Innovation in practice: mobile phone technology in patient care

Blake, Holly (2008) Innovation in practice: mobile phone technology in patient care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 13 (4). pp. 160-165. ISSN 1462-4753

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Mobile phones are becoming increasingly important in everyday life and now in healthcare. There has been a steady growth of information and communication technologies in health communication and technology is used progressively in telemedicine, wireless monitoring of health outcomes in disease and in the delivery of health interventions. Mobile phones are becoming an important method of encouraging better nurse-patient communication and will undoubtedly increase in application over coming years. This article presents recent developments and applications of mobile technology for health promotion and patient-monitoring in chronic disease.

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Keywords: technology, mobile phone, monitoring, health communication
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Health Sciences
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Depositing User: Eprints, Support
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2016 12:17
Last Modified: 04 May 2020 16:27

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