Search for dissertations about: "mHealth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the word mHealth.

  1. 1. Toward Patient-centered, Standardized, and Reproducible Approaches of Evaluating the Usability of mHealth Chronic Disease Self-management Systems for Diabetes

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Tekniska Högskola

    Author : Mattias Georgsson; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2018]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Chronic Disease; Diabetes; Mobile Health; mHealth; Self-management; Usability Evaluation; User-centered Design;

    Abstract : Diabetes is a chronic disease affecting 422 million patients worldwide according to World Health Organization data with 30.3 million in the United States and 64 million in Europe. The prevalence speaks to the need for improved ways to support patients in disease self-management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integration of Mobile Technologies with Routine Healthcare Services in Mozambique

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : José António Nhavoto; Örebro universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; mobile technologies; mobile health; mHealth; Least Developed Countries; Mozambique; mobile phones; information systems artefact; design science research;

    Abstract : Mobile technologies are emerging as one way to help address health challenges in many countries, including in Least Developed Countries. Mobile technology can reach a large share of the population but in order to provide effective support to healthcare services, technology, information collection and dissemination, and work processes need to be well aligned. READ MORE

  3. 3. A mobile app for self-management of urinary incontinence treatment effect and user experience

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Ina Asklund; Eva Samuelsson; Malin Sjöström; Katarina Hamberg; Siv Mørkved; [2020]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; stress urinary incontinence; pelvic floor muscle training; mHealth; self-management; randomized controlled trial; qualitative research; ansträngningsinkontinens; bäckenbottenträning; mHealth; egenbehandling; randomiserad kontrollerad studie; kvalitativ forskning; family medicine; allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Background Urinary incontinence affects 25-45% of all women. The most common type is stress urinary incontinence, which is the leakage of urine on physical exertion. Pelvic floor muscle training is an effective first-line treatment for this condition but many women do not seek help from their ordinary health care service. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neurotoxic side effects and impact on daily life in patients with colorectal cancer with adjuvant oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Jenny Drott; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cancer care; Cancer nursing; Colorectal cancer; Neurotoxicity; Neuropathy; Oxaliplatin; Chemotherapy; Patient-reported outcomes; Health; Qualitative study; Longitudinal study; mHealth;

    Abstract : Introduction: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common cancers globally. Chemotherapeutic drugs are frequently used in postoperative treatment. The platinum compound oxaliplatin (OXA) is an option for adjuvant treatment of patients with resected CRC, and has been shown to improve survival. OXA-induced neurotoxic side effects are common (e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Developing and evaluating an interactive app to support self-care among older persons receiving home care

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Carina Göransson; Örebro universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health concerns; mHealth; older persons; self-care;

    Abstract : The proportion of older persons worldwide is growing. With older age, complex health problems may occur and the need for home care increases. To support older persons to maintain health and self-care, innovative ways need to be developed. The aim of the project was to develop and evaluate an interactive app among older persons receiving home care. READ MORE