Ang, C.S. and Sakel, M. and Pepper, M.G. and Phillips, M.P. (2011) Use of Brain Computer Interfaces in Neurological Rehabilitation. British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 7 (3). pp. 523-528.
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Brain computer interfaces (BCI) enable users to transform their thoughts into actions without involving voluntary motor movement. This relatively new user interface technology not only offers those with severe neuromotor disabilities a new means to interact with the environment, but can also provides effective and engaging rehabilitation to restore motor or cognitive functions that have been impaired due to disease or trauma. This article summarizes the use of BCI in neurorehabilitation settings based on a review of relevant literature. It also identifies the challenges of BCI and provides recommendations for practical use and future directions for research. BCI could be a promising tool to assist patients undergoing neurological rehabilitation by providing access to environmental control and communication, as well as neurofeedback rehabilitation.
|Subjects:||R Medicine > R Medicine (General) > R858 Medical informatics|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Digital Media|
|Depositing User:||J. Harries|
|Date Deposited:||04 Nov 2011 13:58|
|Last Modified:||31 Jul 2012 11:02|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/28359 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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