Clinical Trials as Topic

Connectivity for healthcare and well-being management: examples from six European projects.

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Sep 10, 2009

Technological advances and societal changes in recent years have contributed to a shift in traditional care models and in the relationship between patients and their doctors/carers, with (in general) an increase in the patient-carer physical distance and corresponding changes in the modes of acce

Effectiveness of IT-based diabetes management interventions: a review of the literature.

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Nov 26, 2009

BACKGROUND: Information technology (IT) is increasingly being used in general practice to manage health care including type 2 diabetes. However, there is conflicting evidence about whether IT improves diabetes outcomes.

Comparison of electronic data capture (EDC) with the standard data capture method for clinical trial data.

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Oct 03, 2011

BACKGROUND: Traditionally, clinical research studies rely on collecting data with case report forms, which are subsequently entered into a database to create electronic records. Although well established, this method is time-consuming and error-prone.

Analysing clinical studies: principles, practice and pitfalls of Kaplan-Meier plots.

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Feb 13, 2008

THE PROBLEM: The conventional method for estimating survival over time following an episode of disease or treatment is the Kaplan-Meier (K-M) technique, which results in a step-down survival plot, with upper and lower bounds of 1.0 and 0, respectively.

CONSORT-EHEALTH: improving and standardizing evaluation reports of Web-based and mobile health interventions.

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Jan 02, 2012

BACKGROUND: Web-based and mobile health interventions (also called "Internet interventions" or "ehealth/mhealth interventions") are tools or treatments, typically behaviorally based, that are operationalized and transformed for delivery via the Internet or mobile platforms.

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