Cesar Caceres

Cesar Caceres
King Juan Carlos University | URJC

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Objectives Despite successful treatment, people living with HIV experience persisting and burdensome multidimensional problems. We aimed to assess the validity, reliability and responsiveness of Positive Outcomes, a patient-reported outcome measure for use in clinical practice. Methods In all, 1392 outpatients in five European countries self-compl...
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Las Plataformas de Educación en la Enseñanza Superior constituyen el verdadero marco del cambio educativo y el espacio donde se desarrolla la Educación Digital. La innovación aparece ligada a estas como los lugares propicios para la puesta en marcha de procesos educativos que impulsen el cambio metodológico y la aplicación de tecnologías en la ense...
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En un contexto como el actual, el presente monográfico quiere abordar diferentes aspectos de la innovación educativa, como elemento fundamental para impulsar la educación digital. No cabe duda de que cobra más sentido que nunca el análisis y conocimiento de las soluciones que las Universidades españolas emplean para el desarrollo de la educación di...
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In this article, we described a new mobile-Health (mHealth) supported clinical pathway of care for people living with medically stable HIV in terms of platform acceptability, usability and technical feasibility. The EmERGE mHealth platform was codesigned with clinicians and the community, developed using Scrum agile methodology, integrated with hos...
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Ser digitalmente competente: una tarea para el ciudadano del siglo XXI es uno de los lemas que se propone en el Marco de Competencia Digital para los ciudadanos de la Comisión Europea (CE). En este Marco Europeo de Competencia Digital (DigComp) se hace referencia a ayudar a establecer objetivos de aprendizaje, identificar oportunidades de capacitac...
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Introducción del libro. Competencia Digital Docente: una perspectiva de futuro en la Educación Superior
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Brain health refers to the preservation of brain integrity and function optimized for an individual’s biological age. Several studies have demonstrated that our lifestyles habits impact our brain health and our cognitive and mental wellbeing. Monitoring such lifestyles is thus critical and mobile technologies are essential to enable such a goal. Th...
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Healthy daily activities have a positive influence on many aspects of our lives. Habits have a deep impact on our health, they help to prevent the appearance of chronic and neurodegenerative diseases and will provide a healthy and active aging. This research work is aiming to analyze the need of new approaches on monitoring daily life activities, i...
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The EmERGE platform is a novel mHealth solution that supports a new paradigm for HIV care. Following a rigorous co-design approach, it provides users with a system that can link securely into the health records of an individual, select the data required, and once reviewed by a clinician send the data and clinical opinion confidentially to the indiv...
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Desde hace ya más de treinta años, las Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación (TIC) han establecido un nexo de unión permanente con la educación. Entender el uso de estas como algo "nuevo" conduce a un perenne estado de inicio, que dificulta la consecución de una meta. El mero uso de la tecnología en el aula ha sido considerado sinónimo de...
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Desde hace ya más de treinta años, las Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación (TIC) han establecido un nexo de unión permanente con la educación. Entender el uso de estas como algo "nuevo" conduce a un perenne estado de inicio, que dificulta la consecución de una meta. El mero uso de la tecnología en el aula ha sido considerado sinónimo de...
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La Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, a través del Centro de Innovación en Educación Digital: URJC online, se ha sumado a las iniciativas de las instituciones universitarias en torno a la formación en abierto que se han generado desde la aparición de los Massive Open Online Courses o MOOC. Estos cursos han establecido un nuevo escenario en lo referente a...
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El proceso de transformación en el que está inmerso el sistema educativo, motivado por la inclusión de las Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación (TIC), requiere un cambio metodológico y la puesta en marcha de nuevas técnicas de innovación educativa por parte de los docentes. Todo ello hace necesario que el profesorado disponga de una ofer...
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La puesta en marcha de titulaciones semipresenciales y a distancia requiere del desarrollo de una plataforma de enseñanza virtual ad hoc, adaptada a las necesidades de los distintos usuarios. De este modo, la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos ha puesto en marcha Aula Virtual, basada en tecnología Moodle, y ha adaptado su tema gráfico para facilitar la im...
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La creciente relevancia de los MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) ha establecido un nuevo escenario de formación abierta en el que numerosas instituciones universitarias nacionales e internacionales están participando. Así, con el objetivo de afianzar y ampliar su estrategia de formación digital abierta para toda la sociedad, la Universidad Rey Jua...
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El proceso de transformación en el que está inmerso el sistema educativo, motivado por la inclusión de las Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación (TIC), requiere un cambio metodológico y la puesta en marcha de nuevas técnicas de innovación educativa por parte de los docentes. Todo ello hace necesario que el profesorado disponga de una ofer...
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Cognitive rehabilitation aims to remediate or alleviate the cognitive deficits appearing after an episode of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). The purpose of this work is to describe the tele-rehabilitation platform called Guttmann Neuro Personal Trainer (GNPT) which provides new strategies for cognitive rehabilitation, improving efficiency and access t...
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Background This paper presents the design, development and first evaluation of an algorithm, named Intelligent Therapy Assistant (ITA), which automatically selects, configures and schedules rehabilitation tasks for patients with cognitive impairments after an episode of Acquired Brain Injury. The ITA is integrated in “Guttmann, Neuro Personal Train...
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Neurorehabilitation aims to reduce the impact of the impairments caused by acquired brain injury (ABI). Nowadays, rehabilitation therapies are designed based on neuropsychological assessment batteries. In order to achieve a more personalized and evidence based neurorehabilitation treatments, it could be necessary to combine theoretical, structural...
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Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) has become one of the most common causes of neurological disability in developed countries. Cognitive disorders result in a loss of independence and therefore patients’ quality of life. Cognitive rehabilitation aims to promote patients’ skills to achieve their highest degree of personal autonomy. New technologies such as...
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The number and grade of injured neuroanatomic structures and the type of injury determine the degree of impairment after a brain injury event and the recovery options of the patient. However, the body of knowledge and clinical intervention guides are basically focused on functional disorder and they still do not take into account the location of in...
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In order to improve the body of knowledge about brain injury impairment is essential to develop image database with different types of injuries. This paper proposes a new methodology to model three types of brain injury: stroke, tumor and traumatic brain injury; and implements a system to navigate among simulated MRI studies. These studies can be u...
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Robotic devices are becoming a popular alternative to the traditional physical therapy as a mean to enhance functional recovery after stroke; they offer more intensive practice opportunities without increasing time spent on supervision by the treating therapist. An ideal behavior for these systems would consist in emulating real therapists by provi...
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Cognitive impairment is the main cause of disability in developed societies. New interactive technologies help therapists in neurorehabilitation in order to increase patients' autonomy and quality of life. This work proposes Interactive Video (IV) as a technology to develop cognitive rehabilitation tasks based on Activities of Daily Living (ADL). A...
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Objective: The main purpose of this research is the novel use of artificial metaplasticity on multilayer perceptron (AMMLP) as a data mining tool for prediction the outcome of patients with acquired brain injury (ABI) after cognitive rehabilitation. The final goal aims at increasing knowledge in the field of rehabilitation theory based on cognitiv...
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Automatic identification and location of brain structures is one of the main stages to process neuroimaging studies. The proposed approach consists of identifying landmarks over an image. These landmarks must have values of location and intensity variation to obtain a direct relation between detected landmarks and brain structures. Descriptors are...
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a b s t r a c t Acquired brain injury (ABI) is one of the leading causes of death and disability in the world and is asso-ciated with high health care costs as a result of the acute treatment and long term rehabilitation involved. Different algorithms and methods have been proposed to predict the effectiveness of rehabilitation programs. In general...
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a b s t r a c t Objective: This research is focused in the creation and validation of a solution to the inverse kinematics problem for a 6 degrees of freedom human upper limb. This system is intended to work within a real-time dysfunctional motion prediction system that allows anticipatory actuation in physical Neurorehabil-itation under the assist...
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Neuropsychological Rehabilitation is a complex clinic process which tries to restore or compensate cognitive and behavioral disorders in people suffering from a central nervous system injury. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Biomedical Engineering play an essential role in this field, allowing improvement and expansion of presen...
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Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), either caused by vascular or traumatic nature, is one of the most important causes for neurological disabilities. People who suffer ABI see how their quality of life decreases, due to the affection of one or some of the cognitive functions (memory, attention, language or executive functions). The traditional cognitive r...
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Antiretroviral therapy has changed the natural history of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in developed countries, where it has become a chronic disease. This clinical scenario requires a new approach to simplify follow-up appointments and facilitate access to healthcare professionals. We developed a new internet-based home care model c...
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Here an inertial sensor-based monitoring system for measuring and analyzing upper limb movements is presented. The final goal is the integration of this motion-tracking device within a portable rehabilitation system for brain injury patients. A set of four inertial sensors mounted on a special garment worn by the patient provides the quaternions re...
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The purpose of this study was to clinically validate a new modality of cognitive rehabilitation services based on telemedicine systems (PREVIRNEC platform) for persons with moderate or severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). Patients and Methods. Eighty patients with moderate or severe TBI; mean age: 36.1 years (SD= 18.19 years) received a 10-week cog...
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The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) causes a pandemic infection in humans, with millions of people infected every year. Although the Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy reduced the number of AIDS cases since 1996 by significantly increasing the disease-free survival time, the therapy failure rate is still high due to HIV treatment complexity. T...
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The term “e-health” was born in 1999 to represent the provision of healthcare services through Internet [11], and was heavily promoted by the industry and commercial sectors in order to take advantage of the power and excitement that other “e-” terms like e-commerce and e-business had recently created in society [8, 6]. Nevertheless, the academic w...
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The ever-growing number of services on the WWW provides enormous business opportunities. Services can be automatically discovered and invoked, or even be dynamically composed from more simples ones. In this paper we concentrate on the problem of service discovery. Most current approaches base their search on inputs and outputs of the service. Some...
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L'atenció de malalties cròniques complexes (diabetis, MPOC, VIH/Sida...) necessita cada vegada més recursos sanitaris. En el cas del VIH/Sida, els problemes a què s'enfronta una persona infectada han canviat força darrerament. Abans els principals esforços se centraven a augmentar el temps de vida dels pacients i ara es vol millorar la seva qualita...
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Information and communication technologies offer great potential for society to quickly adopt e-services for economic and social development. Healthcare activities based on these technologies (e-health) are probably the most prominent of these e-services. However, e-health is evolving into such entities as m-health (mobile) or u-health (ubiquitous)...
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In this article we will describe a new approach to improve the quality of care of chronic HIV/AIDS patients, combining the integral care approach with a telemedicine system. Following the integral care approach, we included the patient in a multidisciplinary care team, covering the whole process of care with a telemedicine system that allows the pa...
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Intelligent agent-based peer-to-peer (IP2P) environment provide a means for pervasively providing and flexibly co-ordinating ubiquitous business application services to the mobile users and workers in the dynamically changing contexts of open, large-scale, and pervasive settings. We present an abstract architecture for service delivery and coordina...
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The ever-growing number of services on the WWW provides enormous business opportunities. Services can be automatically discovered and invoked, or even be dynamically composed from more simples ones. In this paper we concentrate on the problem of service discovery. Most current approaches base their search on inputs and outputs of the service. Some...
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In this paper, we present a general architecture for service delivery and coordination,in intelligent peer-to-peer (IP2P) environments,that has,been developed,within the CASCOM research project. Our essential approach,is an innovative combination of agent technology, Semantic Web Services, peer-to-peer, context-awareness, and mobile computing for i...
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VIHrtual Hospital is a telemedicine web system for improving home integral care of chronic HIV patients through the Internet. Using the videoconference, chat or messaging tools included in the system, patients can visit their healthcare providers (physician, psychologist, nurse, psychiatrist, pharmacist, and social worker), having these access to t...
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Home-based care of chronic patients cannot be efficiently provided away from shared care models. This paper introduces a middleware architecture to integrate technology-based home care services within shared care models. The architecture comprises a multi-access layer to provide seamless access to data and services; a computer-supported service for...
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Available evidence indicates that the internet is becoming the main source for delivering information on the prevention, control and treatment of HIV/AIDS. This paper presents a further step in the use of the internet to meet the new challenge of managing HIV as a chronic illness. It describes a work carried out under the SEAHORSE EU project to bui...
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The success of new therapeutic procedures based on a combination of antiretroviral components is driving the need of new care models for HIV/AIDS patients. This paper addresses the definition and implementation of an HIV/AIDS integral care model grounded on medical, psychological and social patient self-monitoring procedures. The care model is impl...
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En la actualidad, las bases de datos clínicas contienen un gran volumen de información temporal que no está siendo suficientemente aprovechada y puede resultar fundamental para el óptimo cuidado de los pacientes. En este trabajo se describe un nuevo algoritmo que permite la asociación temporal del comportamiento de las variables que describen la ev...

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La finalidad del proyecto es mejorar los procesos de enseñanza/aprendizaje que se desarrollan a través del Campus Virtual de la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, y especialmente en el caso de las titulaciones semipresenciales y a distancia.