Health smart devices and applicationsaEuro broken vertical bar towards a new model of prevention?

Abstract : Smart devices and applications (SDApps) are an integral part of all aspects of everyday life, especially in the field of health, constituting the ‘eHealth movement’. In Western countries, the growing prevalence of chronic diseases advocate for a more important place for eHealth alongside conventional preventive services. However, to date, few evaluations have been published. What is the real value of these devices as tools for prevention? The use of SDApps in prevention is based on two aims, self-quantification and socialization as a source of valorization. The socio-technological quantified-self movement started ten years ago in the USA. Its purpose is to provide an objective monitoring of health and health behaviours by quantifying health-related activities or constants. It promotes self-knowledge based on numbers provided by body sensors on scales, blood pressure monitors,...
Keywords : public health
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European Journal of Public Health, Oxford University Press (OUP): Policy B - Oxford Open Option D, 2017, 27 (3), pp.390--391. 〈10.1093/eurpub/ckx019〉
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Linda Cambon. Health smart devices and applicationsaEuro broken vertical bar towards a new model of prevention?. European Journal of Public Health, Oxford University Press (OUP): Policy B - Oxford Open Option D, 2017, 27 (3), pp.390--391. 〈10.1093/eurpub/ckx019〉. 〈hal-01586045〉

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