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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29691208/the-use-of-digital-and-remote-communication-technologies-as-a-tool-for-multiple-sclerosis-management-narrative-review
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Martin Marziniak, Giampaolo Brichetto, Peter Feys, Uta Meyding-Lamadé, Karen Vernon, Sven G Meuth
Despite recent advances in multiple sclerosis (MS) care, many patients only infrequently access health care services, or are unable to access them easily, for reasons such as mobility restrictions, travel costs, consultation and treatment time constraints, and a lack of locally available MS expert services. Advances in mobile communications have led to the introduction of electronic health (eHealth) technologies, which are helping to improve both access to and the quality of health care services. As the Internet is now readily accessible through smart mobile devices, most people can take advantage of eHealth apps...
April 24, 2018: JMIR Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29690534/a-system-based-on-the-internet-of-things-for-real-time-particle-monitoring-in-buildings
#2
Gonçalo Marques, Cristina Roque Ferreira, Rui Pitarma
Occupational health can be strongly influenced by the indoor environment as people spend 90% of their time indoors. Although indoor air quality (IAQ) is not typically monitored, IAQ parameters could be in many instances very different from those defined as healthy values. Particulate matter (PM), a complex mixture of solid and liquid particles of organic and inorganic substances suspended in the air, is considered the pollutant that affects more people. The most health-damaging particles are the ≤PM10 (diameter of 10 microns or less), which can penetrate and lodge deep inside the lungs, contributing to the risk of developing cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, as well as of lung cancer...
April 21, 2018: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29688332/longitudinal-analysis-of-the-relationship-between-purposes-of-internet-use-and-well-being-among-older-adults
#3
Agnes Szabo, Joanne Allen, Christine Stephens, Fiona Alpass
Purpose: There is support for the role of Internet use in promoting well-being among older people. However, there are also contradictory findings which may be attributed to methodological issues. First, research has focused on frequency of online activity rather than how engagement in different types of online activities may influence well-being. Secondly, previous studies have used either cross-sectional designs, which cannot elucidate causality or intervention designs with uncontrolled extraneous variables...
April 23, 2018: Gerontologist
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29688096/experiences-of-an-internet-based-aural-rehabilitation-iar-program-for-hearing-aid-users-a-qualitative-study
#4
Milijana Malmberg, Elisabet Sundewall Thorén, Marie Öberg, Thomas Lunner, Gerhard Andersson, Kim Kähäri
OBJECTIVE: Internet interventions for hearing aid (HA) users have been shown to be effective in helping persons with hearing problems. As earlier research refers to objective data on these effects, little is known about how participants experience the Internet interventions subjectively. The aim of the present study was to explore participants' experiences of an Internet-based aural rehabilitation (IAR) program for HA-users, and to explore the possible subjective benefits of such a program...
April 24, 2018: International Journal of Audiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29685870/effectiveness-of-an-internet-and-app-based-intervention-for-college-students-with-elevated-stress-randomized-controlled-trial
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Mathias Harrer, Sophia Helen Adam, Rebecca Jessica Fleischmann, Harald Baumeister, Randy Auerbach, Ronny Bruffaerts, Pim Cuijpers, Ronald C Kessler, Matthias Berking, Dirk Lehr, David Daniel Ebert
BACKGROUND: Mental health problems are highly prevalent among college students. Most students with poor mental health, however, do not receive professional help. Internet-based self-help formats may increase the utilization of treatment. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this randomized controlled trial was to evaluate the efficacy of an internet-based, app-supported stress management intervention for college students. METHODS: College students (n=150) with elevated levels of stress (Perceived Stress Scale 4-item version, PSS-4 ≥8) were randomly assigned to either an internet- and mobile-based stress intervention group with feedback on demand or a waitlist control group...
April 23, 2018: Journal of Medical Internet Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29685869/web-based-patient-education-in-orthopedics-systematic-review
#6
REVIEW
Tessa Dekkers, Marijke Melles, Bob Sander Groeneveld, Huib de Ridder
BACKGROUND: Patients with orthopedic conditions frequently use the internet to find health information. Patient education that is distributed online may form an easily accessible, time- and cost-effective alternative to education delivered through traditional channels such as one-on-one consultations or booklets. However, no systematic evidence for the comparative effectiveness of Web-based educational interventions exists. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this systematic review was to examine the effects of Web-based patient education interventions for adult orthopedic patients and to compare its effectiveness with generic health information websites and traditional forms of patient education...
April 23, 2018: Journal of Medical Internet Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29685179/prophylactic-antibiotics-to-reduce-pelvic-infection-in-women-having-miscarriage-surgery-the-aims-antibiotics-in-miscarriage-surgery-trial-study-protocol-for-a-randomized-controlled-trial
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David Lissauer, Amie Wilson, Jane Daniels, Lee Middleton, Jon Bishop, Catherine Hewitt, Abi Merriel, Andrew Weeks, Chisale Mhango, Ronald Mataya, Frank Taulo, Theresa Ngalawesa, Agatha Chirwa, Colleta Mphasa, Tayamika Tambala, Grace Chiudzu, Caroline Mwalwanda, Agnes Mboma, Rahat Qureshi, Iffat Ahmed, Humera Ismail, Metin Gulmezoglu, Olufemi T Oladapo, Godfrey Mbaruku, Jerome Chibwana, Grace Watts, Beatus Simon, James Ditai, Charles Otim Tom, Jane-Frances Acam, John Ekunait, Helen Uniza, Margaret Iyaku, Margaret Anyango, Javier Zamora, Tracy Roberts, Ilias Goranitis, Nicola Desmond, Arri Coomarasamy
BACKGROUND: The estimated annual global burden of miscarriage is 33 million out of 210 million pregnancies. Many women undergoing miscarriage have surgery to remove pregnancy tissues, resulting in miscarriage surgery being one of the most common operations performed in hospitals in low-income countries. Infection is a serious consequence and can result in serious illness and death. In low-income settings, the infection rate following miscarriage surgery has been reported to be high. Good quality evidence on the use of prophylactic antibiotics for surgical miscarriage management is not available...
April 23, 2018: Trials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29681011/risk-of-disordered-eating-attitudes-and-its-relation-to-mental-health-among-university-students-in-asean
#8
Supa Pengpid, Karl Peltzer
PURPOSE: Since there is a lack of information on eating disorders attitudes in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the aim of this study was to explore the prevalence of eating disorder attitude and its relation to mental distress among university student populations in Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. METHODS: A cross-sectional questionnaire survey and anthropometric measurement were conducted with undergraduate university students that were randomly recruited...
April 21, 2018: Eating and Weight Disorders: EWD
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29679591/the-intrauterine-device-as-emergency-contraception-how-much-do-young-women-know
#9
Suzan R Goodman, Alison M El Ayadi, Corinne H Rocca, Julia E Kohn, Courtney E Benedict, Jessica R Dieseldorff, Cynthia C Harper
BACKGROUND: Unprotected intercourse is common, especially among teens and young women. Access to intrauterine device (IUD) as emergency contraception (EC) can help interested patients more effectively prevent unintended pregnancy and can also offer ongoing contraception. This study evaluated young women's awareness of IUD as EC and interest in case of need. STUDY DESIGN: We conducted a secondary analysis of data from young women, ages 18-25years, not desiring pregnancy within 12months, and receiving contraceptive counseling within a cluster-randomized trial in 40U...
April 18, 2018: Contraception
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29674308/uptake-of-tailored-text-message-smoking-cessation-support-in-pregnancy-when-advertised-on-the-internet-miquit-observational-study
#10
Joanne L Emery, Tim Coleman, Stephen Sutton, Sue Cooper, Jo Leonardi-Bee, Matthew Jones, Felix Naughton
BACKGROUND: Smoking in pregnancy is a major public health concern. Pregnant smokers are particularly difficult to reach, with low uptake of support options and few effective interventions. Text message-based self-help is a promising, low-cost intervention for this population, but its real-world uptake is largely unknown. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to explore the uptake and cost-effectiveness of a tailored, theory-guided, text message intervention for pregnant smokers ("MiQuit") when advertised on the internet...
April 19, 2018: Journal of Medical Internet Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29673830/is-telehealth-effective-in-managing-malnutrition-in-community-dwelling-older-adults-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#11
REVIEW
Wolfgang Marx, Jaimon T Kelly, Megan Crichton, Dana Craven, Jorja Collins, Hannah Mackay, Elizabeth Isenring, Skye Marshall
Telehealth offers a feasible method to provide nutrition support to malnourished older adults. This systematic review and meta-analysis aims to determine the efficacy of telehealth methods in delivering malnutrition-related interventions to community-dwelling older adults. Studies in any language were searched in five electronic databases from inception to 2nd November 2017. Quality of the evidence was assessed using the Cochrane Risk of Bias tool and the GRADE approach. Nine studies were identified, with results published across 13 included publications, which had mostly low to unclear risk of bias...
May 2018: Maturitas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29669710/development-of-an-internet-administered-cognitive-behavior-therapy-program-engage-for-parents-of-children-previously-treated-for-cancer-participatory-action-research-approach
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Anna Wikman, Laura Kukkola, Helene Börjesson, Martin Cernvall, Joanne Woodford, Helena Grönqvist, Louise von Essen
BACKGROUND: Parenting a child through cancer is a distressing experience, and a subgroup of parents report negative long-term psychological consequences years after treatment completion. However, there is a lack of evidence-based psychological interventions for parents who experience distress in relation to a child's cancer disease after end of treatment. OBJECTIVE: One aim of this study was to develop an internet-administered, cognitive behavior therapy-based, psychological, guided, self-help intervention (ENGAGE) for parents of children previously treated for cancer...
April 18, 2018: Journal of Medical Internet Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29669523/central-retinal-artery-occlusion-rethinking-retinal-survival-time
#13
Stephan Tobalem, James S Schutz, Argyrios Chronopoulos
BACKGROUND: The critical time from onset of complete occlusion of the central retinal artery (CRA) to functionally significant inner retinal infarction represents a window of opportunity for treatment and also has medical-legal implications, particularly when central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) complicates therapeutic interventions. Here, we review the evidence for time to infarction from complete CRAO and discuss the implications of our findings. METHODS: A Medline search was performed using each of the terms "central retinal artery occlusion", "retinal infarction", "retinal ischemia", and "cherry red spot" from 1970 to the present including articles in French and German...
April 18, 2018: BMC Ophthalmology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29669512/a-systematic-review-of-transmission-dynamic-studies-of-methicillin-resistant-staphylococcus-aureus-in-non-hospital-residential-facilities
#14
Kin On Kwok, Jonathan M Read, Arthur Tang, Hong Chen, Steven Riley, Kai Man Kam
BACKGROUND: Non-hospital residential facilities are important reservoirs for MRSA transmission. However, conclusions and public health implications drawn from the many mathematical models depicting nosocomial MRSA transmission may not be applicable to these settings. Therefore, we reviewed the MRSA transmission dynamics studies in defined non-hospital residential facilities to: (1) provide an overview of basic epidemiology which has been addressed; (2) identify future research direction; and (3) improve future model implementation...
April 18, 2018: BMC Infectious Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29669133/uncovering-susceptibility-risk-to-online-deception-in-aging
#15
Natalie C Ebner, Donovan M Ellis, Tian Lin, Harold A Rocha, Huizi Yang, Sandeep Dommaraju, Adam Soliman, Damon L Woodard, Gary R Turner, R Nathan Spreng, Daniela S Oliveira
Objectives: Fraud in the aged is an emerging public health problem. An increasingly common form of deception is conducted online. However, identification of cognitive and socioemotional risk factors has not been undertaken yet. In this endeavor, this study extended previous work suggesting age effects on susceptibility to online deception. Methods: Susceptibility was operationalized as clicking on the link in simulated spear-phishing emails that young (18-37 years), young-old (62-74 years), and middle-old (75-89 years) Internet users received, without knowing that the emails were part of the study...
April 13, 2018: Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29661059/the-smartphone-in-the-memory-clinic-a-study-of-patient-and-care-partner-s-utilisation-habits
#16
Jared F Benge, Kara L Dinh, Erin Logue, Richard Phenis, Michelle N Dasse, Michael K Scullin
Smartphones have potential as cognitive aids for adults with cognitive impairments. However, little is known about how patients and their care partners utilise smartphones in their day-to-day lives. We collected self-reported smartphone utilisation data from patients referred for neuropsychological evaluations (N = 53), their care partners (N = 44), and an Amazon Mechanical Turk control sample (N = 204). Patient participants were less likely to own a smartphone than controls, with increasing age associated with less utilisation of smartphone features in all groups...
April 16, 2018: Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29660037/twelve-million-smokers-look-online-for-smoking-cessation-help-annually-health-information-national-trends-survey-data-2005-2017
#17
Amanda L Graham, Michael S Amato
Background: This study quantified the potential reach of Internet smoking cessation interventions to support calculations of potential population impact (reach × effectiveness). Using a nationally representative survey, we calculated the number and proportion of adult smokers that look for cessation assistance online each year. Methods: Five waves (2005, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017) of the National Cancer Institute's Health Information National Trends Survey were examined...
April 11, 2018: Nicotine & Tobacco Research: Official Journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29656461/applicability-of-internet-search-index-for-asthma-admission-forecast-using-machine-learning
#18
Li Luo, Chengcheng Liao, Fengyi Zhang, Wei Zhang, Chunyang Li, Zhixin Qiu, Debin Huang
OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to determine whether a search index could provide insight into trends in asthma admission in China. An Internet search index is a powerful tool to monitor and predict epidemic outbreaks. However, whether using an internet search index can significantly improve asthma admissions forecasts remains unknown. The long-term goal is to develop a surveillance system to help early detection and interventions for asthma and to avoid asthma health care resource shortages in advance...
April 15, 2018: International Journal of Health Planning and Management
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29651262/the-impact-of-the-parental-support-on-risk-factors-in-the-process-of-gender-affirmation-of-transgender-and-gender-diverse-people
#19
Bruna L Seibel, Bruno de Brito Silva, Anna M V Fontanari, Ramiro F Catelan, Ana M Bercht, Juliana L Stucky, Diogo A DeSousa, Elder Cerqueira-Santos, Henrique C Nardi, Silvia H Koller, Angelo B Costa
Research involving transgender and gender diverse people (TGD) increased in the last years, mostly concerning healthcare associated to this population. Few studies dedicated their analysis to the impact of parental support on transgender people, even though this is an important aspect in creating a safe environment on which these individuals can build their identity. In addition, the link between family support, TGD identity and homelessness is not completely established. Thus, due to the specificities of the family context of TGD individuals, the aim of this study is to investigate the association between family support and TGD in different moments of the process of gender affirmation...
2018: Frontiers in Psychology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29649373/iot-for-real-time-measurement-of-high-throughput-liquid-dispensing-in-laboratory-environments
#20
Justin Shumate, Pierre Baillargeon, Timothy P Spicer, Louis Scampavia
Critical to maintaining quality control in high-throughput screening is the need for constant monitoring of liquid-dispensing fidelity. Traditional methods involve operator intervention with gravimetric analysis to monitor the gross accuracy of full plate dispenses, visual verification of contents, or dedicated weigh stations on screening platforms that introduce potential bottlenecks and increase the plate-processing cycle time. We present a unique solution using open-source hardware, software, and 3D printing to automate dispenser accuracy determination by providing real-time dispense weight measurements via a network-connected precision balance...
April 1, 2018: SLAS Technology
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