Farhad Fatehi

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BACKGROUND Many systematic reviews exist on the use of remote patient monitoring (RPM) interventions to improve clinical outcomes and psychological well-being of patients with heart failure. However, research is broadly distributed from simple telephone-based to complex technology-based interventions. The scope and focus of such evidence also vary widely,(More)
OBJECTIVE This study assessed the level of patient satisfaction with diabetes remote consultations via videoconferencing in a virtual outreach clinic. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional observational survey was conducted of people with diabetes who were living in regional cities of Queensland, Australia, and remotely consulted by endocrinologists at(More)
The terms 'telemedicine', 'telehealth' and 'e-health' are often used interchangeably. We examined the occurrence of these terms in the Scopus database. A total of 11,644 documents contained one of the three terms in the title or abstract. Telemedicine was the most common term, with 8028 documents referring to it, followed by e-health (n = 2573) and then(More)
OBJECTIVES There is increasing evidence that intake of sour tea (Hibiscus sabdariffa) has hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effects and may benefit patients suffering from metabolic disorders such as diabetes. The objective of the present study was to investigate the hypolipidemic effects of sour tea in patients with diabetes and compare them with those of(More)
Physical growth disorders in under 5-year-old children are a common health problem in many countries including Iran. The aim of this study was to determine effects of supplemental zinc on physical growth in preschool children with retarded linear growth. This study was a community-based randomized controlled trial on 2–5-year-old children with(More)
We analysed 56 video consultations provided in a 5-month period by two endocrinologists from the tele-endocrinology clinic of a tertiary teaching hospital in Brisbane. The patients were suffering from type 1 or type 2 diabetes, and 41% of them had at least one diabetic complication. Their mean age was 51 years and 45% were female. The consultations were(More)
BACKGROUND Chitosan compounds have been shown to be suitable bone replacement materials. To evaluate the accelerating effects of chitosan on the bone regeneration process and assessing its histopathological adverse effects, we conducted this study on rat tibias. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a laboratory experimental study, micro-drilled bone defects were(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to identify the clinimetric characteristics of specialist outpatient consultations for people with diabetes and to evaluate the possibility of providing such consultations remotely using telemedicine. MATERIALS AND METHODS The process of care was analyzed during the specialist consultations provided by five(More)
We conducted a scoping review of the literature on the clinical applications of videoconferencing. Electronic searches were performed using the PubMed, Embase and CINHAL databases to retrieve papers published from 2002 to 2012 that described clinical applications of videoconferencing. The initial search yielded 4923 records and after removing the duplicates(More)