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A Modular Mobile Health App for Personalized Rehabilitation Throughout the Breast Cancer Care Continuum: Development Study.

JMIR Form Res 2021 Apr 13;5(4):e23304. Epub 2021 Apr 13.

Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Background: Although many mobile health (mHealth) apps have evolved as support tools for self-management of breast cancer, limited studies have developed a comprehensive app and described the algorithms for personalized rehabilitation throughout the breast cancer care continuum.

Objective: This study aimed to develop a comprehensive mobile app and to describe an algorithm that adjusts personalized content to facilitate self-management throughout the breast cancer care continuum.

Methods: The development process of the modular mHealth app included the following 4 steps: (1) organizing expert teams, (2) defining evidence-based fundamental content and modules, (3) classifying user information for algorithms to personalize the content, and (4) creating the app platform and connectivity to digital health care devices. Read More

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Comparison of efficacy between the genicular nerve block and the popliteal artery and the capsule of the posterior knee (IPACK) block for total knee replacement surgery: A prospective randomized controlled study.

Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 2021 Mar;55(2):134-140

Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Uludağ University, School of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey.

Objective: The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of popliteal artery and the capsule of the posterior knee (IPACK) block and genicular nerve block on postoperative pain scores, the need for rescue analgesics, range of motion (ROM), walking distance, and perioperative monitorization variables in patients undergoing total knee replacement (TKR) surgery.

Methods: Sixty American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) physical status I-III patients were enrolled in this study and then were randomly assigned into three groups: the IPACK block group (17 female, 3 male; mean age=67.5±1. Read More

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Extending the "Reach" of the Short-Scar Facelift with Energy Devices-An Early Report.

Fred G Fedok

Facial Plast Surg 2021 Apr 12;37(2):259-266. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Department of Surgery, Fedok Plastic Surgery, Foley, Alabama.

Facial rejuvenation has become more popular. A wider breadth of the patient population is seeking procedures to preserve their youthful facial attributes and to remedy age-related deleterious changes. Along with this increasing interest in facial rejuvenation is also the expressed desire for any interventions to be relatively low risk, with limited recovery, and with achievable positive results. Read More

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SOS um Mitternacht, oder: Müdigkeit und Smartphone sind keine gute Kombi.

Luise Hess

MMW Fortschr Med 2021 Apr;163(7):30

Fachärztin für Allgemeinmedizin, Darmstadt, Deutschland.

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Associations Among Wearable Activity Tracker Use, Exercise Motivation, and Physical Activity in a Cohort of Cancer Survivors: Secondary Data Analysis of the Health Information National Trends Survey.

JMIR Cancer 2021 Apr 12;7(2):e24828. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States.

Background: Cancer survivors who meet physical activity (PA) recommendations (≥150 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity [MVPA] per week) experience better health outcomes. With the growing availability of wearable activity trackers (WATs), it may be easier to track PA. However, it is unknown what motivates survivors to use these devices. Read More

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Relationship Between Major Depression Symptom Severity and Sleep Collected Using a Wristband Wearable Device: Multicenter Longitudinal Observational Study.

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2021 Apr 12;9(4):e24604. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

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Background: Sleep problems tend to vary according to the course of the disorder in individuals with mental health problems. Research in mental health has associated sleep pathologies with depression. However, the gold standard for sleep assessment, polysomnography (PSG), is not suitable for long-term, continuous monitoring of daily sleep, and methods such as sleep diaries rely on subjective recall, which is qualitative and inaccurate. Read More

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A scope of mobile health solutions in COVID-19 pandemics.

Inform Med Unlocked 2021 3;23:100558. Epub 2021 Apr 3.

Department of Health Information Technology, School of Management and Medical Informatics, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.

Background And Aim: COVID-19 has become an international emergency. The use of digital solutions can be effective in managing, preventing, and overcoming the further spread of infectious disease outbreaks. Accordingly, the use of mobile-health (m-health) technologies has the potential to promote public health. Read More

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Towards a new era of mass data collection: Assessing pandemic surveillance technologies to preserve user privacy.

Technol Forecast Soc Change 2021 Jun 22;167:120681. Epub 2021 Feb 22.

Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain.

Controlling the coronavirus pandemic is triggering a cross-border strategy by which national governments attempt to control the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. A response based on sharing facts about millions of private movements and a call to study information behavior during the global health crisis has been advised worldwide. The present study aims to identify the technologies to control the COVID-19 and future pandemics with massive data collection from users' mobile devices. Read More

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Patterns of self-monitoring technology use and weight loss in people with overweight or obesity.

Transl Behav Med 2021 Apr 10. Epub 2021 Apr 10.

Department of Behavioral Science, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

Mobile applications and paired devices allow individuals to self-monitor physical activity, dietary intake, and weight fluctuation concurrently. However, little is known regarding patterns of use of these self-monitoring technologies over time and their implications for weight loss. The objectives of this study were to identify distinct patterns of self-monitoring technology use and to investigate the associations between these patterns and weight change. Read More

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A Case Study of Two Emerging Nurse Leaders Specializing in Virtual Health during the COVID-19 Global Pandemic.

Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont) 2021 Mar;34(1):30-37

Co-Principal Investigator, School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

In the field of digital health research, nurse leaders have an opportunity to be integral to the design, implementation and evaluation of virtual care interventions. This case study details the experiences of two emerging nurse leaders during the COVID-19 pandemic in providing research and clinical leadership for a national virtual health trial. These nurse leaders trained and led a national team of 70 nurses across eight participating centres delivering the virtual care and remote monitoring intervention, using the normalization process theory. Read More

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Diagnostic Accuracy of Ambulatory Devices in Detecting Atrial Fibrillation: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2021 Apr 9;9(4):e26167. Epub 2021 Apr 9.

Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei City, Taiwan.

Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia worldwide. Early diagnosis of AF is crucial for preventing AF-related morbidity, mortality, and economic burden, yet the detection of the disease remains challenging. The 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) is the gold standard for the diagnosis of AF. Read More

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[Design and application of a mobile ultrasound guided puncture vehicle].

Yan Xu Jun Xu

Zhonghua Wei Zhong Bing Ji Jiu Yi Xue 2021 Mar;33(3):357-359

Department of Emergency, the First Hospital of Jiaxing, Jiaxing 314001, Zhejiang, China. Corresponding author: Xu Jun, Email:

In daily medical work, it is common to carry out bedside ultrasound guided puncture surgery, which is easy to miss and inconvenient to operate when transporting medical devices. The department of emergency of the First Hospital of Jiaxing designed a kind of mobile ultrasound guided puncture vehicle, and obtained the National Utility Model Patent of China (ZL 2020 2 0100473.X). Read More

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