An app that is aimed at anyone wanting to calculate their risk of stroke.
|Stroke Riskometer||By AUT Enterprises Limited|
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What does the app do?
The Stroke Riskometer app is for anyone wanting to calculate their risk of stroke and understand and track stroke-related risk factors. This is a simple app that calculates the user's risk of stroke within the next 5 or 10 years based on a number of risk factors such as age, gender, ethnicity, lifestyle and other health factors. Useful features include:
- Videos addressing topics such as what is a stroke, what are the causes of stroke, smoking, diet and nutrition.
- Goal menu that allows users to set up reminders with notifications for lifestyle changes such as stop smoking, increase physical activity, improve diet, reduce weight, reduce stress and reduce alcohol intake.
The app also provides information about the key signs of a stroke, risk factors that are applicable to the individual and ability to track relevant risk factors (eg, diet and exercise) and the overall risk score. Users are prompted to choose whether they want to allow their data to be used in a research study into stroke risk and prevention. Users can save, track or share their results. For a more detailed description of the app, see App Store, Google Play or App website and for a detailed review, see Reviews.
✔ Mostly easy to use
✘ Scroll ruler to choose age, weight, height etc is not easy to use
✘ Although the app has many language options, Te Reo and Pasifika languages are not available.
- May 2022; Version 2.1.1; Apple iOS
- September 2016; Version 3.1; Android
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Parmar P, Krishnamurthi R, Ikram MA, Hofman A, et al. The Stroke Riskometer(TM) App – validation of a data collection tool and stroke risk predictor Int J Stroke. 2015 Feb;10(2):231-44.
Dubey D, Amritphale A, Sawhney A, et al. Smart phone applications as a source of information on stroke J Stroke 2014 May;16(2):86-90.
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