Effectiveness of mHealth interventions for asthma self-management: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Qian Xiao, Jiani Wang, Vico Chiang, Thomas Choi, Yanling Wang, Liu Sun, Ying Wu

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To assess the effectiveness of mHealth interventions for asthma self-management, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of relevant studies identified by a search of English and Chinese databases. 18 studies were included in meta-analysis, and the results showed that mHealth interventions (vs routine care) improved the level of asthma control and adherence to treatment, and reduced exacerbation rate and admission rate. Evidence from this study shows that mobile health-based interventions may be useful tools for asthma self-management.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNursing Informatics 2018 - ICT to Improve Quality and Safety at the Point of Care
EditorsAngelica G. Davalos Alcazar, Ann Kristin Rotegard, Sayonara Barbosa, Diane J. Skiba
PublisherIOS Press
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781614998716
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018
Event14th International Congress on Nursing and Allied Health Informatics, NI 2018 - Guadalajara, Mexico
Duration: 6 Jun 20188 Jun 2018

Publication series

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


Conference14th International Congress on Nursing and Allied Health Informatics, NI 2018


  • Asthma
  • MHealth
  • Self-management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management

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