Tag: texting

1. In this randomized controlled trial, a Spanish-language texting application significantly decreased the rate of emergency room (ER) visits among the intervention population. 2. A greater proportion of infants in the intervention group received the recommended second dose of the influenza vaccine as compared to the control group. Evidence Rating Level: 1...
1. In this randomized controlled trial, a Spanish-language texting application significantly decreased the rate of emergency room (ER) visits among the intervention population. 2. A greater proportion of infants in the intervention group received the recommended second dose of the influenza vaccine as compared to the control group. Evidence Rating Level:...
1. Text message reminders to parents that contained educational information resulted in increased second-dose influenza vaccination uptake among children aged 6 months to 8 years. 2. Parents receiving text message reminders were more likely to get their child’s second dose of influenza vaccine within 2 weeks of its due date...
Image: PD 1. In a randomized controlled trial, the use of a supportive text-messaging intervention was associated with decreased anxiety and stress among women undergoing medical abortions. 2. Women who received supportive text messages reported feeling more prepared for the side effects of their procedure and were nearly universally in favor...
Image: PD 1. The TExT-MED program did not result in a statistically significant improvement in HbA1c levels. 2. The program was associated with trends toward improvement in HbA1c as well as secondary outcomes, especially improved medication adherence.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: mHealth – the use of mobile telephones as a vehicle...
Image: PD By Laurel Wickberg and Leah Carr Dr. William Raszka, M.D. 1. 44.5% of U.S. high school teens over 16 years old reported having texted while driving in the past 30 days. 2. Texting while driving in teens was associated with a higher rate of other risky driving behavior. Evidence Rating Level: 2...