Mobile phone technology in chronic disease management
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Mobile phone technology in chronic disease management

Holly Blake Lecturer, School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham

Mobile phones are being used to improve nurse-patient communication and monitor health outcomes in chronic disease. Innovative applications of mobile technology are expected to increase over time in community management of cancer, heart disease, asthma and diabetes. This article focuses on mobile phone technology and its contribution to health care.

Nursing Standard. 23, 12,43-46. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.11.23.12.43.c6728

Correspondence

Holly.Blake@nottingham.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review