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The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has represented a challenge to medical practice in Saudi Arabia and worldwide. In contrary to the increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients, there was a limitation in the capacity of medical practices and access to healthcare. A growing body of evidence from healthcare settings in Saudi Arabia and worldwide has suggested a possible role for telemedicine in responding to this evolving need. smartphone App can be used for direct care, follow-up, and consultation. While telemedicine has several advantages, such as accessibility and cost-effectiveness, its diagnostic reliability should be further investigated. COVID-19 pandemic has forced the medical fraternity to quickly adopt telemedicine for patient care. Was sent to parents via the smartphone app and the questions were satisfaction, and expectations regarding the follow-up care delivered to children with T1D. The Saudi Vision (2030) has drawn up a roadmap to invest in digital healthcare during the coming decade,A web-based survey, developed with was sent to parents via the smartphone app, questionnaire items were analyzed.
Aim of the study: To assessmentthe Satisfaction ofsmartphone App to Deliver Virtual Follow-up Care for Children with Type 1 Diabetes During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Makkah Al-Mukarramah Saudi Arabia 2022.
Method:cross sectional study conducted about smartphone App Deliver Virtual Follow-up Care for Children with Type 1 Diabetes During the COVID-19 Pandemic intervention, the study consisted namely a smartphone App model. Our total participants were (200) patients with Children with Type 1 Diabetes attending a virtual integrated care clinic at a chronic Illness center in a family and community medicine department in in Makkah, Saudi Arabia 2022 during the COVID-19 pandemic, the clinical effectiveness (i.e. reduction in HbA1c) and the cost.
Results:Regarding distribution of the patient's with satisfaction and heave a significant relation between the total satisfaction and frequency while P-value<0.001 and X2 48.6, participant toward Satisfaction study results show the majority of participant had Completely satisfied were(35.%) while satisfied were(28.0%) but Not satisfied were (11.0%), and Not completely satisfied were(10.0%) .
Conclusion: Previous research's found the simplicity of our smartphone App Telemedicine to deliver Virtual Follow-up Care for Children with Type 1 Diabetes during the COVID-19 Pandemic.