Design and development of a holistic healthcare system
Date of Issue2011
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
This report covers different areas that are touched on for the author’s Final Year Project and consists of nine chapters. Chapter one will cover the introduction, inclusive of the motivation, background of related subjects, objectives and scope that defined this project. Chapter two will comprise of the literature review regarding holistic healthcare and its increasing influence in medicine. It will also cover some of the obstacles that stroke patients faced in their battle to recovery. Chapter three and four consist of the conceptual designs and embodiment designs in the design and development of a holistic healthcare system. It examines different aspects, such as ergonomics, safety features, muscle strengthening and mechanisms used in the equipment and the trend of adopting interactivity in rehabilitation process. Chapter five shows the approximate appearance of the holistic healthcare system that is the culmination of intensive research and refinement. Chapter six details the operating instructions and expected results from consistent use while chapter seven and eight discuss the limitations and recommendations to improve on the system, making it even more beneficial with less negative aspects. It will be followed by a conclusion to summarize the major points in the report in chapter nine.
DRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineering::Machine design and construction
Final Year Project (FYP)
Nanyang Technological University