Cross-Sectional Studies

[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.

Reasons for Missing Antiretroviral Therapy: Results from a Multi-Country Study in Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.

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Publication Date: 
Jan 21, 2016

OBJECTIVES: To identify the reasons patients miss taking their antiretroviral therapy (ART) and the proportion who miss their ART because of symptoms; and to explore the association between symptoms and incomplete adherence.

Heart Failure Telemonitoring in Japan and Sweden: A Cross-Sectional Survey.

Publication Date: 
Nov 14, 2015

BACKGROUND: Telemonitoring of heart failure (HF) patients is increasingly discussed at conferences and addressed in research. However, little is known about actual use in specific countries.

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Patient Preferences for Receiving Reports of Test Results.

Publication Date: 
Nov 07, 2015

INTRODUCTION: The general public's preferences for modes of communication (other than in-person communication) for medical test results were investigated.

Use of mobile learning technology among final year medical students in Kenya.

Publication Date: 
Sep 02, 2015

INTRODUCTION: Mobile phone penetration has increased exponentially over the last decade as has its application in nearly all spheres of life including health and medical education.

Validation and Assessment of a Technology Familiarity Score in Patients Attending a Symptomatic Breast Clinic.

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Sep 01, 2015

INTRODUCTION: New media technologies (computers, mobile phones and the internet) have the potential to transform the healthcare information needs of patients with breast disease (Ferlay et al. in Eur J Cancer 49:1374-1403, 2013).