Mobile applications developed for Health Education in the world: integrative literature review

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https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v10i13.21334

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Apps; Smartphones; Education; Health.

Abstract

The aim of this study is to verify what has been developed in the world scientific literature in mobile applications for health education aimed at the adult audience, in the last 10 years. This is an integrative literature review, with a final sample of 28 articles; Results were analyzed by year, study location, application category, outcome, and outcome. A search was also made for product skills that would lead to greater interaction with the target audience and with a change in the user's behavior towards their health conditions; thus, it can be seen that among the 28 selected articles, 19 works presented points of improvement to be implemented in the respective technology, while 7 did not. Thus, it was concluded that the investment in application development with this objective is promising when considering the engagement that technologies have nowadays, with great innovative potential.

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16/10/2021

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REZENDE, G. do E. S. .; ALVES, A. L. F.; RABELO, A. . F. de A. . Mobile applications developed for Health Education in the world: integrative literature review. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 10, n. 13, p. e352101321334, 2021. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v10i13.21334. Disponível em: https://rsdjournal.org/index.php/rsd/article/view/21334. Acesso em: 6 dec. 2021.

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