Parents

NFC as a Childhood Obesity Treatment Tool.

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Aug 08, 2015

Childhood Obesity is associated with a wide range of serious health complications and constitutes an increased risk of premature syndromes, including diabetes or heart diseases. Its treatment seems to be complicated.

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Intervention among new parents followed up by an interview study exploring their experiences of telemedicine after early postnatal discharge.

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May 26, 2015

BACKGROUND: a move towards earlier postnatal discharge raises the challenge of finding new ways to support families when they are discharged early after childbirth.

A mobile-phone immunization record in Ontario: uptake and opportunities for improving public health.

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Dec 10, 2014

A free iPhone app was designed to help parents in Ontario track their children's vaccination records. It was launched in the iTunes app store on 20 November 2012. There were 4867 downloads in the following 12 months. We observed that downloads of the app were correlated with media coverage.

Internet and mobile technology use among urban African American parents: survey study of a clinical population.

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Jan 14, 2014

BACKGROUND: There is considerable potential for mobile technologies to empower pediatric patients and families by improving their communication with health professionals.

Feasibility and validity of ecological momentary assessment in adolescents with high-functioning autism and Asperger's disorder.

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Dec 16, 2013

Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) may increase accuracy of data compared with retrospective questionnaires by assessing behaviours as they occur, hence decreasing recall biases and increasing ecological validity.

Rural parents, teenagers and alcohol: what are parents thinking?

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Mar 02, 2006

INTRODUCTION: The fundamental role of alcohol in the lives of young Australians is mirrored in the level of drinking by adolescents. In 2001, more than one in four Australian adolescents aged 14-19 years consumed alcohol weekly.

Use of text messaging for monitoring sugar-sweetened beverages, physical activity, and screen time in children: a pilot study.

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Nov 05, 2008

OBJECTIVE: To examine acceptability, attrition, adherence, and preliminary efficacy of mobile phone short message service (SMS; text messaging) for monitoring healthful behaviors in children.

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