Usability testing of an mHealth device for swallowing therapy in head and neck cancer survivors

  title={Usability testing of an mHealth device for swallowing therapy in head and neck cancer survivors},
  author={G. Constantinescu and Kristina Kuffel and Ben King and W. Hodgetts and J. Rieger},
  journal={Health Informatics Journal},
  pages={1373 - 1382}
The objective of this study was to conduct the first patient usability testing of a mobile health (mHealth) system for in-home swallowing therapy. Five participants with a history of head and neck cancer evaluated the mHealth system. After completing an in-application (app) tutorial with the clinician, participants were asked to independently complete five tasks: pair the device to the smartphone, place the device correctly, exercise, interpret progress displays, and close the system… Expand
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