Journal of telemedicine and telecare

A smartphone-based solution to monitor daily physical activity in a care home.

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Jan 01, 0000

Introduction In an ageing population, increasing chronic disease prevalence puts a high economic burden on society. Physical activity plays an important role in disease prevention and should therefore be promoted in the elderly.

Description, utilisation and results from a telehealth primary care weight management intervention for adults with obesity in South Carolina.

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Jan 01, 0000

Introduction In the US, obesity rates are higher in rural areas than in urban areas. Rural access to treatment of obesity is limited by a lack of qualified clinicians and by transportation and financial barriers.

Impact of remote biometric monitoring on cost and hospitalization outcomes in peritoneal dialysis.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

Introduction Peritoneal dialysis is a home-based therapy for individuals with end-stage renal disease. Telehealth, especially remote monitoring, is making inroads in managing this cohort.

Patient satisfaction with remote orthopaedic consultation by using telemedicine: A randomised controlled trial.

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Jan 01, 0000

Introduction Decentralised services through outreach clinics or modern technology reduce patient travel time and cost to society. Telemedicine consultation through videoconference is one such modality.

E-consults in gastroenterology: An opportunity for innovative care.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

Background and aim Deploy and evaluate a gastroenterology (GI) electronic consultation (e-consult) program. E-consults are a promising approach to enhance provider communication, facilitate timely specialty advice and may replace some outpatient visits.

Dermatology ECHO: A case presentation demonstrating benefits of specialty telementoring in primary care.

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Jan 01, 0000

Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) is a common dermatologic disorder that is estimated to affect 15-20% of the general population. Because of its prevalence, it may be expected that ACD should be easily recognized.

Ethylene glycol and methanol ingestion cared for by tele-emergency pharmacy and tele-emergency medicine.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

We believe this is the first documented case of a critically ill patient managed by telepharmacy in a remote, rural critical access hospital. We outline the case and the benefits of telepharmacy in under-resourced, rural critical access emergency departments.

Effect of telemedicine intervention on hypoglycaemia in diabetes patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

Introduction Hypoglycaemia is a clinical syndrome from various causes, which happens when the blood glucose concentration is too low. Many studies show that telemedicine intervention can improve glycemic control and has a positive impact on the management of diabetic patients.

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