Using Cell Phone Technology to Investigate a Deliberate Bacillus anthracis Release Scenario.

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Jan 01, 0000

Unusual biological events and outbreaks require rapid epidemiologic investigation and contact tracing procedures, allowing optimal handling of resources. Currently, these are resource intensive, time consuming, and extremely complex, requiring large teams of trained and prepared personnel.

Acceptability and willingness to pay for telemedicine services in Enugu state, southeast Nigeria.

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Background: This study examines the level of awareness, acceptability and consumers' willingness to pay (WTP) for telemedicine services using the contingent valuation method (CVM).

Catheterization laboratory activations and time intervals for patients with pre-hospital ECGs.

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Jan 01, 0000

OBJECTIVE: The use of pre-hospital ECGs (PH-ECG) reduces time to reperfusion for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).

Applications of Space Technologies to Global Health: Scoping Review.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Space technology has an impact on many domains of activity on earth, including in the field of global health.

A Smartphone App (BlueIce) for Young People Who Self-Harm: Open Phase 1 Pre-Post Trial.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Recent years have seen a significant increase in the availability of smartphone apps for mental health problems. Despite their proliferation, few apps have been specifically developed for young people, and almost none have been subject to any form of evaluation.

The efficacy of telerehabilitation in dysphagic patients: a systematic review.

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SUMMARY: Telerehabilitation is the use of telecommunications technology for rehabilitation. Recently, some studies have shown positive effects of telerehabilitation of swallowing disorders, yet there are no systematic reviews verifying the evidence.

Evaluating the prevalence and opportunity for technology use in chronic kidney disease patients: a cross-sectional study.

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BACKGROUND: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasing worldwide and early education to improve adherence to self-management is a key strategy to slow CKD progression.

Theory-Based Text-Messaging to Reduce Methamphetamine Use and HIV Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Men Who Have Sex with Men: Automated Unidirectional Delivery Outperforms Bidirectional Peer Interactive De...

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Project Tech Support2 was a randomized controlled trial that tested three methods of text message delivery for reducing methamphetamine use and HIV risks among MSM.

Effect of a patient engagement tool on positive airway pressure adherence: analysis of a German healthcare provider database.

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OBJECTIVE/BACKGROUND: This study investigated the addition of a real-time feedback patient engagement tool on positive airway pressure (PAP) adherence when added to a proactive telemedicine strategy.

A Decision Support System to Enhance Self-Management of Low Back Pain: Protocol for the selfBACK Project.

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BACKGROUND: Low back pain (LBP) is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Most patients with LBP encountered in primary care settings have nonspecific LBP, that is, pain with an unknown pathoanatomical cause.

Stroke care in Galicia: telemedicine in the early, multidisciplinary treatment of all acute stroke cases.

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Jan 01, 0000

EN: Stroke is the main cause of morbidity and mortality in Spain and in Galicia in particular. Tissue viability after stroke depends on the time taken to restore circulation.

A Text Message Intervention with Adaptive Goal Support to Reduce Alcohol Consumption Among Non-Treatment-Seeking Young Adults: Non-Randomized Clinical Trial with Voluntary Length of Enrollment.

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BACKGROUND: Stand-alone text message-based interventions can reduce binge drinking episodes (≥4 drinks for women and ≥5 drinks for men) among nontreatment-seeking young adults, but may not be optimized.

Presurgical Assessment Using Telemedicine Technology: Impact on Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Patient Experience of Care.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Preadmission testing (PAT) before surgical procedures ensures patient safety and decreases last minute case cancellations.

The relationship between Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index subscales and diabetes control.

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Jan 01, 0000

Objectives Data suggest that poor sleep quality as measured by the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) contributes to suboptimal diabetes control. How the subscales comprising the PSQI individually relate to diabetes control is poorly understood.

A Path to Better-Quality mHealth Apps.

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The rapid growth of mobile health (mHealth) apps has resulted in confusion among health care providers and the public about which products rely on evidence-based medicine. Only a small subset of mHealth apps are regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration.

A review of mobile apps for epilepsy self-management.

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Jan 01, 0000

Mobile health app developers increasingly are interested in supporting the daily self-care of people with chronic conditions. The purpose of this study was to review mobile applications (apps) to promote epilepsy self-management.

The role of cellular phone usage by parents in the increase in ASD occurrence: A hypothetical framework.

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Over the last few decades there has been a significant worldwide increase in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the causes of which are unknown. The biggest environmental change over this decade has been the massive introduction of cellphones.

Use of photograph-based telemedicine in postoperative wound assessment to diagnose or exclude surgical site infection.

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OBJECTIVE: This study aims to assess whether a clinician reviewing photographs of a wound was an acceptable substitute for clinical review in order to identify or exclude surgical site infection (SSI).

Reengagement of HIV-infected children lost to follow-up after active mobile phone tracing in a rural area of Mozambique.

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Jan 01, 0000

Introduction: Retention in care and reengagement of lost to follow-up (LTFU) patients are priority challenges in pediatric HIV care. We aimed to assess whether a telephone-call active tracing program facilitated reengagement in care (RIC) in the Manhiça District Hospital, Mozambique.

Early Identification of ASD Through Telemedicine: Potential Value for Underserved Populations.

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Jan 01, 0000

Increasing access to diagnostic services is crucial for identifying ASD in young children. We therefore evaluated a telemedicine assessment procedure. First, we compared telediagnostic accuracy to blinded gold-standard evaluations (n = 20).

Telemedicine in the perioperative experience.

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Jan 01, 0000

Telemedicine, the remote diagnosis and treatment of patients by means of technology, provides an alternative means for patients to gain access to health care services.

Pilot Randomized Trial of an Automated Smoking Cessation Intervention via Mobile Phone Text Messages as an Adjunct to Varenicline in Primary Care.

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Jan 01, 0000

OBJECTIVE: Varenicline is a safe and effective aid to smoking cessation but most trials have involved frequent visits or intensive behavioral support unlike that typically provided in primary care.

Feasibility and impact study of a reward-based mobile application to improve adolescents' snacking habits.

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Jan 01, 0000

OBJECTIVE: Adolescents' snacking habits are driven by both explicit reflective and implicit hedonic processes. Hedonic pathways and differences in sensitivity to food rewards in addition to reflective determinants should be considered.

Findings of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease-Sitting and Exacerbations Trial (COPD-SEAT) in Reducing Sedentary Time Using Wearable and Mobile Technologies With Educational Support: Randomized...

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BACKGROUND: Targeting sedentary time post exacerbation may be more relevant than targeting structured exercise for individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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