Issue No. 08 - August (2018 vol. 51)
Simo Hosio , University of Oulu
Jaro Karppinen , The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu University Hospital
Niels van Berkel , The University of Melbourne
Jonas Oppenlaender , University of Oulu
Jorge Goncalves , The University of Melbourne
The authors present Back Pain Buddy, a mobile application offering decision support and coaching for people with low back pain (LBP). The application takes advantage of smartphones powerful capabilities and provides a crowd-sourced decision support system for discovering treatments and a mobile sensing solution for collecting data about users activities that are crucial in LBP research.
decision support systems, patient treatment, smart phones
S. Hosio, J. Karppinen, N. van Berkel, J. Oppenlaender and J. Goncalves, "Mobile Decision Support and Data Provisioning for Low Back Pain," in Computer, vol. 51, no. 8, pp. 34-43, 2018.