Engagement Within a Mobile Phone-Based Smoking Cessation Intervention for Adolescents and its Association With Participant Characteristics and Outcomes.

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Nov 02, 2017

BACKGROUND: Although mobile phone-delivered smoking cessation programs are a promising way to promote smoking cessation among adolescents, little is known about how adolescents might actually use them.

Use of the Internet and Mobile Phones for Self-Management of Severe Mental Health Problems: Qualitative Study of Staff Views.

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Nov 02, 2017

BACKGROUND: Researchers are currently investigating the feasibility, acceptability, and efficacy of digital health interventions for people who experience severe mental health problems such as psychosis and bipolar disorder.

Evaluation of retinopathy of prematurity incidence with telemedicine confirmation in Gansu, China: a pilot study.

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Nov 02, 2017

PURPOSE: To determine the incidence of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in Gansu, China by combining bedside examinations with remote RetCam (Clarity Medical Systems, Pleasanton, CA, USA) diagnosis.

Mobile Phone Use in Psychiatry Residents in the United States: Multisite Cross-Sectional Survey Study.

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Nov 02, 2017

BACKGROUND: Mobile technology ownership in the general US population and medical professionals is increasing, leading to increased use in clinical settings. However, data on use of mobile technology by psychiatry residents remain unclear.

Tele-attending can emulate and even improve bedside teaching and learning.

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Nov 02, 2017

Telemedicine can be used for education as well as clinical care. Wearable platforms now allow a remote student to "tele-present" cases to "Tele-Attending" elsewhere in real time.

Motor performance of individuals with cerebral palsy in a virtual game using a mobile phone.

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Nov 02, 2017

OBJECTIVES: Cerebral palsy (CP) is a permanent disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture that is caused by damage to the immature and developing brain.

Adherence to Report and Patient Perception of an Interactive App for Managing Symptoms During Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer: Descriptive Study of Logged and Interview Data.

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Nov 01, 2017

BACKGROUND: Patients undergoing radiotherapy for prostate cancer experience symptoms related to both the cancer itself and its treatment, and it is evident that patients with prostate cancer have unmet supportive care needs related to their disease.

Delivery of Patient-Reported Outcome Instruments by Automated Mobile Phone Text Messaging.

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Nov 01, 2017

BACKGROUND: Patient-reported outcome (PRO) instruments allow patients to interpret their health and are integral in evaluating orthopedic treatments and outcomes.

Successful outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy delivery via telemedicine.

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Nov 01, 2017

Objectives: Most outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) services use a hospital-based model of care in which patients remain in proximity to large hospitals facilitating clinical review.

mHealth technologies for osteoarthritis self-management and treatment: A systematic review.

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Nov 01, 2017

Osteoarthritis is a common chronic disease that can be better treated with the help of self-management interventions. Mobile health (mHealth) technologies are becoming a popular means to deliver such interventions.

A Mobile Phone App to Support Young People in Making Shared Decisions in Therapy (Power Up): Study Protocol.

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Oct 31, 2017

BACKGROUND: Evidence suggests that young people want to be active participants in their care and involved in decisions about their treatment.

Smart Homes for Elderly Healthcare-Recent Advances and Research Challenges.

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Oct 31, 2017

Advancements in medical science and technology, medicine and public health coupled with increased consciousness about nutrition and environmental and personal hygiene have paved the way for the dramatic increase in life expectancy globally in the past several decades.

Characterizing New England Emergency Departments by Telemedicine Use.

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Oct 31, 2017

INTRODUCTION: Telemedicine connects emergency departments (ED) with resources necessary for patient care; its use has not been characterized nationally, or even regionally.

Combining disparate data sources for improved poverty prediction and mapping.

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Oct 31, 2017

More than 330 million people are still living in extreme poverty in Africa. Timely, accurate, and spatially fine-grained baseline data are essential to determining policy in favor of reducing poverty.

Targeted Adherence Intervention to Reach Glycemic Control with Insulin Therapy for patients with Diabetes (TARGIT-Diabetes): rationale and design of a pragmatic randomised clinical trial.

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Oct 31, 2017

INTRODUCTION: Adherence to and persistence of medications for chronic diseases remains poor and many interventions to improve medication use have only been modestly effective. Targeting interventions to patients who are most likely to benefit should improve their efficiency and clinical impact.

[Telecardiology: Tasks and duties of telemedicine].

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Oct 31, 2017

Telemedicine is a young science that integrates innovations of information-technology and telecommunications into medical science. A successful telemedicine procedure should guarantee reduced workload of the healthcare system with well secured and cost-effective processes.

Determinants for Sustained Use of an Activity Tracker: Observational Study.

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Oct 31, 2017

BACKGROUND: A lack of physical activity is considered to cause 6% of deaths globally. Feedback from wearables such as activity trackers has the potential to encourage daily physical activity.

Ethical issues in the use of SMS messaging in HIV care and treatment in low- and middle-income countries: case examples from Mozambique.

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Oct 31, 2017

The introduction of mobile communication technologies in health care in low- and middle-income countries offers an opportunity for increased efficiencies in provision of care, improved utilization of scarce resources, reductions in workload, and increased reach of services to a larger target popu

A Randomized, Controlled, Multicenter Study of Technology-Based Weight Loss Interventions among Endometrial Cancer Survivors.

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Oct 31, 2017

OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to test the efficacy of technology-based weight loss interventions for endometrial cancer (EC) survivors with obesity.

Treatment Compliance in the Long-Term Paranoid Schizophrenia Telemedicine Study.

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Oct 30, 2017

Schizophrenia is a chronic disease with a relatively high relapse rate. Different methods are introduced to improve compliance of the patients treated by psychiatrists; among them, a new and promising attitude is telepsychiatry.

Teleophthalmology in Practice: Lessons Learned from a Pilot Project.

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Oct 30, 2017

INTRODUCTION: Ophthalmology is a medical specialty which may benefit from using telemedicine and teleophthalmology services.

Smart phone technologies and ecological momentary data: is this the way forward on depression management and research?

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Oct 30, 2017

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Depression is a complex and burdensome condition; it often leads to personal, societal and economic costs. Despite advances in treatments, its management over time remains a challenge; many treated for depression do not achieve full recovery or remain well for long.

Robust tracking of respiratory rate in high-dynamic range scenes using mobile thermal imaging.

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Oct 30, 2017

The ability to monitor the respiratory rate, one of the vital signs, is extremely important for the medical treatment, healthcare and fitness sectors. In many situations, mobile methods, which allow users to undertake everyday activities, are required.

The use of telemedicine for delivering healthcare in Japan: Systematic review of literature published in Japanese and English languages.

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Oct 30, 2017

Background In common with other countries, Japan has an ageing population and geographical impediments to healthcare access. The role of telemedicine within the Japanese health system may be of wide interest, yet it has not been comprehensively explored and documented.

Advances in Remote Respiratory Assessments for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic Review.

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Oct 30, 2017

BACKGROUND: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a leading cause of mortality. Advances in remote technologies and telemedicine provide new ways to monitor respiratory function and improve chronic disease management.

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