Journal article

Usefulness of Wearable Cameras as a Tool to Enhance Chronic Disease Self-Management: Scoping Review

Ralph Maddison, Susie Cartledge, Michelle Rogerson, Nicole Sylvia Goedhart, Tarveen Ragbir Singh, Christopher Neil, Phung Dinh, Kylie Ball



BACKGROUND: Self-management is a critical component of chronic disease management and can include a host of activities, such as adhering to prescribed medications, undertaking daily care activities, managing dietary intake and body weight, and proactively contacting medical practitioners. The rise of technologies (mobile phones, wearable cameras) for health care use offers potential support for people to better manage their disease in collaboration with their treating health professionals. Wearable cameras can be used to provide rich contextual data and insight into everyday activities and aid in recall. This information can then be used to prompt memory recall or guide the development of in..

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Awarded by Heart Foundation Vanguard Grant, Australia

Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

This research was conducted as part of a Heart Foundation Vanguard Grant, Australia (101348). KB was supported by a Principal Research Fellowship from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (ID 1042442). The contents of this paper are the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funding bodies.