Headache diary apps: a systematic review.

Diaries are often used by headache sufferers to self-monitor headaches and this review identified and evaluated all commercially available mobile headache diary apps for the two most popular mobile phone platforms, iOS and Android.

The authors developed a priori 7 criteria defining an ideal headache diary app and of the 38 apps identified none met them all. Only 18% of the apps had any scientific or clinical headache expertise on the development team and none of the apps reported on psychometric properties. The full article is available here.

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