Development and testing of patient communication board / Nurul Maisarah Kamaruddin

Nurul Maisarah, Kamaruddin (2014) Development and testing of patient communication board / Nurul Maisarah Kamaruddin. Masters thesis, University of Malaya.

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      The ability to express ourselves with spoken words and writing makes us, as humans, unique. One of the major causes of communication disabilities in the elderly is stroke. People with severe disabilities are often unable to use spoken communication and so need additional means of communication such as Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). To suit the patient need in Malaysia, the development of patient communication board project can help elderly people without ignore their need, cost estimation, culture and more. The performance of this product will be evaluated in two components which is product testing and product evaluation. As a conclusion, advantages in the development of this project is, it is design to meet the criteria which more suitable to the Malaysian elderly.

      Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
      Additional Information: Thesis (M.Eng.) - Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, 2014.
      Uncontrolled Keywords: Communication disabilities; Means of communication; Speech disorders; Speech therapy; Elderly people; Stroke
      Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
      Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
      Depositing User: Mr Prabhakaran Balachandran
      Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2018 15:03
      Last Modified: 18 Jan 2018 15:04

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