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Experiences of a national web-based heart age calculator for cardiovascular disease prevention: User characteristics, heart age results, and behaviour change survey – Carissa Bonner et al

Heart age calculators are used worldwide to engage the public in cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention. Experimental studies with small samples have found mixed effects of these tools, and previous reports of population samples that used web-based heart age tools have not evaluated psychological and behavioural outcomes. This study aims to [...]

Supporting patients to be involved in decisions about their health and care: Development of a best practice health literacy App for Australian adults living with Chronic Kidney Disease – Danielle Muscat et al

Inadequate health literacy is common in those with chronic kidney disease (CKD), especially among culturally and linguistically-diverse groups. Patient information for people with CKD, including those with kidney failure requiring dialysis, is often written beyond their literacy level, and many CKD-related apps are not accurate or evidence-based. These represent important [...]

Using Facebook to recruit to a national online survey investigating complementary medicine product use in pregnancy and lactation: a case study of method – Larisa Barnes et al

Online recruitment can be targeted efficiently to recruit specific samples for survey research. It has been shown to be a cost-effective method of recruitment, and useful for geographically dispersed populations. This study describes the use of Facebook to recruit a targeted sample of expectant and breastfeeding mothers to a national [...]

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ISDM Conference 28-30 June 2021, Denmark

The next International Shared Decision Making Conference will be held from 28-30 June 2021 in Kolding, Denmark. Workshop submissions: closing 1 November 2020 Registration and abstract submissions:  open 1 November 2020 Further information  

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