A Systematic Review of mHealth apps Evaluations for Cardiac Issues†
AbstractCurrently, with the widespread penetration of mobile devices with Internet access, including the smartphones, they can allow specific and/or complementary activities in the health field as well as in other commercial sectors. To verify the impact of the studies about medical scientific publications relatives to cardiac mobile applications (app). This review corresponds to information in scientific journals of high impact. The intention of this review is respond to the follow question: How these research works have evaluated the performance of health mobile applications, with a special interest in cardiac issues? This review of these searches corresponds to an analysis by 4 categories, which are: Assessment of the wearables—Body Care, Use of sensors in the applications, app in health, Health Care—Comparisons of review app and app specialized commercial/clinical use. Only 6% of the app are associated with a medical professional, 15% is published by a professional medical society and 63% according to the opinions of the user. It provides evidence of how some apps have been evaluated, and in some cases the effectiveness of the estimated accuracy is not in line with the real situation. In Panama, a platform has been presented that permit the integration of health applications for patient follow-up. AmI-HEALTH has been developed to provide a mechanism for self-management of hypertensive patient data, by re-cording elements such as blood pressure (systolic, diastolic and pulse). In this point is very important to remember to the near relation between the Cardiac Issues and the hypertension condition. This makes us reflect on the true implications that bring us closer to these technological innovations. Today, our world is so changing and globalized.
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Villarreal, V.; Castillo-Sanchez, G.; Hamrioui, S.; Berbey-Alvarez, A.; Díez, I.D.L.T.; Lorenz, P. A Systematic Review of mHealth apps Evaluations for Cardiac Issues. Proceedings 2018, 2, 481.
Villarreal V, Castillo-Sanchez G, Hamrioui S, Berbey-Alvarez A, Díez IDLT, Lorenz P. A Systematic Review of mHealth apps Evaluations for Cardiac Issues. Proceedings. 2018; 2(19):481.Chicago/Turabian Style
Villarreal, Vladimir; Castillo-Sanchez, Gema; Hamrioui, Sofiane; Berbey-Alvarez, Aranzazu; Díez, Isabel De La Torre; Lorenz, Pascal. 2018. "A Systematic Review of mHealth apps Evaluations for Cardiac Issues." Proceedings 2, no. 19: 481.
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