Smoking cessation: Services and applications for mobile devices

Antonios Kefaliakos, Ioannis Pliakos, Kostis Chardalias, Martha Charalampidou, Marianna Diomidous

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Abstract

The aim of this review is to present mobile health applications which help individuals to change their smoking habit. An online search on scientific databases and mobile application stores was conducted to collect information about m-Health and the smoking cessation. 12 papers found discussing about mobile applications and solutions for quit smoking referred to 4 different technological approaches. Based on the research results, mobile devices and their applications constitute an excellent mean that can help smokers by providing counseling and give them the necessary motivation to smoking cessation.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnifying the Applications and Foundations of Biomedical and Health Informatics
PublisherIOS Press
Pages217-219
Number of pages3
Volume226
ISBN (Electronic)9781614996637
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Event14th International Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare, ICIMTH 2016 - Athens, Greece
Duration: 1 Jul 20163 Jul 2016

Publication series

NameStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
Volume226
ISSN (Print)0926-9630
ISSN (Electronic)1879-8365

Other

Other14th International Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare, ICIMTH 2016
CountryGreece
CityAthens
Period1/07/163/07/16

Keywords

  • Applications
  • M-Health.
  • Mobile Devices
  • Smoking Cessation

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