BMC medical informatics and decision making

Patient facing decision support system for interpretation of laboratory test results.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: In some healthcare systems, it is common that patients address laboratory test centers directly without a physician's recommendation. This practice is widely spread in Russia with about 28% of patients who visiting laboratory test centers for diagnostics.

Informing evaluation of a smartphone application for people with acquired brain injury: a stakeholder engagement study.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Brain in Hand is a smartphone application (app) that allows users to create structured diaries with problems and solutions, attach reminders, record task completion and has a symptom monitoring system.

Effective behavioral intervention strategies using mobile health applications for chronic disease management: a systematic review.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: Mobile health (mHealth) has continuously been used as a method in behavioral research to improve self-management in patients with chronic diseases. However, the evidence of its effectiveness in chronic disease management in the adult population is still lacking.

Design and evaluation of a mobile application to assist the self-monitoring of the chronic kidney disease in developing countries.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: The chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a worldwide critical problem, especially in developing countries. CKD patients usually begin their treatment in advanced stages, which requires dialysis and kidney transplantation, and consequently, affects mortality rates.

Impact of mobile phone-based technology to improve health, population and nutrition services in Rural Bangladesh: a study protocol.

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Jul 07, 2017

BACKGROUND: Mobile phone-based technology has been used in improving the delivery of healthcare services in many countries. However, data on the effects of this technology on improving primary healthcare services in resource-poor settings are limited.

Using participatory methods to design an mHealth intervention for a low income country, a case study in Chikwawa, Malawi.

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Jul 06, 2017

BACKGROUND: mHealth holds the potential to educate rural communities in developing countries such as Malawi, on issues which over-burdened and under staffed health centres do not have the facilities to address.

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