A Review of the Theoretical Basis, Effects, and Cost Effectiveness of Online Smoking Cessation Interventions in the Netherlands: A Mixed-Methods Approach.

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Jun 24, 2017

BACKGROUND: Tobacco smoking is a worldwide public health problem. In 2015, 26.3% of the Dutch population aged 18 years and older smoked, 74.4% of them daily. More and more people have access to the Internet worldwide; approximately 94% of the Dutch population have online access.

Perspectives of Family Members on Using Technology in Youth Mental Health Care: A Qualitative Study.

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Jun 24, 2017

BACKGROUND: Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are increasingly recognized as having an important role in the delivery of mental health services for youth.

Health App Use Among Individuals With Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety: A Survey Study With Thematic Coding.

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Jun 24, 2017

BACKGROUND: Researchers have largely turned to commercial app stores, randomized trials, and systematic reviews to make sense of the mHealth landscape. Few studies have approached understanding by collecting information from target end users.

Tailored Communication Within Mobile Apps for Diabetes Self-Management: A Systematic Review.

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Jun 24, 2017

BACKGROUND: The prevalence of diabetes is increasing and with the requirements for self-management and risk of late complications, it remains a challenge for the individual and society.

A systematic review of the psychometric properties, usability and clinical impacts of mobile mood-monitoring applications in young people.

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Jun 23, 2017

BACKGROUND: Mobile mood-monitoring applications are increasingly used by mental health providers, widely advocated within research, and a potentially effective method to engage young people. However, little is known about their efficacy and usability in young populations.

Development of a Web-Based Intervention for Addressing Distress in Caregivers of Patients Receiving Stem Cell Transplants: Formative Evaluation With Stakeholder Interviews and Focus Groups.

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Jun 23, 2017

BACKGROUND: Caregivers of cancer patients experience significant burden and distress including depression and anxiety.

Recent mobile health interventions to support medication adherence among HIV-positive MSM.

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Jun 22, 2017

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: We describe recent mobile health (mHealth) interventions supporting antiretroviral therapy (ART) medication adherence among HIV-positive MSM.

BackUp: Development and evaluation of a smart-phone application for coping with suicidal crises.

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Jun 21, 2017

BACKGROUND: Suicide is a major public health issue and has large impact on the lives of many people.

Using mHealth technologies to improve the identification of behavioral health problems in urban primary care settings.

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Jun 21, 2017

INTRODUCTION: Behavioral health disorders remain under recognized and under diagnosed among urban primary care patients.

The PsyLOG mobile application: development of a tool for the assessment and monitoring of side effects of psychotropic medication.

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Jun 21, 2017

Mobile health interventions are regarded as affordable and accessible tools that can enhance standard psychiatric care.

Beyond Basic Feedback in Mobile Brief Interventions: Designing SMS Message Content for Delivery to Young Adults During Risky Drinking Events.

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Jun 21, 2017

BACKGROUND: Brief interventions can reduce alcohol consumption in young people through screening and delivery of personally relevant feedback. Recently, Web and mobile platforms have been harnessed to increase the reach of brief interventions.

Developing Mobile Clinical Decision Support for Nursing Home Staff Assessment of Urinary Tract Infection using Goal-Directed Design.

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Jun 21, 2017

BACKGROUND: Unique characteristics of nursing homes (NHs) contribute to high rates of inappropriate antibiotic use for asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB), a benign condition.

Mobile phone text messaging to improve knowledge and practice of diabetic foot care in a developing country: Feasibility and outcomes.

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Jun 21, 2017

PURPOSE: To test the feasibility and effectiveness of using mobile phone text messaging to reinforce learning and the practice of diabetic foot care in a developing country.

Effects of Messages Delivered by Mobile Phone on Increasing Compliance With Shoulder Exercises Among Patients With a Frozen Shoulder.

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Jun 20, 2017

PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to examine the effects of reminders, encouragement, and educational messages delivered by mobile phone on shoulder exercise compliance and improvements in shoulder function among patients with a frozen shoulder.

A salt-reduction smartphone app supports lower-salt food purchases for people with cardiovascular disease: Findings from the SaltSwitch randomised controlled trial.

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Jun 20, 2017

Background SaltSwitch is an innovative smartphone application (app) that enables shoppers to scan the barcode of a packaged food and receive an immediate, interpretive, traffic light nutrition label on the screen, along with suggestions for lower salt alternatives.

A Systematic Review of Wearable Patient Monitoring Systems - Current Challenges and Opportunities for Clinical Adoption.

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Jun 20, 2017

The aim of this review is to investigate barriers and challenges of wearable patient monitoring (WPM) solutions adopted by clinicians in acute, as well as in community, care settings.

A Mobile App for the Self-Management of Type 1 Diabetes Among Adolescents: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

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Jun 20, 2017

BACKGROUND: While optimal blood glucose control is known to reduce the long-term complications associated with type 1 diabetes mellitus, adolescents often struggle to achieve their blood glucose targets.

The effect of weekly specialist palliative care teleconsultations in patients with advanced cancer -a randomized clinical trial.

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Jun 19, 2017

BACKGROUND: Teleconsultation seems to be a promising intervention for providing palliative care to home-dwelling patients; however, its effect on clinically relevant outcome measures remains largely unexplored.

Phone-Based Interventions in Adolescent Psychiatry: A Perspective and Proof of Concept Pilot Study With a Focus on Depression and Autism.

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Jun 17, 2017

BACKGROUND: Telemedicine has emerged as an innovative platform to diagnose and treat psychiatric disorders in a cost-effective fashion.

Use of an Automated Mobile Phone Messaging Robot in Postoperative Patient Monitoring.

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Jun 16, 2017

BACKGROUND: Mobile phone messaging software robots allow clinicians and healthcare systems to communicate with patients without the need for human intervention.

The role of telemedicine in obstructive sleep apnea management.

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Jun 16, 2017

INTRODUCTION: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disease that leads in notorious symptoms and comorbidities. Although general measures are important, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the best treatment option.

A randomized trial of telemedicine efficacy and safety for nonacute headaches.

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Jun 15, 2017

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate long-term treatment efficacy and safety of one-time telemedicine consultations for nonacute headaches.

A Fitbit and Facebook mHealth intervention for promoting physical activity among adolescent and young adult childhood cancer survivors: A pilot study.

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Jun 15, 2017

BACKGROUND: Physical activity (PA) may be important for preventing chronic diseases for adolescent and young adult (AYA) childhood cancer survivors.

Mobile Health in Oncology: A Patient Survey About App-Assisted Cancer Care.

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Jun 15, 2017

BACKGROUND: In the last decade, the health care sector has been enriched by numerous innovations such as apps and connected devices that assist users in weight reduction and diabetes management.

Using Mobile Phone Technology to Support Young Liver Transplant Recipients Moving to Adult Services.

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Jun 15, 2017

BACKGROUND: The process and preparation of moving from child to adult services (transition) is a challenging period of time for young people and represents significant changes in care and support systems.

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