The mobile application is a valuable tool in the transmission of information in terms of having easy access in our daily lives and hosting applications containing information specific to many diseases. In a systematic analysis of the studies conducted on smartphones, it was determined that the method of using telephone in two studies was used, six people were reached via message and mobile application was used in five studies.
This systematic review is reported in line with the PRISMA. A total of 24 abstracts were retrieved through a systematic search for articles published in the six databases of PubMed, Cochrane CENTRAL Register of Controlled Trials, Ovid MEDLINE, Science Direct, ULAKBIM Turkish Medical Database, and Google Scholar. Only original resdearch articles included, in having a sample of health related mobile applications.
Twenty four articles were chosen based on the inclusion criteria by researcher. The results of this review related that health related mobile applications. All articles states that health related mobile applications contribute to the individual and plays an important role in health development.
It is determined that researches about mobile health CARE applications in the world should be used in this subject. It can be said that the completed studies are small-sample and very specific, and that large-scale studies with larger samples can contribute significantly to future patient care.
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