Smartphones are increasingly used in healthcare, yet little is known about their utility in medical research as a means of data collection in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). In this letter, we discuss results from our experiences with data collection on smartphones in an LMIC setting. Our experience found smartphones a secure and reliable data collection tool for medical research that can empower researchers in countries to participate in surgical studies.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||International Journal of Surgery|
|Early online date||1 Jul 2017|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2017|