Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/5768
Title: Wearable portable device for increasing user awareness of a paretic limb and recording the user awareness
Authors: Fong, NKK 
Issue Date: 25-Sep-2012
Source: US Patent 8,273,036 B2. Washington, DC: US Patent and Trademark Office, 2012. How to cite?
Abstract: A wearable portable device (10) for increasing user awareness of a paretic limb and recording the user awareness, the device (10) comprising: a sensory signal generator (52, 20) to emit a continuous sensory signal to remind the user to move the paretic limb according to a predetermined schedule; a switch (13) to be actuated by the user for stopping the emission of the sensory signal; and an accelerometer (61) to detect movement of the paretic limb in 3-axis; wherein after the switch (13) is actuated by the user, the user is instructed to move the paretic limb in accordance with predetermined instructions and the movement of the paretic limb detected by the accelerometer (61) and response time of when the switch (13) is actuated after the sensory signal is emitted are recorded for analysis by data analysis software.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/5768
Rights: Assignee: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
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