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Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences, 2021, 2(1); doi: 10.25236/AJMHS.2021.020115.

Application Progress of Mobile Health in Self-management of Patients with Osteoarthritis


Gao Siyu1, Liu Fang1, Yang Lei2

Corresponding Author:
Liu Fang

1College of Nursing, Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, Xianyang 712046, China

2School of Nursing, Xi 'an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710061, China


Osteoarthritis is a chronic and degenerative joint disease which poses a major threat to the health of the elderly and poses a serious economic burden on health care worldwide.Continuous self-health management has a positive impact on many aspects of OA, so self-management is recognized as the only alternative to surgical treatment. But patients generally have poor self-management ability. With the vigorous promotion of "Internet + health care", the intervention of mobile medicine makes self-management more practical in patients. This paper reviews the application of mobile health in self-management of patients with osteoarthritis in order to provide reference for better self-management of osteoarthritis.


Mobile health; Osteoarthritis; Self-management; Review

Cite This Paper

Gao Siyu, Liu Fang, Yang Lei. Application Progress of Mobile Health in Self-management of Patients with Osteoarthritis. Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences (2021) Vol. 2, Issue 1: 88-93. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMHS.2021.020115.


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