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Title: Improving health using therapies 2.0 with ubiquitous wireless access
Authors: Macías, Elsa M.
Suárez Sarmiento, Álvaro 
Calvo Francés, Fernando 
UNESCO Clasification: 33 Ciencias tecnológicas
3212 Salud pública
Keywords: Healthcare and Social Care
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: IGI Global
Abstract: Improved 4G communication technologies in conjunction to Web 2.0 technologies are contributing to design and implement new and exciting healthcare services for citizens that can be accessed any time and any place. Tobacco is a risk factor causing increased morbidity and mortality in developed countries. Smoking cessation is a hard challenge for several people that can be achieve with the help of Web 2.0 and wireless access technologies to multimedia information. There are a lot of basic Web 1.0 portals for smoking cessation. The authors present an overview of serious damages or even death provoked by nicotine poisoning, an overview of on-line group therapies, and their user-centric Web 2.0 Portal intended for smoking cessation. They demonstrate innovative and effective facts of their Web 2.0 portal: Wireless access, scheduled agendas, and video on-demand services.
ISBN: 9781466639911
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-3990-4.ch050
Source: Handbook of Research on ICTs and Management Systems for Improving Efficiency in Healthcare and Social Care / Edited by Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha, Isabel Maria Miranda and Patricia Gonçalves, v. 2-2, p. 953-970, (Abril 2013)
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