Aged, 80 and over

[Willingness to Receive Text Message Appointment Reminders Among Patients With HIV Infection].

Publication Date: 
Jan 27, 2016

BACKGROUND: Wireless communication technologies are increasingly being used in the fields of healthcare, with platforms such as mobile health (mHealth) being widely implemented in HIV care.

Initial assessment of hearing loss using a mobile application for audiological evaluation.

Publication Date: 
Feb 16, 2016

OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to compare an Apple iOS mobile operating system application for audiological evaluation with conventional audiometry, and to determine its accuracy and reliability in the initial evaluation of hearing loss.

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ICU Telemedicine and Critical Care Mortality: A National Effectiveness Study.

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Publication Date: 
Feb 13, 2016

BACKGROUND: Intensive care unit (ICU) telemedicine is an increasingly common strategy for improving the outcome of critical care, but its overall impact is uncertain.

Interactive Cognitive-Motor Step Training Improves Cognitive Risk Factors of Falling in Older Adults - A Randomized Controlled Trial.

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Publication Date: 
Dec 17, 2015

PURPOSE: Interactive cognitive-motor training (ICMT) requires individuals to perform both gross motor movements and complex information processing. This study investigated the effectiveness of ICMT on cognitive functions associated with falls in older adults.

Potential for the use of mHealth in the management of cardiovascular disease in Kerala: a qualitative study.

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Publication Date: 
Nov 20, 2015

OBJECTIVES: To assess the potential for using mHealth in cardiovascular disease (CVD) management in Kerala by exploring: (1) experiences and challenges of current CVD management; (2) current mobile phone use; (3) expectations of and barriers to mobile phone use in CVD management.

Evaluation of a New Zealand program to improve transition of care for older high risk adults.

Publication Date: 
Dec 08, 2015

Transition interventions aim to improve care and reduce hospital readmissions but evaluations of these interventions have reported inconsistent results. We report on the evaluation of an intervention implemented in Auckland, New Zealand.