Patient Education as Topic

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

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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.

Systematic review of telemonitoring in COPD: an update.

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Nov 12, 2015

Telemedicine may support individual care plans in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), potentially improving the clinical outcomes. To-date there is no clear evidence of benefit of telemedicine in this patients.

Mobile Apps for Bipolar Disorder: A Systematic Review of Features and Content Quality.

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Aug 18, 2015

BACKGROUND: With continued increases in smartphone ownership, researchers and clinicians are investigating the use of this technology to enhance the management of chronic illnesses such as bipolar disorder (BD).

The clinical use of Skype--For which patients, with which problems and in which settings? A snapshot review of the literature.

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Aug 24, 2015

BACKGROUND: Low-cost and no-cost software-based video tools may be a feasible and effective way to provide some telemedicine services, particularly in low-resource settings.

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).

Testing the feasibility of a mobile technology intervention promoting healthy gestational weight gain in pregnant women (txt4two) - study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

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May 12, 2015

BACKGROUND: Overweight, obesity and excess gestational weight gain (GWG) are associated with negative health outcomes for mother and child in pregnancy and across the life course. Interventions promoting GWG within guidelines report mixed results.

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