim (author)
Background: The covid-19 pandemic has overwhelmed hospitals worldwide and clinical prediction models may assist in timely identification of covid-19 patients at risk for clinical deterioration, i.e. `early warning'. In this article, we report on the development and validation of a new early warning model that predicts unplanned ICU admission or...
master thesis 2021
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Fecondo, Federica (author)
From a practical perspective, the UK, like so many other countries, is struggling to have a complete HTM implementation. The sources suggest that British health care managers face financial and personnel availability pressures, and this makes it difficult to follow the instructions provided by the various organizations for the implementation of...
master thesis 2021
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Miron, Bogdan (author)
With healthcare systems being regarded as one of the critical infrastructure sectors, evaluated as a multi-trillion-dollar industry, and with 5 % to 10 % of total health expenditures allocated to medical devices, it is important to pay special attention to what and how technologies are brought into hospitals. This is heavily influenced by good...
master thesis 2021
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Roorda, Coen (author)
This report describes a graduation project for the MSc Program Strategic Product Design. The client of this project is a University Medical Centre in the Netherlands. Due to privacy, the client is referred to as: “the Dutch UMC.” The Dutch UMC wants to become an innovating leader in health care but faces many problems during the act of...
master thesis 2021
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Agres, Kat R. (author), Schaefer, Rebecca S. (author), Volk, Anja (author), van Hooren, Susan (author), Holzapfel, Andre (author), Dalla Bella, Simone (author), Müller, Meinard (author), de Witte, Martina (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
The fields of music, health, and technology have seen significant interactions in recent years in developing music technology for health care and well-being. In an effort to strengthen the collaboration between the involved disciplines, the workshop “Music, Computing, and Health” was held to discuss best practices and state-of-the-art at the...
journal article 2021
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