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mHealth for smoking cessation programs: a systematic review

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Abstract


  • mHealth transforms healthcare delivery around the world due to its affordability and right time availability. It has been used for delivery of various smoking cessation programs and interventions over the past decade. With the proliferation of smartphone usage around the world, many smartphone applications are being developed for curbing smoking among smokers. Various interventions like SMS, progress tracking, distractions, peer chats and others are being provided to users through smartphone applications. This paper presents a systematic review that analyses the applications of mobile phones in smoking cessations. The synthesis of the diverse concepts within the literature on smoking cessations using mobile phones provides deeper insights in the emerging mHealth landscape.

Authors


  •   Ghorai, Koel (external author)
  •   Akter, Shahriar
  •   Khatun, Fatema (external author)
  •   Ray, Pradeep (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Ghorai, K., Akter, S., Khatun, F. & Ray, P. (2014). mHealth for smoking cessation programs: a systematic review. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 4 (3), 412-423.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84982191236

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1685&context=buspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/buspapers/683

Number Of Pages


  • 11

Start Page


  • 412

End Page


  • 423

Volume


  • 4

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • Switzerland

Abstract


  • mHealth transforms healthcare delivery around the world due to its affordability and right time availability. It has been used for delivery of various smoking cessation programs and interventions over the past decade. With the proliferation of smartphone usage around the world, many smartphone applications are being developed for curbing smoking among smokers. Various interventions like SMS, progress tracking, distractions, peer chats and others are being provided to users through smartphone applications. This paper presents a systematic review that analyses the applications of mobile phones in smoking cessations. The synthesis of the diverse concepts within the literature on smoking cessations using mobile phones provides deeper insights in the emerging mHealth landscape.

Authors


  •   Ghorai, Koel (external author)
  •   Akter, Shahriar
  •   Khatun, Fatema (external author)
  •   Ray, Pradeep (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2014

Citation


  • Ghorai, K., Akter, S., Khatun, F. & Ray, P. (2014). mHealth for smoking cessation programs: a systematic review. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 4 (3), 412-423.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84982191236

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1685&context=buspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/buspapers/683

Number Of Pages


  • 11

Start Page


  • 412

End Page


  • 423

Volume


  • 4

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • Switzerland