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Staff photo Towe Wadensten

Towe Wadensten

I am a PhD student in General Medicine and my research revolves around e-health and the treatment of urinary incontinence in connection to the Tät.nu (econtinence.se) project.

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Doctoral student at Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine Units: Family Medicine
Location
5B, Målpunkt P plan 5, NUS Försörjningsvägen 7E Umeå universitet, by1a, B41, NUS, 901 85 Umeå

One of the focus areas in my research is to evaluate the effect of a new smartphone app, Tät®II, as treatment for urgency and mixed urinary incontinence in women. The app has been developed in our research project as a sequel to our previous app Tät®. Read more about our apps and studies at www.tät.nu (www.econtinence.se).


In another study I will, through interviews and user tests, explore different factors (such as socioeconomics, migration background and eHealth literacy) that could affect the ability of people with various backgrounds to access eHealth solutions. I hope this might contribute to new knowledge about how eHealth can be made available to more people.

Neurourology and Urodynamics, WILEY 2019, Vol. 38 : S361-S363
Wadensten, Towe; Nyström, Emma; Franzen, K.; et al.

Research projects

1 January 2015 until 30 November 2021