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Table 2 Tasks of a GP that can be potentially performed by mHealth apps

From: Can mobile health apps replace GPs? A scoping review of comparisons between mobile apps and GP tasks

No.TaskSearch termApps from the Google Play StoreApps from the Apple App StoreApps from the manual search
1Apply a structured approach to data gathering and investigationHistory takingN = 2n3 = 2
1. Ada
2. Babylon
n1 = 1
1. Medical history builder
n2 = 1
1. Historian
2Interpret findings accurately to reach a diagnosisDiagnosisN = 9n3 = 1
1. Babylon
n1 = 7
1. Ada
2. Doctor Diagnose Symptoms Check
3. GBDiagnosis Medical App
4. My diagnostic
5. Self Diagnosis
6. Symptomate – Symptom checker
7. WebMD
n2 = 2
1. Rapid diagnosis- mental health
2. Your rapid diagnosis- STD
3Demonstrate a proficient approach to clinical examinationClinical examinationN = 0n3 = 2
1. Runtastic Heart Rate
2. SkinVision
n1 = 0n2 = 0
4Demonstrate a proficient approach to the performance of proceduresMedical proceduresN = 0n3 = 0
n1 = 0n2 = 0
5Adopt appropriate decision-making principlesMedical decision makingN = 0n3 = 1
1. Gout Decision Aid
n1 = 0n2 = 0
6Adopt a structured approach to clinical managementClinical managementN = 0n3 = 2
1. RapidDiagnosisMental Health
2. RapidDiagnosisSTD
n1 = 0n2 = 0
7Make appropriate use of other professionals and servicesHealth professionalsN = 0n3 = 0
n1 = 0n2 = 0
8Provide urgent care when neededUrgent careN = 0n3 = 2
1. Google Assistant
2. Siri
n1 = 0n2 = 0
9Enable people living with long-term conditions to improve their healthLong-term careN = 0n3 = 5
1. Asthma Manager
2. Blood Pressure Companion
3. mySugr
4. forDiabetes: diabetes self-management app
5. Pill Reminder and Medication Tracker by Medisafe
n1 = 0n2 = 0
10Manage concurrent health problems in an individual patientHealth problemsN = 0n3 = 5
1. Asthma Manager
2. Blood Pressure Companion
3. mySugr
4. forDiabetes: diabetes self-management app
5. Pill Reminder and Medication Tracker by Medisafe
n1 = 0n2 = 0
11Coordinate a team-based approach to the care of patientsTeam-based careN = 0n3 = 0
n1 = 0n2 = 0
12Support people through individual experiences of health, illness, and recoveryHealth promotionN = 6an3 = 1
1. BECCA - Breast Cancer Support
n1 = 4
1. Appibuddy
2. Food (lg)
3. HealthHub Track
4. Healthy 365
n2 = 3
1. HealthWatch
2. Healthy 365
3. The circle of health
  1. N total number of apps, n1 number of apps from the Google Play Store, n2 number of apps from the Apple App Store, n3 number of apps from the manual search
  2. aTotal number after deduplication