Patel, Sachin

Expert Outpatient Burn Care in the Home through Mobile Health Technology.

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Jan 01, 0000

Access to care for pediatric burns remains a major public health problem in the US. Telemedicine has an opportunity to improve access to care, but current models are expensive and inefficient.

Assessing Mobile Health Capacity and Task Shifting Strategies to Improve Hypertension Among Ghanaian Stroke Survivors.

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Jan 01, 0000

BACKGROUND: There has been a tremendous surge in stroke prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa. Hypertension (HTN), the most potent, modifiable risk factor for stroke, is a particular challenge in sub-Saharan Africa.

Formative evaluation on cultural tailoring breathing awareness meditation smartphone apps to reduce stress and blood pressure.

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Jan 01, 0000

Background: Chronic stress is an independent risk factor for essential hypertension (EH), cardiovascular disease (CVD), and is sometimes confronted by mal-adaptive coping behaviors (e.g., stress eating, excessive alcohol consumption, etc.).

Design and approach of the Living Organ Video Educated Donors (LOVED) program to promote living kidney donation in African Americans.

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Jul 08, 2017

PURPOSE: To describe the rationale, methodology, design, and interventional approach of a mobile health education program designed for African Americans with end stage renal disease (ESRD) to increase knowledge and self-efficacy to approach others about their need for a living donor kidney transp

Stroke patients and their attitudes toward mHealth monitoring to support blood pressure control and medication adherence.

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Jun 27, 2016

BACKGROUND: Mobile health, or mHealth, has increasingly been signaled as an effective means to expedite communication and improve medical regimen adherence, especially for patients with chronic health conditions such as stroke.

Sustainability of improvements in medication adherence through a mobile health intervention.

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Aug 28, 2015

Context-Very few patient-centered, theory-guided programs for medication adherence and blood pressure control have been conducted in kidney transplant recipients.