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  • 380pp. Published March 2016
  • Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.,USA
  • Category: Medicine & Healthcare
  • ISBN: 978-1-61896-195-2
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  • ISBN: 978-1-61896-194-5
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Mobile Health
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Mobile health, abbreviated as m-Health, is a term used for the practice of medicine and public health supported by mobile devices. The term is most commonly used in reference to using mobile communication devices, such as mobile phones, tablet computers and PDAs, for health services and information, but also to affect emotional states. The mobile health field has emerged as a sub-segment of e-Health, the use of information and communication technology (ICT), such as computers, mobile phones, communications satellite, patient monitors, etc., for health services and information. Mobile health applications include the use of mobile devices in collecting community and clinical health data, delivery of healthcare information to practitioners, researchers, and patients, real-time monitoring of patient vital signs, and direct provision of care via mobile telemedicine.

 

In the present book, twelve typical literatures about mobile health published on international authoritative journals were selected to introduce the worldwide newest progress, which contains reviews or original researches on the functions and applications of mobile health. We hope this book can demonstrate advances in mobile health as well as give references to the researchers, students and other related people.

Components of the Book:
  • Chapter 1
    Mobile Health, Exercise and Metabolic Risk: A Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Chapter 2
    Systematic Review on What Works, What Does Not Work and Why of Implementation of Mobile Health (MHealth) Projects in Africa
  • Chapter 3
    Design, Implementation and Validation of a Novel Open Framework for Agile Development of Mobile Health Applications
  • Chapter 4
    Engineering a Mobile Health Tool for Resource-Poor Settings to Assess and Manage Cardiovascular Disease Risk: SMARThealth Study
  • Chapter 5
    Integrating Addiction Treatment into Primary Care Using Mobile Health Technology: Protocol for an Implementation Research Study
  • Chapter 6
    Integrating Mobile Health and Physical Activity to Reduce the Burden of Chronic Low Back Pain Trial (IMPACT): A Pilot Trial Protocol
  • Chapter 7
    Mobile Health for Non-Communicable Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Strategic Framework for Research
  • Chapter 8
    Why Mobile Health App Overload Drives Us Crazy, and How to Restore the Sanity
  • Chapter 9
    Evaluation of the Impact of a Mobile Health System on Adherence to Antenatal and Postnatal Care and Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV Programs in Kenya
  • Chapter 10
    Feasibility, Acceptability and Potential Effectiveness of a Mobile Health (MHealth) Weight Management Programme for New Zealand Adults
  • Chapter 11
    Personalized Medicine: Risk Prediction, Targeted Therapies and Mobile Health Technology
  • Chapter 12
    Using a Mobile Health Application to Support Self-Management in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Six-Month Cohort Study
Readership: Students, academics, teachers and other people attending or interested in Mobile Health
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