Face-to-face Sun Protection Training and Text Messages Improve Sun Protection Behaviour in Adolescent Organ Transplant Recipients: HIPPOlino Feasibility Study.

@article{Sachse2016FacetofaceSP,
  title={Face-to-face Sun Protection Training and Text Messages Improve Sun Protection Behaviour in Adolescent Organ Transplant Recipients: HIPPOlino Feasibility Study.},
  author={Michael Max Sachse and Silke B{\"o}ttcher and Lars Pape and Gunnar Wagner and Otto Mehls and G{\"u}nter Klaus and Gudrun Laschewski and Mareike Barz and Ingeborg Jahn and Hajo Zeeb},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica},
  year={2016},
  volume={96 3},
  pages={341-5}
}
Adolescent organ transplant recipients have an increased risk of developing skin cancer. The aim of this study was to evaluate the technical feasibility and acceptability of short messaging service-based sun protection recommendations for adolescent patients. Sun-protective knowledge and behaviour were also evaluated using standardized questionnaires and telephone interviews. Twenty-six organ transplant recipients aged 13-22 years participated in face-to-face sun protection training… CONTINUE READING

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