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How can we use mobile technology to measure and manage health?

Researchers at King’s College London, UK, are currently recruiting adults with epilepsy to complete an online survey.

They want to find out about factors that might influence people’s choices to use mobile technology (such as wearable activity trackers and smartphone apps) to help measure and manage their health.

This study is part of a larger project called RADAR-CNS that is exploring the use of mobile technology to better measure and manage symptoms in daily life for people with epilepsy. More information can be found on the RADAR-CNS website

Am I eligible to take part?

You can take part if you:

  • Are over the age of 18
  • Have a diagnosis of epilepsy
  • Speak fluent English
  • Live in the UK

What will I have to do?

  • Complete an online survey

            This will usually take around 30 minutes to complete

            Your answers to the survey will be anonymous

  • You will be asked about:

            Your use of and preferences for mobile technologies

            You and your epilepsy

  • We will also ask you to make choices about the use of mobile technologies that have different characteristics
  • If you decide to take part, you can stop the survey at any time, without giving a reason
  • What you say will help us to understand and design technology for use in healthcare

How do I get involved?

  • Follow this link which will take you to a Patient Information Leaflet. At the end of the leaflet there is a link to the survey. 

Is there a deadline?

  • The study is recruiting from now

Who is conducting the research?

  • Dr Sara Simblett, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF. Telephone: 0207 848 0762. Email: sara.simblett@kcl.ac.uk

Who has reviewed this study?

  • The research has been reviewed by an independent Research Ethics Committee. This is to protect your safety, rights, wellbeing and dignity. This study has been reviewed by King’s College London Research Ethics Committee (Ethics Reference Number: 8781).

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Event Date: 
Tuesday 12 May 2015 (All day)

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