Search for dissertations about: "mHealth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 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. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Sawubona MAMA : Using mHealth to improve maternal, neonatal and child health outcomes in South Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Jesse Coleman; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2018]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: At the end of the first decade of the 2000’s, South Africa had poor, and worsening, maternal and neonatal health outcomes. In parallel, the use of mobile phone technology to support health care (mHealth) increased dramatically. READ MORE