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Mobile phone messaging reminders for attendance at healthcare appointments

  1. Ipek Gurol-Urganci1,
  2. Thyra de Jongh2,
  3. Vlasta Vodopivec-Jamsek3,
  4. Rifat Atun4,
  5. Josip Car3,5,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Consumers and Communication Group

Published Online: 5 DEC 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 28 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007458.pub3

How to Cite

Gurol-Urganci I, de Jongh T, Vodopivec-Jamsek V, Atun R, Car J. Mobile phone messaging reminders for attendance at healthcare appointments. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD007458. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007458.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Health Services Research and Policy, London, UK

  2. 2

    Gephyra IHC, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  3. 3

    University of Ljubljana, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia

  4. 4

    Imperial College London, Imperial College Business School, London, UK

  5. 5

    Imperial College London, Global eHealth Unit, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Public Health, London, UK

*Josip Car,

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 5 DEC 2013


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