A randomised controlled trial of an SMS-based mobile epilepsy education system.

  title={A randomised controlled trial of an SMS-based mobile epilepsy education system.},
  author={Pei Lin Lua and Widiasmoro Selamat Neni},
  journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare},
  volume={19 1},
We evaluated an epilepsy education programme based on text messaging (SMS). Epilepsy outpatients from three hospitals in Malaysia were randomised into two groups: intervention and control. Patients in the control group were supplied with printed epilepsy educational material while those in the intervention group also received text messages from the Mobile Epilepsy Educational System (MEES). A total of 136 patients completed the study (mean age 31 years; 91% Malay; 51% with an illness duration… CONTINUE READING

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