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Table 12 Health care settings and functions

From: Towards pervasive computing in health care – A literature review

Functions Health care settings
   Ambulatory Home/mobile Clinical Care Emergency
Analytical and diagnostic support n (%) 3 (2%) 26 (18%) 12 (8%) 3 (2%) 5 (3%)
  References [31, 46, 91] [2224, 2628, 30, 31, 35, 37, 41, 42, 45, 4852, 5759, 62, 65, 66, 68, 69, 85, 88] [29, 32, 41, 42, 46, 47, 61, 64, 77, 79, 81, 82, 87, 88] [64, 67, 69] [24, 60, 80, 87, 91]
Alerting n (%) 0 20 (14%) 11 (7%) 3 (2%) 2 (1%)
  References   [2124, 27, 30, 3336, 41, 42, 45, 48, 58, 62, 68, 69, 72, 85, 88] [13, 29, 4144, 47, 61, 64, 70, 71, 77, 83, 88] [39, 64, 69] [24, 60]
Support activities n (%) 0 16 (11%) 6 (4%) 1 (1%) 1 (1%)
  References   [2123, 26, 30, 35, 38, 40, 45, 48, 53, 57, 72, 85, 86] [13, 53, 70, 71, 74, 76, 81, 82] [73] [60]
Information and documentation n (%) 2 (1%) 4 (3%) 15 (10%) 1 (1%) 4 (3%)
  References [46, 91] [23, 27, 48, 88] [13, 43, 44, 46, 54, 55, 61, 64, 7476, 78, 79, 8183, 88] [64] [54, 63, 80, 91]
Process automation and control n (%) 2 (1%) 0 7 (5%) 2 (1%) 1 (1%)
  References [84, 91]   [13, 43, 44, 55, 56, 76, 79, 81, 82] [39, 73] [91]
  1. Note: Multiple entries in different categories are possible. The percentages refer to all 67 systems reviewed.