The main sections include ‘My journal’ to track vitals, PSA and daily routine, ‘Quality of life’ to track behavioral symptoms, the option to manage healthcare professionals, appointments, progress, and some helpful videos to increase knowledge. Starting with My journal, it is nothing but a patient’s real-life diary where text and media can be uploaded. Not just this, they can track their vitals also. Keeping an eye on the daily PSA level is made simpler with the help of this section where a patient can add daily PSA levels and see the graph of it in the ‘My charts’ section. ‘My Journal’ also has an option to save daily activities like running, exercise, etc. along with the duration and intensity of activity. Whatever that is tracked in this section can be viewed in graphical format in ‘My charts’ where graphs are generated for last week, last month and last two months.
The next major section deals with the impacts of disease and treatment on the daily living of patients with he help of a questionnaire. A patient can answer 2 to 8 questions about changes or impacts on daily life and submit the response to the doctor or print them. This way doctor can analyze the patient’s condition way better. Coming to ‘My schedule’, where reminders are set online as well as offline for appointments, medication, and other tasks, a lot more easier. Adding a healthcare professional is straightforward and allows you to input all their contact details and their specialty.
Vcan prostate allows it’s users to ask questions and get answers by professionals in its ‘Forum’. This is a platform where users can view questions and answers posted by others also. One of the important factors of the forum is the user can post questions anonymously by keeping it private or it can be made public too.
Overall, the Vcan prostate is a great app for general practitioners to recommend to their patients who are keen to closely track and manage their condition. It is a straightforward app with plenty of options that allow each patent to comprehensively track their treatment and be updated.