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The Most Common Smartphone Applications Used By Medical Students and Barriers of Using Them

Mohamad Jebraeily, Zahra Zare Fazlollahi, Bahlol Rahimi Abstract Introduction: Medical knowledge is rapidly expanding and updating. It is very important that students can timely access to information and the latest scientific evidence without any time and place limitation. The smartphone is one of ICT tools that adopted greatly by healthcare professionals. Today, the most medical [...]

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The Most Influential Scientists in the Development of Medical Informatics (19): John Bryden

Izet Masic Abstract John Bryden (1932-2012) was Public health consultant in Glasgow. Scotland. John Bryden graduated in medicine at Glasgow University in 1956 and after completing his national service worked in orthopedics and became a GP covering Mosspark and Govan. An early interest in optical character recognition and computer programming led to a three-year fellowship [...]

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Lower Jaw Grip Strength in Healthy and Sick Population Measured by Special Force Transducer

Dino Dizdarevic, Tarik Masic, Edi Muslic Abstract Introduction: One of the basic chronic diseases of the MFH domain that is treated on an outpatient basis is temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD). It represents a number of pathological conditions that lead to the dysfunction of the normal function of the stomatognatic system. Observing the etiologic factors of this [...]

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A Prerequisite for Patient Centred Care is Empowering and Engaging Patients in the Digital Health: Report from EFMI Special Topic Conference (STC) 2017

Simon de Lusignan Abstract The European Federation for Medical Informatics (EFMI) held its Special Topic Conference (STC) in October 2017 in Israel. EFMI holds STC’s to focus on a particular issue, whereas its major annual conference Medical Informatics Europe (MIE) has a much wider remit. This conference challenged the informatics community to engage patients in [...]

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Telemental Health Care, an Effective Alternative to Conventional Mental Care: a Systematic Review

Mostafa Langarizadeh, Mohsen S. Tabatabaei, Kamran Tavakol, Majid Naghipour, Fatemeh Moghbeli Abstract Background and Objectives: Due to the high costs of conventional mental health care, there has been a rise in the application of web-based technologies in recent years, i.e., telemental health care. We conducted this systematic review in 2017, using high quality research articles [...]

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Relationship Between Cybernetics Management and Organizational Trust Among Librarians of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences

Mitra Ghiasi, Afsaneh Shahrabi, Hasan Siamian Abstract Background and purpose: Organization must keep current skills, abilities, and in the current field of competition, and move one step ahead of other competitors; for this purpose, must be a high degree of trust inside the organization. Cybernetic management is a new approach in management of organizations that [...]

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An Evaluation Protocol for Picture Archiving and Communication System: a Systematic Review

Mohsen S. Tabatabaei, Mostafa Langarizadeh, Kamran Tavakol Abstract Introduction: Picture archiving and communication system (PACS) serves to store, transmit, communicate and manage medical images. A logical evaluation protocol assists to determine whether the system is technically, structurally and operationally fit. The purpose of this systematic review was to propose a logical evaluation protocol for PACS, [...]

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Comparison of Basic and Ensemble Data Mining Methods in Predicting 5-Year Survival of Colorectal Cancer Patients

Mohamad Amin Pourhoseingholi, Sedigheh Kheirian, Mohammad Reza Zali Abstract Introduction: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common malignancies and cause of cancer mortality worldwide. Given the importance of predicting the survival of CRC patients and the growing use of data mining methods, this study aims to compare the performance of models for predicting [...]

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Assessment of the Mental Foramen Location in a Sample of Fully Dentate Lebanese Adults Using Cone-beam Computed Tomography Technology

Georges Aoun, Abbass El-Outa, Nakhle Kafrouny, Antoine Berberi Abstract Objective: The literature reports that the location of mental foramen shows differences among races. The aim of this study was to assess the mental foramen position in a sample of Lebanese population using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) technology. Materials and methods: In this study, we investigated [...]

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Telemedicine in Cardiology – Perspectives in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nabil Naser, Salih Tandir, Edin Begic Abstract Introduction: Aim of article was to present perspectives of telemedicine in the field of cardiology in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Material and methods: Article has descriptive character and present review of literature. Results: Information technology can have the application in the education of students, starting from basic medical sciences [...]

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