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Expert consensus on the metaverse in medicine

Recently, Professor Chunxue Bai and colleagues have proposed a definition of the Metaverse in Medicine as the medical Internet of Things (MIoT) facilitated using AR and/or VR glasses....

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An anatomization on breast cancer detection and diagnosis employing multi-layer perceptron neural network (MLP) and Convolutional neural network (CNN)

This paper aims to review Artificial neural networks, Multi-Layer Perceptron Neural network (MLP) and Convolutional Neural network (CNN) employed to detect breast malignancies for early diagnosis of...

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Comparative anatomization of data mining and fuzzy logic techniques used in diabetes prognosis

Diabetes is an ailment in which glucose level increase in at high rates in blood due to body’s inability to metabolize it. This happens when body does not produce sufficient amount of insulin or it...

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Long-term effects of telemonitoring on healthcare usage in patients with heart failure or COPD

Heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are leading causes of disability and lead to substantial healthcare costs. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of home...

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Chinese experts’ consensus on the Internet of Things-aided diagnosis and treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The aim is to diagnose COVID-19 earlier and to improve its treatment by applying medical technology, the “COVID-19 Intelligent Diagnosis and Treatment Assistant Program (nCapp)” based on the Internet...

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Application of artificial intelligence in renal disease

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been applied widely in almost every area of our daily lives, due to the growth of computing power, advances in methods and techniques, and the explosion of data, it...

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Application of Internet of Things in Chronic Respiratory Disease Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Management

Chronic respiratory diseases are staggering health burdens affecting the lives of hundreds of millions of people around the world, contributing substantially to mortality and morbidity globally, including...

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The effectiveness of smartphone applications to aid smoking cessation: A meta-analysis

Smartphone smoking cessation applications (SCAs) are widely available and extensively used by smokers to aid smoking cessation. However, their efficacy is unproven. The aim of this meta-analysis was...

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Coronavirus disease-2019 and its current scenario – A review

Coronaviruses are enveloped non-segmented positive-sense RNA viruses belonging to the family Coronaviridae. The human coronavirus infections are mild; the epidemics of the two β-coronaviruses, severe...

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A systematic review on the use of mHealth to increase physical activity in older people

Physical activity (PA) is important for maintaining good physical health. WHO recommends 150 min of PA per week to the older population but many older people do not meet this recommendation. The increasing...

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From chronic disease management to person-centered eHealth; a review on the necessity for blended care

A growing need for structural changes in the organization of the health care system has emerged from the fast-growing number of people with chronic illnesses. eHealth supported self-management programs...

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Short message services interventions for chronic disease management: A systematic review

The burden of chronic diseases has continued to grow globally. Technology has been used successfully in the management of chronic conditions through diagnosis, monitoring and education. This review...

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The design choices for the development of an Augmented Reality game for people with visuospatial neglect

Visuospatial neglect (VSN) is common after stroke and can seriously hamper everyday life. One of the most commonly used and highly recommended rehabilitation methods is Visual Scanning Training (VST)...

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The establishment of a telemedicine center during the COVID-19 pandemic at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan

Telemedicine involves the innovative application of technology to provide remote patient healthcare services especially those relating to emergency care and contagious disease spread. Telemedicine is...

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A national program to support self-management for patients with a chronic condition in primary care: A social return on investment analysis

Chronic care patients can play an important role in the self-management of their disease; however, large-scale implementation of self-management has been challenging. To aid and stimulate self-management...

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Emerging artificial intelligence methods for fighting lung cancer: A survey

Lung cancer has one of the highest incidence rates and mortality rates among all common cancers worldwide. Early detection of suspicious lung nodules is crucial in fighting lung cancer. In recent years,...

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eHealth only interventions and blended interventions to support self-management in adolescents with asthma: A systematic review

•Relevant databases (PubMed, Embase, Web of Science, Cochrane Library and PsycINFO) were searched.•The review focused specifically on adolescents with asthma.•Both eHealth only and blended self-management...

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Prospect and application of Internet of Things technology for prevention of SARIs

The Internet of Things (IoT) includes three core procedures: full spectrum perception, reliable transmission, and intelligent processing. It can be applied for the prevention and control of SARI (severe...

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The successes and lessons of a Dutch University Hospitals’ eHealth program: An evaluation study protocol

•The socioeconomic dimension is lacking in most telehealth evaluation frameworks.•There are seven aspects that indicate successful progress of an eHealth project.•Adequate monitoring of eHealth projects...

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General practitioners attitude towards the use of eHealth and online testing in primary care

As people live longer and multimorbidity is common, the workload for general practitioners (GPs) is increasing. eHealth services, like online diagnostic testing, might help to increase efficiency in...

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Social media use for patient empowerment in the Gulf Cooperation Council region

Social media has emerged to become the most important review mechanism for customers in various industries. Healthcare, largely a credence service, was once thought to be immune from the influence of...

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Systematic development of an mHealth app to prevent healthcare-associated infections by involving patients: ‘Participatient’

In hospital care, urinary catheters are frequently used, causing a substantial risk for catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI). Patient awareness and evaluation of appropriateness of their...

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REducing Delay through edUcation on eXacerbations (REDUX) in patients with COPD: a pilot study

Early recognition of COPD exacerbations and prompt treatment could reduce recovery time, hospitalization risk and improve quality of life. We aimed to assess whether education of patients and healthcare...

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