Wireless Technologies, Ubiquitous Computing and Mobile Health: Application to Drug Abuse Treatment and Compliance with HIV Therapies
Department of Emergency Medicine; Department of Psychiatry
Medical Subject Headings
Telemedicine; Cellular Phone; Substance-Related Disorders; Patient Compliance; Medication Adherence; HIV Infections; Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active
Emergency Medicine | Psychiatry
Beneficial advances in the treatment of substance abuse and compliance with medical therapies, including HAART, are possible with new mobile technologies related to personal physiological sensing and computational methods. When incorporated into mobile platforms that allow for ubiquitous computing, these technologies have great potential for extending the reach of behavioral interventions from clinical settings where they are learned into natural environments.
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Citation: J Med Toxicol. 2010 Jul 10. [Epub ahead of print]