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  • Analysis and enhancement of an individual based model strategy to study tuberculosis at a city level 

    Puig Camps, Bernat (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Tuberculosis is still a worldwide health problem. In this work, several databases have been analyzed in order to obtain more information on the social factors related to the transmission of tuberculosis. In addition, a ...
  • Developing a Personal Exposure Monitoring System 

    Jiménez González, Moisés Enrique (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-07-11)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Restricted access - author's decision
    [ANGLÈS] Exposome is the study of two main sources that affect the human being: exposure and omics. Exposure relates to external agents that can affect the human body while omics relates to internal agents such as proteome ...
  • Development of a simulator to evaluate public health control strategies of tuberculosis in big cities 

    Gilabert Navarro, Joan Francesc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Tuberculosis is still one of the most important infectious diseases worldwide, killing over 1.5 million people each year. It is estimated that one third of world population has already been infected by Mycobacterium ...
  • Disseny i implementació d'un joc seriós 3D d'entrenament a la cirurgia cardiovascular 

    Martí Cañizares, Pol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-07-03)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    [ANGLÈS] The objective of this project is to develop a serious 3D game based in surgical training, specifically, the heart transplant. To achieve this objective, it has been designed an abstract model of the elements ...
  • E-health experiences in Spain: mapping and analysis 

    Garcia Martinez, Roger (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Politecnico di Milano, 2011)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    E-health is form of health created to improve the health status of patients through Internet and other related technologies. It is an expanding concept being applied in lots of countries because of its benefits. With it, ...
  • Estudo das redes Mesh e sua aplicação na telemedicina 

    Garcia De Miguel, Alvaro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universidade de Fortaleza, 2011-10-17)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Universidade da Fortaleza. Departamento da Engenharia de Telecomunicações e Informática
    English: at one point in history where the terms sustainable and development are on everyone's lips, basics like health care need to be analyzed carefully. In Brazil, a country that in recent years is experiencing rates ...
  • Evaluación de la intensidad de la actividad física basada en los sensores del smartphone 

    Arimany González, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    There are several devices on the market that use the accelerometer to quantify physical activity as a health indicator. Since the introduction of smartphones, with its built-in sensors and its great computational power, ...
  • Geographical differences in whooping cough in Catalonia, Spain, from 1990 to 2010 

    Crespo, Inma; Soldevila, Nuria; Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar; Godoy, Pere; Carmona, Gloria; Domínguez García, Angela (2014-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    Whooping cough is a communicable disease whose incidence has increase d in recent years in some countries with vaccination. Since 1981, in Catalonia (Spain), cases must be reported to the Public Health Department. In 1997, ...
  • Hospital waiting room management system for visually impaired people 

    Vilalta Riera, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  České vysoké učení technické v Praze
    Navigating inside large buildings such as government offices or hospitals is often confusing even for people with no orientation difficulties. Imagine how hard can it be for visually impaired people: the lack of adap ...
  • La inversión pública para la salud comunitaria, una herramienta eficaz para mejorar la atención de los servicios de salud en la comunidad : el caso de la República de Panamá 

    Pérez Souza, Jaime R. (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01-21)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The World Health Organization (WHO) is the international agency within the United Nations (UN) responsible for health and, since the International Conference on Primary Health Care (PHC) in Alma-Ata (1978), it has strengthening ...
  • La organización hospitalaria, factor de eficencia 

    Soriano Llobera, Juan Manuel; Llovera Sáez, Francisco Javier; Asmarats Mercadal, Lluis (Reial Acadèmia de Doctors, 2017-10)
    Article
    Open Access
  • Medicamentos y alimentos online: cuestiones éticas en torno al acceso a alimentos y medicamentos a través de Internet 

    Plana Casado, Mª José; López Baroni, Manuel Jesús; Cabré Pericas, Lluís; Lecuona Ramírez, Itziar de; Villalobos Quesada, Mª José; Mariño Hernández, Eduardo; Cortés Martínez, Atia; Cristea Uivaru, Lucía; Biel Canut, Mª Rosa; Portals Casanovas, Miquel; Rey Huerga, Nuria; Navarro Michel, Mónica; Leyton, Fabiola; Casado González, María (2019-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    This article describes the ethical implications that arise when buying food and drugs online. The main goal is to identify relevant bioethical conflicts that derive from using information and communication technologies, ...
  • Processing aggregated data : the location of clusters in health data 

    Buchin, Kevin; Buchin, Maike; Kreveld, Marc van; Löffler, Maarten; Luo, Jun; Silveira, Rodrigo Ignacio (2012-07)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Spatially aggregated data is frequently used in geographical applications. Often spatial data analysis on aggregated data is performed in the same way as on exact data, which ignores the fact that we do not know the actual ...
  • Sociedad de la información: análisis de modelos y tendencias 

    Crespi Serrano, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-06-29)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Este proyecto, enmarcado en la línea Análisis de la evolución y tendencias futuras de la Sociedad de la Información, persigue analizar la Sociedad de la Información inicialmente desde un punto de vista teórico para descubrir ...