Computers, Handheld

Developing a Framework for Evaluating the Patient Engagement, Quality, and Safety of Mobile Health Applications.

Publication Date: 
Mar 02, 2016

Rising ownership of smartphones and tablets across social and demographic groups has made mobile applications, or apps, a potentially promising tool for engaging patients in their health care, particularly those with high health care needs.

Handheld Devices and Video Modeling to Enhance the Learning of Self-Help Skills in Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Publication Date: 
Oct 12, 2015

The viewing of videos is a much-studied intervention to teach self-help, social, and vocational skills. Many of the studies to date looked at video modeling using televisions, computers, and other large screens.

Development and evaluation of an audiology app for iPhone/iPad mobile devices.

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Publication Date: 
Sep 26, 2015

CONCLUSION: The application described in this study appears to be accurate and valid, thus allowing calculation of a hearing handicap and assessment of the pure-tone air conduction threshold with iPhone/iPad devices.

The uses of smartphones and tablet devices in surgery: A systematic review of the literature.

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Publication Date: 
Oct 12, 2015

BACKGROUND: Smartphones and tablet devices have become ubiquitous, and their adoption in the health care arena is growing. Reviews have looked at their utilities within medical specialties.

Melanoma and other skin lesion detection using smart handheld devices.

Publication Date: 
Jan 28, 2015

Smartphones of the latest generation featuring advanced multicore processors, dedicated microchips for graphics, high-resolution cameras, and innovative operating systems provide a portable platform for running sophisticated medical screening software and delivering point-of-care patient diagnost

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