Peter Penndorf

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Cohort studies and registries rely on massive amounts of personal medical data. Therefore, data protection and information security as well as ethical aspects gain in importance and need to be considered as early as possible during the establishment of a study. Resulting legal and ethical obligations require a precise implementation of appropriate technical(More)
Fall detection based on images is rated obtrusive and costly. This paper presents an unobtrusive fall detection system, which allows a nearly invisible positioning under furniture and cost-efficient integration and scalability in retirement homes via WLAN. The system classifies events using image analysis and notifies the caregiver if an alarming event(More)
BACKGROUND Severe mental disorders like psychotic disorders including schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders have a 12-month-prevalence of 2.6, bipolar disorders of 1.5% in Germany. The relapse risk is high; so many patients need intensive monitoring and lifelong treatment. A high medication adherence is essential for a successful treatment. But in(More)
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