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H. Huttunen & R. Halonen: Willingness to Use Smartphone Application Assistant to Support Migraine Treatment. 31ST BLED ECONFERENCE: DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: MEETING THE CHALLENGES JUNE 17–20, 2018, BLED, SLOVENIA, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Willingness to use smartphone application assistant to support migraine treatment

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Author: Huttunen, Hanna-Leena1; Halonen, Raija1
Organizations: 1University of Oulu, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, P.O. Box 3000, 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
Format: article
Version: accepted version
Access: open
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Language: English
Published: University of Maribor Press, 2018
Publish Date: 2018-08-30


Migraine is one of the most neurologically challenging diseases. Migraines are divided into two main forms: aura and without aura. The purpose of this study was to investigate the willingness of migraine patients to use sensors and intelligent migraine diary to be used as support for their own care. There were 565 responses to the questionnaire. Out of those responded, 12 migraine patients were selected for a qualitative interview. The research utilised mixed method that revealed that almost all of the respondents were willing to use sensors to be used as well as an electronic migraine diary for self-care.

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ISBN: 978-961-286-170-4
Pages: 401 - 414
DOI: 10.18690/978-961-286-170-4.29
Host publication: 31st Bled eConference: Digital Transformation : Meeting the challenges. June 17-20, 2018 Bled, Slovenia, Conference Proceedings
Host publication editor: Pucihar, Andreja
Kljajić Borštnar, Mirjana
Ravesteijn, Pascal
Seitz, Juergen
Bons, Roger
Conference: Bled eConference
Type of Publication: A4 Article in conference proceedings
Field of Science: 113 Computer and information sciences
Copyright information: © 2018 University of Maribor Press. Published in this repository with the kind permission of the publisher.