Volunteers

Model for Service Delivery for Developmental Disorders in Low-Income Countries.

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Dec 02, 2015

As in many low-income countries, the treatment gap for developmental disorders in rural Pakistan is near 100%. We integrated social, technological, and business innovations to develop and pilot a potentially sustainable service for children with developmental disorders in 1 rural area.

Validation of a phone app for epilepsy diagnosis in India and Nepal.

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Jul 28, 2015

PURPOSE: Untreated epilepsy is a major global public health problem with more than 20 million people not being treated for an easily treatable disease. In part this is due to a lack of trained doctors.

Mobile phone use among Medical Reserve Corps coordinators and volunteers: an exploratory study.

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Jul 26, 2014

OBJECTIVE: To better understand how mobile phones can be used during emergency response, this study identifies a) current mobile phone use among Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteers and coordinators in their daily lives and during response; b) challenges for mobile phone use during response; an

A community peer-volunteer telephone reminder call to increase breast cancer-screening attendance.

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Jul 01, 2010

PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: To assess the effect of a tailored telephone reminder call by community peer volunteers on mammography rates in women who do not attend a breast cancer-screening program.

DESIGN: Individual-level randomized trial.

Pocket mobile smartphone system for the point-of-care submandibular ultrasonography.

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Mar 11, 2013

BACKGROUND: Focused ultrasonography of the airway may be useful in the prediction of difficult intubation. The wider use of sonography in quantitative airway assessment may depend on the availability of highly portable, inexpensive, and accurate ultrasound systems.

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