Cohort Studies

Models of Individual Dietary Behavior Based on Smartphone Data: The Influence of Routine, Physical Activity, Emotion, and Food Environment.

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Apr 07, 2016

INTRODUCTION: Smartphone applications (apps) facilitate the collection of data on multiple aspects of behavior that are useful for characterizing baseline patterns and for monitoring progress in interventions aimed at promoting healthier lifestyles.

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Towards a workflow driven design for mHealth devices within temporary eye clinics in low-income settings.

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Jan 07, 2016

Only a small minority of mobile healthcare technologies that have been successful in pilot studies have subsequently been integrated into healthcare systems. Understanding the reasons behind this discrepancy is crucial if such technologies are to be adopted.

Using a mobile health application to support self-management in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a six-month cohort study.

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Jun 18, 2015

BACKGROUND: Self-management strategies have the potential to support patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Telehealth interventions may have a role in delivering this support along with the opportunity to monitor symptoms and physiological variables.

How do mobile phone diabetes programs drive behavior change? Evidence from a mixed methods observational cohort study.

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Nov 11, 2014

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the behavioral effects of a theory-driven, mobile phone-based intervention that combines automated text messaging and remote nursing, using an automated, interactive text messaging system.

Improving type 1 diabetes management with mobile tools: a systematic review.

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Jan 07, 2015

This study aims to provide a better understanding of the ability of mobile health tools to offer glycemic control for patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

The usability of personal digital assistants (PDAs) for assessment of practical performance.

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Aug 23, 2006

The administration of an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) using paper checklists presents problems such as illegible handwriting, missing student names and/or numbers and lost checklists.

Stents as sole therapy for oesophageal cancer: a prospective analysis of outcomes after placement.

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Mar 05, 2009

BACKGROUND: Therapies for inoperable oesophageal cancer include chemoradiotherapy and placement of a self-expanding metal stent (SEMS). Few data are available regarding SEMS as sole therapy for patients with inoperable disease who have not already received, or are unfit for, chemoradiotherapy.

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