An ecological momentary intervention for smoking cessation: The associations of just-in-time, tailored messages with lapse risk factors.

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Nov 09, 2017

BACKGROUND: Smartphone apps can provide real-time, tailored interventions for smoking cessation.

A mHealth randomized controlled trial to reduce sugar-sweetened beverage intake in preschool-aged children.

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Nov 09, 2017

BACKGROUND: Sugar-sweetened beverages and maternal weight are strong drivers of child obesity, but few studies have targeted these risk factors as an obesity prevention strategy in children.

Improving diagnostic sensitivity of combined dermoscopy and reflectance confocal microscopy imaging through double reader concordance evaluation in telemedicine settings: A retrospective study of 1000...

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Nov 09, 2017

BACKGROUND: Reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) is an imaging device that permits non-invasive visualization of cellular morphology and has been shown to improve diagnostic accuracy of dermoscopically equivocal cutaneous lesions.

Uses of Mobile Device Digital Photography of Dermatologic Conditions in Primary Care.

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Nov 09, 2017

BACKGROUND: PhotoExam is a mobile app that incorporates digital photographs into the electronic health record (EHR) using iPhone operating system (iOS, Apple Inc)-based mobile devices.

A Smartphone Step Counter Using IMU and Magnetometer for Navigation and Health Monitoring Applications.

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Nov 08, 2017

The growing market of smart devices make them appealing for various applications. Motion tracking can be achieved using such devices, and is important for various applications such as navigation, search and rescue, health monitoring, and quality of life-style assessment.

Android Application Model of "Suami Siaga Plus" as an Innovation in Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness (BP/CR) Intervention.

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Nov 08, 2017

Objective: WHO recommends Mobile health, a practice of medicine and public health supported by mobile devices, to improve community health status and change people's behavior for the health purposes.

Who uses apps in health promotion? A target group analysis of leaders.

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Nov 08, 2017

User characteristics should be considered when designing features for e-health or m-health applications, as the developed solution should aim to support this specific target group.

Role of mHealth applications for improving antenatal and postnatal care in low and middle income countries: a systematic review.

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Nov 08, 2017

BACKGROUND: From 1990 to 2015, the number of maternal deaths globally has dropped by 43%. Despite this, progress in attaining MDG 5 is not remarkable in LMICs.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Women: Study of Speech and Craniofacial Characteristics.

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Nov 07, 2017

BACKGROUND: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder characterized by frequent cessation of breathing lasting 10 seconds or longer. The diagnosis of OSA is performed through an expensive procedure, which requires an overnight stay at the hospital.

Effectiveness of a combination strategy for linkage and retention in adult HIV care in Swaziland: The Link4Health cluster randomized trial.

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Nov 07, 2017

BACKGROUND: Gaps in the HIV care continuum contribute to poor health outcomes and increase HIV transmission. A combination of interventions targeting multiple steps in the continuum is needed to achieve the full beneficial impact of HIV treatment.

Plain Language and Health Literacy for the Oncology Family Caregiver: Examining an English/Spanish mHealth Resource.

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Nov 07, 2017

OBJECTIVES: To explore an mHealth resource to support the limited-English-proficient cancer family caregiver.

AJO Centennial: Evolving concepts in the management of retinopathy of prematurity.

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Nov 07, 2017

PURPOSE: The introduction of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agents has stimulated considerable reexamination of treatment strategies for the management of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).

The Effect of Telehealth Interventions on Quality of Life of Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

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Nov 07, 2017

INTRODUCTION: In 2016, ∼1.7 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed. Cancer patients can have physical, functional, and psychosocial issues when dealing with cancer treatment.

Tracking post-trauma psychopathology using mobile applications: A usability study.

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Nov 07, 2017

Trauma exposure markedly increases risk for psychopathology including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Understanding the course by which PTSD develops after a traumatic event is critical to enhancing early intervention.

A cost-effective assay for antioxidant using simple cotton thread combining paper based device with mobile phone detection.

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Nov 07, 2017

A cost-effective assay for antioxidant using simple cotton thread combining paper based device with mobile phone detection has been investigated. Standard and sample solutions flow along a bunch of cotton thread treated with sodium hydroxide via microfluidic behaviors without external pumping.

Use of Short Message Service and Smartphone Applications in the Management of Surgical Patients: A Systematic Review.

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Nov 07, 2017

BACKGROUND: Mobile health and telemedicine are rapidly evolving fields used to provide healthcare remotely to patients. For surgical patients, telemedicine can improve patient education and remote monitoring of postoperative symptoms.

Pilot Study for Managing Complex Chronic Care Medicaid Patients With Diabetes Using a Mobile Health Application Achieves "Triple Aim" Improvement in a Primary Care Setting.

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Nov 07, 2017

IN BRIEF Cost-effective innovations to improve health and health care in patients with complex chronic diseases are urgently needed. Mobile health (mHealth) remote monitoring applications (apps) are a promising technology to meet this need.

The professional practice and training of neurology in the Asian and Oceanian Region: A cross-sectional survey by the Asian and Oceanian Association of Neurology (AOAN).

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Nov 07, 2017

OBJECTIVE: To survey AOAN member countries regarding their organizational structure, postgraduate neurology training program, and resources for neurological care provision.

ICTs and the Challenge of Health System Transition in Low and Middle Income -income Countries

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Berdou | 
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Standing | 
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Guo | 
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Labrique | 
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Nov 06, 2017
The aim of this paper is to contribute to debates about how governments and other stakeholders can influence the application of ICTs to increase access to safe, effective and affordable treatment of common illnesses, especially by the poor.

Rubber stamp templates for improving clinical documentation: A paper-based, m-Health approach for quality improvement in low-resource settings.

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Nov 06, 2017

BACKGROUND: The United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal #3.8 targets 'access to quality essential healthcare services'. Clinical practice guidelines are an important tool for ensuring quality of clinical care, but many challenges prevent their use in low-resource settings.

Byte by Bite: Use of a mobile Bite Counter and weekly behavioral challenges to promote weight loss.

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Nov 06, 2017

The goal of this study was to examine the usability and feasibility of the mobile Bite Counter (a watch-like device that detects when a user consumes food or beverage) and the impact of weekly behavioral challenges on diet and physical activity outcomes.

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