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Gerontechnology, digitalization, and the silver economy

ABSTRACT The ongoing evolution from an industrial society to digital society will lead to radical changes in how we solve and organize the welfare society. This development is converging with another trend: a global increase of older people. And since the quota of working versus retired people is sinking, there…

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Gerontechnology, digitalization, and the silver economy
Using Mobile Health and the Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life: Perceptions of Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment

Using Mobile Health and the Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life: Perceptions of Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment

ABSTRACT  Digital health technologies such as mobile health (mHealth) are considered to have the potential to support the needs of older adults with cognitive impairment. However, the evidence for improving health with the use of mHealth applications is of limited quality. Few studies have reported on the consequences of technology…

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Nurses’ Use and Ways of Understanding Web-Based National Guidelines for Child Healthcare

ABSTRACT The national Rikshandboken for child healthcare is both a Web-based guideline containing knowledge and methodological guidance and a national child healthcare program in the process of being implemented in Sweden. The aim of this study was to examine child healthcare nurses' use and ways of understanding the national Web-based…

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Nurses’ Use and Ways of Understanding Web-Based National Guidelines for Child Healthcare
Age Assessment of Youth and Young Adults Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Knee: A Deep Learning Approach.

Age Assessment of Youth and Young Adults Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Knee: A Deep Learning Approach.

ABSTRACT Background: Bone age assessment (BAA) is an important tool for diagnosis and in determining the time of treatment in a number of pediatric clinical scenarios, as well as in legal settings where it is used to estimate the chronological age of an individual where valid documents are lacking. Traditional methods…

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Analyzing Nursing Students’ Relation to Electronic Health and Technology (the eNursEd Study)

ABSTRACT Background: The nursing profession has undergone several changes in the past decades, and new challenges are to come in the future; patients are now cared for in their home, hospitals are more specialized, and primary care will have a key role. Health informatics is essential in all core competencies in…

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Analyzing Nursing Students’ Relation to Electronic Health and Technology (the eNursEd Study)
Maintaining cognitive function with internet use: a two-country, six-year longitudinal study

Maintaining cognitive function with internet use: a two-country, six-year longitudinal study

ABSTRACT Objectives: Maintaining good cognitive function with aging may be aided by technology such as computers, tablets, and their applications. Little research so far has investigated whether internet use helps to maintain cognitive function over time. Design: Two population-based studies with a longitudinal design from 2001/2003 (T1) to 2007/2010 (T2).…

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Bone age assessment with various machine learning techniques: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis

Abstract BACKGROUND The assessment of bone age and skeletal maturity and its comparison to chronological age is an important task in the medical environment for the diagnosis of pediatric endocrinology, orthodontics and orthopedic disorders, and legal environment in what concerns if an individual is a minor or not when there…

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Bone age assessment with various machine learning techniques: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis
A Novel Instrument for Measuring Older People’s Attitudes Toward Technology (TechPH): Development and Validation

A Novel Instrument for Measuring Older People’s Attitudes Toward Technology (TechPH): Development and Validation

ABSTRACT Background: The use of health technology by older people is coming increasingly in focus with the demographic changes. Health information technology is generally perceived as an important factor in enabling increased quality of life and reducing the cost of care for this group. Age-appropriate design and facilitation of technology adoption…

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Designing a model app for older persons with cognitive impairment: insights from a usability perspective

ABSTRACT Purpose Research indicates that health-oriented applications on mobile units such as smartphones and PDAs, so called mHealth applications, can be useful to support older persons with cognitive impairment and their informal caregivers. However, several studies suggest that a prerequisite for older persons to start using computer-based technology is that…

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Designing a model app for older persons with cognitive impairment: insights from a usability perspective
Healthcare professionals’ views of smart glasses in intensive care

Healthcare professionals’ views of smart glasses in intensive care

ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to describe healthcare professionals’ views of smart glasses before their implementation in an intensive care unit, both regarding quality of use of the glasses and to identify possible intensive care situations where the glasses could be used to increase patient safety. MethodsData were…

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Implementation of a web-based national child health-care programme in a local context: A complex facilitator role

ABSTRACT Aim: The aim of this study was to investigate child health-care coordinators’ experiences of being a facilitator for the implementation of a new national child health-care programme in the form of a web-based national guide. Methods: The study was based on eight remote, online focus groups, using Skype for…

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Implementation of a web-based national child health-care programme in a local context: A complex facilitator role
Comparing video consultation with inperson assessment for Swedish patients with hard-to-heal ulcers

Comparing video consultation with inperson assessment for Swedish patients with hard-to-heal ulcers

ABSTRACTOBJECTIVES:To investigate differences in ulcer healing time and waiting time between video consultation and inperson assessment for patients with hard-to-heal ulcers.SETTING:Patients treated at Blekinge Wound Healing Centre, a primary care centre covering the whole of Blekinge county (150 000 inhabitants), were compared with patients registered and treated according to the…

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