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Exercise app for patients at home or in healthcare settings

Develop a patients exercise app for COPD, Diabetes, CHD, Obesity, and falls prevention that gives patients specific exercises to do with motivational interactive support from PTs/Physios, 'exercise buddies' and 'exercise communities' . It would also include fun activities and location finders for zumba, nordic walking, boxercise, walking4health etc with daily/weekly support functions that patients are involved in choosing- ...more »

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howRU health tracker

howRU is a quick to use patient-reported outcome measure (PROM) for patients, irrespective of diagnosis, treatment and care setting.

 

It is as easy as 1, 2, 3.

(1) record how you feel and how much you can do;

(2) add free text notes

(3) chart your progress and share.

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ADHD Monitoring

An App intended for parents of children pre- and post-ADHD diagnosis (following initial assessment by HCP). The parent would rate behaviours in line with known rating scales to provide a benchmark. The same questions would be repeated over a set time period at specified intervals to provide reports monitoring behaviour patterns over time. Key factors such as medication and incidents would be flagged to help identify triggers ...more »

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Adjustments to treatment in type 2 diabetes

This is an app that has been jointly developed by the Department of Primary Care Health Sciences ( http://www.primarycare.ox.ac.uk ), the Institute of Biomedical Engineering in Oxford ( http://www.ibme.ox.ac.uk ) and a spin-out company, t+ Medical. The app helps people with type 2 diabetes who take tablets to control their blood glucose levels. Sometimes, if blood glucose levels are too high, the number of tablets which ...more »

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Patients Like Me

My favourite app is available at http://www.patientslikeme.com/. This allows people to monitor their mood, weight, medication, quality of life, symptoms and side-effects etc. There are forums for mutual support for various conditions. Anonymised data is available to researchers and the information so garnered has already helped in the treatment of several conditions. It is possible to print out graphs etc to take to consultations. ...more »

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