Follow-Up Studies

A Bayesian cost-effectiveness analysis of a telemedicine-based strategy for the management of sleep apnoea: a multicentre randomised controlled trial.

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Oct 15, 2015

BACKGROUND: Compliance with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy is essential in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), but adequate control is not always possible. This is clinically important because CPAP can reverse the morbidity and mortality associated with OSA.

Real-time fatigue reduction in emergency care clinicians: The SleepTrackTXT randomized trial.

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Sep 16, 2015

BACKGROUND: We assessed performance characteristics and impact of a mobile phone text-message intervention for reducing intra-shift fatigue among emergency clinician shift workers.

Accuracy and Usability of a Self-Administered 6-Minute Walk Test Smartphone Application.

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Sep 16, 2015

BACKGROUND: The 6-minute walk test (6MWT) independently predicts congestive heart failure severity, death, and heart failure hospitalizations, but must be administered in clinic by qualified staff on a premeasured course.

Validity of single item responses to short message service texts to monitor depression: an mHealth sub-study of the UK ACUDep trial.

Publication Date: 
Jul 30, 2015

BACKGROUND: An increasing number of research designs are using text messaging (SMS) as a means of self-reported symptom and outcome monitoring in a variety of long-term health conditions, including severity ratings of depressed mood.

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