International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Review Article

Using Information and Communication Technology in Home Care for Communication between Patients, Family Members, and Healthcare Professionals: A Systematic Review

Table 4

Overview of ICT applications used in homecare.

Number of studies (main focus for the study)Fields of application*
Video technology
( )**
Text messages
( )**
Health monitoring
( )**

Type of technology492617
All types4
Mix of text and picture and/or audio***6
Digital images3
Not specified type of technology2

Total of studies107

Type of technology is divided into three fields of application (most prominent in the included studies).
**Total number of studies including this type of technology. The number includes studies using more than one type of technology.
***Included in health monitoring.

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