Critical appraisal:Mohammadzadeh N, Safdari R, Rahimi A 2013 1

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Mohammadzadeh N, Safdari R, Rahimi A. Cancer care management through a mobile phone health approach: key considerations. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2013;14(9):4961-4 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24175759.


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Key Facts

Study Design

other — This appears to be a 'review' presenting a summary of key considerations for designing mobile health systems. However, no method is included and some points are not referenced, while others reference 'lectures' therefore this cannot be considered a 'systematic' review

Number of Patients:

Not applicable


Includes an economic evaluation

no

Evidence ratings

Level of evidence

IV

Risk of bias
High risk of bias Comments: report/narrative only providing very low level evidence in some areas
Size of effect
5 Reason for decision: no patients numbers, methods, actual interventions or outcomes reported
Relevance of evidence
5 Additional comments: Difficult to quantify given that some of the recommendations in this report are referenced to a lecture, However the narrative reflects considerations given in other papers.
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Belinda Morris


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Article
Mohammadzadeh N, Safdari R, Rahimi A. Cancer care management through a mobile phone health approach: key considerations. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2013;14(9):4961-4 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24175759.
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