Text messaging reminders to reduce non-attendance in chronic disease follow-up: a clinical trial.

Liew, S.; Tong, S.F.; Lee, V.K.M.; Ng, C.J.; Leong, K.C.; Teng, C.L. (2009) Text messaging reminders to reduce non-attendance in chronic disease follow-up: a clinical trial. The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners, 59 (569). pp. 916-20. ISSN 1478-5242

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Abstract

Text messaging was found to be as effective as telephone reminder in reducing non-attendance in patients who required long-term follow-up for their chronic illnesses in this study. It could be used as an alternative to conventional reminder systems.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
  1. Liew, S.
  2. Tong, S.F.
  3. Lee, V.K.M.
  4. Ng, C.J.
  5. Leong, K.C.
  6. Teng, C.L.
Journal or Publication Title: The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Additional Information: Department of Primary Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cellular Phone; Chronic Disease/therapy
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General) > Medical technology
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 04 May 2011 10:02
Last Modified: 04 May 2011 10:02
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1148

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