• Provides state-of-the-art coverage of the latest advances in wearable technology and devices in healthcare and medicine
• Presents the main applications and challenges in the biomedical implementation of wearable devices
• Includes examples of wearable sensor technology used for health monitoring, such as the use of wearables for continuous monitoring of human vital signs, e.g. heart rate, respiratory rate, energy expenditure, blood pressure and blood glucose, etc.
• Covers examples of wearables for early diagnosis of diseases, prevention of chronic conditions, improved clinical management of neurodegenerative conditions, and prompt response to emergency situations