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Cherry: mobile application for children with cancer
University of Bergen, Norway. (INFOMEDIA)
Linköping University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Medical Informatics. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology. University of Bergen, Norway.
2013 (English)In: MEDINFO 2013: proceedings of the 14th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics / [ed] Christoph Ulrich Lehmann, Elske Ammenwerth, Christian Nøhr, IOS Press, 2013, 1168- p.Conference paper, Poster (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The Cherry project seeks to address the information needs of young cancer patients, their parents, and health care providers. It aims at helping the patients to understand various aspects of their disease and treatment, and allow them to assess and record their disease related quality of life. It uses elements of social media to offer a meeting point with the physician and peers. Information is presented in a way that is both understandable and appealing to young children in school age and adolescents. Preschool children will be studied as a separate user group to address their needs and possibilities to meet them. The Cherry system wants to utilize Internet and mobile technologies to benefit patient outcome.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
IOS Press, 2013. 1168- p.
, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, ISSN 0926-9630 (print), 1879-8365 (online) ; 192
Keyword [en]
mobile application, diary, semnatic summary, children cancer
National Category
Engineering and Technology
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-98729DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-289-9-1168PubMedID: 23920942ISBN: 978-1-61499-288-2 (print)ISBN: 978-1-61499-289-9 (online)OAI: diva2:655655
MedInfo 2013 - The 14th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics, 20-23 August 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark
Available from: 2013-10-12 Created: 2013-10-12 Last updated: 2013-10-18

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