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Design and Manufacture of Therapeutic Dolls for Pulse Measurement of Elderly Patients with Dementia
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 Title & Authors
Design and Manufacture of Therapeutic Dolls for Pulse Measurement of Elderly Patients with Dementia
Cha, Chiyoung; Won, Seungmook; Lee, JinKyu; Kim, Seong Keol;
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 Abstract
For a long time, therapeutic dolls have been provided to elderly patients with dementia as a non-drug therapy in several western countries. These dolls are made to resemble newborn babies. Touching the dolls and singing lullabies remind the elderly of taking care of their babies. These actions are effective in decreasing anxiety and reducing aggression, particularly, in the elderly with dementia. These dolls also help them to adapt to new places such as nursing facilities. This work proposes the installation of advanced systems in therapeutic dolls to aid the medical treatment of dementia patients by stabilizing their physical and mental health.
 Keywords
Therapeutic dolls;Dementia;Aggression;Nursing facilities;Embedded board;
 Language
Korean
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