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Title: Assessing Mobile Health Capacity and Task Shifting Strategies to Improve Hypertension Among Ghanaian Stroke Survivors
Authors: Nichols, Michelle
Sarfo, Fred Stephen
Singh, Arti
Qanungo, Suparna
Treiber, Frank
Ovbiagele, Bruce
Saulson, Raelle
Patel, Sachin
Jenkins, Carolyn
Keywords: Stroke
Mobile health
Task shifting
Nurse led
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Am J Med Sci.
Citation: Am J Med Sci 2017
Abstract: Background: There has been a tremendous surge in stroke prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa.Hypertension(HTN),the most potent,modifiable risk factor for stroke,is a particular challenge in sub-Saharan Africa.Culturally sensitive,efficacious HTN control programs that are timely and sustainable are needed,especially amongstrokesurvivors.Mobile health technology andtask-shiftingofferpromisingapproachestoaddressthis need. Methods: Using a concurrent triangulation design,we collected data from stroke survivors,caregivers,community leaders, clinicians and hospital personnel to explore the barriers,facilitators and perceptions toward mHealth related to HTN management among post stroke survivors in Ghana. Exploration included perceptions of a nurse-led navigational model to facilitate care delivery and willingness of stroke survivors and care givers to use mobile health technology.
Description: An article published in Am J Med Sci 2017
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/13414
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