Review of Various Assistive Technologies in Healthcare

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Narasimha Murthy G. K.
Bobby Lukose


About 8% of the population in India is multiply-disabled, of which significant sections constitute women due to lower literacy rates, social factors, and lower grade health facilities. Disability affect the normal day-to-day functioning of an individual and the assistive technologies are useful tools to provide a workable solution to mitigate some of the disability related issues. This paper reviews models and prototypes of various assistive technology available worldwide. These technologies may cater to a single impairment’s needs but can also be used by a multiply disabled person after some modifications. Such models fail to impact developing nations’ markets. The work done to mitigate the effects of vision impairment hearing and speech impairment is explored. Finally, the technological and research challenges are discussed in developing assistive technologies and devices for different disabilities. 

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Murthy G. K., N. ., & Lukose, B. . (2023). Review of Various Assistive Technologies in Healthcare . Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 11(1), 123–138. Retrieved from


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