Secondary Prevention

Digital health interventions for the prevention of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Publication Date: 
Apr 06, 2015

OBJECTIVE: To assess the potential benefit of digital health interventions (DHIs) on cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes (CVD events, all-cause mortality, hospitalizations) and risk factors compared with non-DHIs.

Exploring the focus and experiences of smartphone applications for addiction recovery.

Publication Date: 
Sep 30, 2013

Addiction recovery Smartphone applications (apps) (n = 87) identified on the Google Play store in 2012 were coded, along with app user reviews, to explore functions, foci, and user experiences.

The role of remote monitoring in the reduction of inappropriate implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapies.

Publication Date: 
Apr 06, 2006

Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) with the integrated Home Monitoring feature use dedicated mobile phone and internet links to provide the physicians and technicians in the ICD clinic with the essential device- and arrhythmia-related data stored in the ICD diagnostic memory.

Development of a set of mobile phone text messages designed for prevention of recurrent cardiovascular events.

Publication Date: 
Mar 19, 2014

BACKGROUND: Supporting lifestyle change is an effective way of preventing recurrent events in people with cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, there is a need to develop innovative strategies that increase access to programmes for individuals at high risk of CVD.