Individual Study / Moradian et al.; JMIR Cancer. 2018

Usability Evaluation of a Mobile Phone-Based System for Remote Monitoring and Management of Chemotherapy-Related Side Effects in Cancer Patients: Mixed-Methods Study

Usability Evaluation of a Mobile Phone-Based System for Remote Monitoring and Management of Chemotherapy-Related Side Effects in Cancer Patients: Mixed-Methods Study

Initiatives -
This study aims to evaluate the usability of the ASyMS, a mobile phone-based technology, from the perspective of Canadian patients with cancer receiving chemotherapy to identify existing design, functionality, and usability issues and elicit their views, experiences, and satisfaction with the ASyMS. Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2018
End Year
2018
Funding
Partial funding for the study was supported through the Ontario Patient-Reported Outcomes of Symptoms and Toxicity Research Unit and the Nursing Department at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

Design

Study design
Clinical trial cohort

Marker Paper

Moradian S, Krzyzanowska MK, Maguire R, et al. Usability Evaluation of a Mobile Phone-Based System for Remote Monitoring and Management of Chemotherapy-Related Side Effects in Cancer Patients: Mixed-Methods Study. JMIR Cancer. 2018;4(2):e10932. Published 2018 Dec 21. doi:10.2196/10932

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
10
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

Canadian patients with cancer receiving chemotherapy. Patients were recruited from ambulatory follow-up clinics at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center, a cancer research center affiliated with the University of Toronto as part of the UHN.
Selection Criteria
Minimum age
18
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • Canada
Territory
Toronto
Ethnic Origin
Health Status
  • Canadian patients with cancer receiving chemotherapy
Other criteria
The Institutional Review Board Approval was obtained from the University Health Network (UHN) to conduct the study prior to recruitment (#15-9432). Patients were recruited from ambulatory follow-up clinics at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center, a cancer research center affiliated with the University of Toronto as part of the UHN.

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • Clinical patients

Number of participants

Number of participants
10
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
This study aims to evaluate the usability of the ASyMS, a mobile phone-based technology, from the perspective of Canadian patients with cancer receiving chemotherapy to identify existing design, functionality, and usability issues and elicit their views, experiences, and satisfaction with the ASyMS.
Start Date
2018
End Date
2018
Data sources
  • Mobile data collection
    • Smartphone
    • Smartphone apps