Maged N Kamel Boulos

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Affiliation: University of Plymouth
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Exergames for health and fitness: the roles of GPS and geosocial apps
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 12:18. 2013
  2. pmc Crowdsourcing, citizen sensing and sensor web technologies for public and environmental health surveillance and crisis management: trends, OGC standards and application examples
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 10:67. 2011
  3. pmc Web GIS in practice IV: publishing your health maps and connecting to remote WMS sources using the Open Source UMN MapServer and DM Solutions MapLab
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Int J Health Geogr 5:6. 2006
  4. pmc CAALYX: a new generation of location-based services in healthcare
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Int J Health Geogr 6:9. 2007
  5. pmc Web GIS in practice VIII: HTML5 and the canvas element for interactive online mapping
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 9:14. 2010
  6. pmc Musings on privacy issues in health research involving disaggregate geographic data about individuals
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 8:46. 2009
  7. pmc Web GIS in practice VII: stereoscopic 3-D solutions for online maps and virtual globes
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 8:59. 2009
  8. pmc Web 3D for public, environmental and occupational health: early examples from second life
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 5:290-317. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Social Web mining and exploitation for serious applications: Technosocial Predictive Analytics and related technologies for public health, environmental and national security surveillance
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 100:16-23. 2010
  10. pmc Web GIS in practice VI: a demo playlist of geo-mashups for public health neogeographers
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL48AA, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 7:38. 2008

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  1. pmc Exergames for health and fitness: the roles of GPS and geosocial apps
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 12:18. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Crowdsourcing, citizen sensing and sensor web technologies for public and environmental health surveillance and crisis management: trends, OGC standards and application examples
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 10:67. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Web GIS in practice IV: publishing your health maps and connecting to remote WMS sources using the Open Source UMN MapServer and DM Solutions MapLab
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Int J Health Geogr 5:6. 2006
    ..The 'digital Asia' and 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami experiences in using free Open Source Web GIS software are also briefly described...
  4. pmc CAALYX: a new generation of location-based services in healthcare
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Int J Health Geogr 6:9. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Web GIS in practice VIII: HTML5 and the canvas element for interactive online mapping
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 9:14. 2010
    ..Potential applications of the technology as an enabler for participatory online mapping include mapping real-time air pollution, citizen reporting, and disaster response, among many other possibilities...
  6. pmc Musings on privacy issues in health research involving disaggregate geographic data about individuals
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 8:46. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Web GIS in practice VII: stereoscopic 3-D solutions for online maps and virtual globes
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 8:59. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Web 3D for public, environmental and occupational health: early examples from second life
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 5:290-317. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Social Web mining and exploitation for serious applications: Technosocial Predictive Analytics and related technologies for public health, environmental and national security surveillance
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 100:16-23. 2010
    ..Several health related tool examples are described and demonstrated as practical means through which health professionals might create clear location specific pictures of epidemiological data such as flu outbreaks...
  10. pmc Web GIS in practice VI: a demo playlist of geo-mashups for public health neogeographers
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL48AA, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 7:38. 2008
    ..The paper also discusses how today's Web is rapidly evolving into a much more intensely immersive, mixed-reality and ubiquitous socio-experiential Metaverse that is heavily interconnected through various kinds of user-created mashups...
  11. pmc Web GIS in practice V: 3-D interactive and real-time mapping in Second Life
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 6:51. 2007
    ..The paper also covers some of the issues associated with these technologies, namely user interface accessibility and individual privacy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Second Life: an overview of the potential of 3-D virtual worlds in medical and health education
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Health Info Libr J 24:233-45. 2007
    ..We have also compiled an up-to-date resource page (http://healthcybermap.org/sl.htm), with additional online material and pointers to support and extend this study...
  13. ncbi request reprint The emerging Web 2.0 social software: an enabling suite of sociable technologies in health and health care education
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Health Info Libr J 24:2-23. 2007
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  14. pmc Web GIS in practice X: a Microsoft Kinect natural user interface for Google Earth navigation
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 10:45. 2011
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  15. pmc Web GIS in practice IX: a demonstration of geospatial visual analytics using Microsoft Live Labs Pivot technology and WHO mortality data
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 10:19. 2011
    ..Interested readers can download a Zip archive (included with the manuscript as an additional file) containing all files, modules and library functions used to deploy the WHO mortality data Pivot collection described in this paper...
  16. ncbi request reprint Map of dermatology: 'first-impression' user feedback and agenda for further development
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Health Info Libr J 23:203-13. 2006
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  17. pmc Wikis, blogs and podcasts: a new generation of Web-based tools for virtual collaborative clinical practice and education
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    BMC Med Educ 6:41. 2006
    ..These audio and video files can be downloaded to portable media players that can be taken anywhere, providing the potential for "anytime, anywhere" learning experiences (mobile learning)...
  18. ncbi request reprint A proposed semantic framework for diabetes education content management, customisation and delivery within the M2DM project
    M N Kamel Boulos
    Centre for Measurement and Information in Medicine Centre for Health Informatics, City University, London, United Kingdom
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 83:188-97. 2006
    ..The ideas discussed in this paper could be easily adapted to other similar services besides M2DM and to different health topics besides diabetes mellitus...
  19. doi request reprint The University of Plymouth Sexual Health SIM experience in Second Life: evaluation and reflections after 1 year
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, UK
    Health Info Libr J 26:279-88. 2009
    ..This paper reports an evaluation of a sexual health project in Second Life, designed to provide education about sexually transmitted infections, prevention of unintended pregnancy and promotion of equalitarian sexual relationships...
  20. pmc How smartphones are changing the face of mobile and participatory healthcare: an overview, with example from eCAALYX
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Biomed Eng Online 10:24. 2011
    ..g., cost, network bandwidth and battery power efficiency, usability, privacy issues, etc.), as well as some workarounds to mitigate those barriers...
  21. pmc The perceived impact of location privacy: a web-based survey of public health perspectives and requirements in the UK and Canada
    Philip AbdelMalik
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Centre Court, 73 Exeter Street, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:156. 2008
    ..This paper describes the views and requirements of public health professionals in Canada and the UK on privacy issues and spatial data, as collected through a web-based survey...
  22. pmc Use of live interactive webcasting for an international postgraduate module in ehealth: case study evaluation
    Ray B Jones
    University of Plymouth, Faculty of Health, Plymouth, UK
    J Med Internet Res 11:e46. 2009
    ..Students sometimes report feeling isolated and lacking in motivation. Synchronous methods can play an important part in any blended approach to learning...
  23. doi request reprint Geographic Information Systems for healthcare organizations: a primer for nursing professions
    Ruth Endacott
    School of Nursing and Community Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Devon, UK
    Comput Inform Nurs 27:50-6. 2009
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  24. ncbi request reprint HealthCyberMap: a semantic visual browser of medical Internet resources based on clinical codes and the human body metaphor
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Centre for Measurement and Information in Medicine, School of Informatics, City University, London, UK
    Health Info Libr J 19:189-200. 2002
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  25. pmc Geospatial resources for supporting data standards, guidance and best practice in health informatics
    Tony Mathys
    Faculty of Health, The University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, UK
    BMC Res Notes 4:19. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  26. pmc Connectivity for healthcare and well-being management: examples from six European projects
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, Devon, UK
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1947-71. 2009
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  27. ncbi request reprint A synchronous communication experiment within an online distance learning program: a case study
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    School for Health, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    Telemed J E Health 11:583-93. 2005
    ..However, robust research evidence is still required to convince educators fully about the benefits of synchronous communication tools and help them decide on the most suitable solutions for their particular circumstances...
  28. ncbi request reprint British internet-derived patient information on diabetes mellitus: is it readable?
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    School for Health, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
    Diabetes Technol Ther 7:528-35. 2005
    ..Sizeable proportions of Western populations have limited language and math skills, making it difficult for them to fully and safely understand and act upon online health information...
  29. pmc Introducing the National Library for Health Skin Conditions Specialist Library
    Douglas Grindlay
    National Library for Health Skin Conditions Specialist Library, Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, Queen s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
    BMC Dermatol 5:4. 2005
    ..This paper introduces the new National Library for Health Skin Conditions Specialist Library http://www.library.nhs.uk/skin...
  30. ncbi request reprint A first look at HealthCyberMap medical semantic subject search engine
    Maged N Kamel Boulos
    School for Health, University of Bath, UK
    Technol Health Care 12:33-41. 2004
    ..A comparative evaluation of the new engine based on relevance metrics is also proposed...