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A Bioimpedance-Based Device to Assess the Volume Conduction Properties of the Tongue in Neurological Disorders Affecting Bulbar function 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

A Bioimpedance-Based Device to Assess the Volume Conduction Properties of the Tongue in Neurological Disorders Affecting Bulbar function

Author(s): Xuesong Luo, Hilda V. Gutierrez Pulido, Seward B. Rutkove, Benjamin Sanchez

Goal: Current instruments for bulbar assessment exhibit technical limitations that hinder the execution of clinical studies. The volume conduction properties (VCP) of the tongue reflect ionic content and myofiber integrity…

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Prediction for the Risk of Multiple Chronic Conditions Among Working Population in the United States With Machine Learning Models 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

Prediction for the Risk of Multiple Chronic Conditions Among Working Population in the United States With Machine Learning Models

Author(s): Jingmei Yang, Xinglong Ju, Feng Liu, Onur Asan, Timothy S. Church, Jeff O. Smith

Objective: Chronic diseases have become the most prevalent and costly health conditions in the healthcare industry, deteriorating the quality of life, adversely affecting the work productivity, and costing astounding medical…

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Acoustery System for Differential Diagnosing of Coronavirus COVID-19 Disease 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

Acoustery System for Differential Diagnosing of Coronavirus COVID-19 Disease

Author(s): A. Yu Mitrofanova, D. Mikhaylov, I. Shaznaev, V. Chumanskaia, V. Saveliev

Goal: Because of the outbreak of coronavirus infection, healthcare systems are faced with the lack of medical professionals. We present a system for the differential diagnosis of coronavirus disease, based…

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Feasibility Validation on Healthy Adults of a Novel Active Vibrational Sensing Based Ankle Band for Ankle Flexion Angle Estimation 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

Feasibility Validation on Healthy Adults of a Novel Active Vibrational Sensing Based Ankle Band for Ankle Flexion Angle Estimation

Author(s): Peiqi Kang, Shuo Jiang, Peter B. Shull, Benny Lo

Goal: In this paper, we introduced a novel ankle band with a vibrational sensor that can achieve low-cost ankle flexion angle estimation, which can be potentially used for automated ankle…

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Ankle Exoskeleton Assistance Increases Six-Minute Walk Test Performance in Cerebral Palsy 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

Ankle Exoskeleton Assistance Increases Six-Minute Walk Test Performance in Cerebral Palsy

Author(s): Benjamin C. Conner, Greg Orekhov, Zachary F. Lerner

Objective: To determine the effects of providing battery-powered ankle dorsiflexor and plantar flexor exoskeleton assistance on six-minute walk test performance and efficiency in children and young adults with cerebral palsy…

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Heart-Lung Interactions During Mechanical Ventilation: Analysis via a Cardiopulmonary Simulation Model 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

Heart-Lung Interactions During Mechanical Ventilation: Analysis via a Cardiopulmonary Simulation Model

Heart-lung interaction mechanisms are generally not well understood. Mechanical ventilation, for example, accentuates such interactions and could compromise cardiac activity. Thereby, assessment of ventilation-induced changes in cardiac function is considered…

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Artificial Intelligence for Detecting COVID-19 with the Aid of Human Cough, Breathing and Speech Signals: Scoping Review 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

Artificial Intelligence for Detecting COVID-19 with the Aid of Human Cough, Breathing and Speech Signals: Scoping Review

Author(s): Mouzzam Husain, Andrew Simpkin, Claire Gibbons, Tanya Talkar, Daniel M. Low, Paolo Bonato, Satrajit Ghosh, Thomas Quatieri, Derek O'Keeffe

Background: Official tests for COVID-19 are time consuming, costly, can produce high false negatives, use up vital chemicals and may violate social distancing laws. Therefore, a fast and reliable additional…

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Enhancement of Closed-Loop Cognitive Stress Regulation using Supervised Control Architectures 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

Enhancement of Closed-Loop Cognitive Stress Regulation using Supervised Control Architectures

Author(s): Hamid Fekri Azgomi, Rose T. Faghih

Goal: We propose novel supervised control architectures to regulate the cognitive stress state and close the loop. Methods: We take information present in underlying neural impulses of skin conductance signals…

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Optical Thermography Infrastructure to Assess Thermal Distribution in Critically Ill Children 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)

Optical Thermography Infrastructure to Assess Thermal Distribution in Critically Ill Children

Author(s): Monisha Shcherbakova, Rita Noumeir, Michael Levy, Armelle Bridier, Victor Lestrade, Philippe Jouvet

The temperature distribution at the skin surface could be a useful tool to monitor changes in cardiac output. Goal: The aim of this study was to explore infrared thermography as…

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