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A rapid synthesis of the evidence on interventions supporting self-management for people with long-term conditions (PRISMS Practical systematic Review of Self-Management Support for long-term
Despite robust evidence concerning self-management for some long-term conditions (LTCs), others lack research explicitly on self-management and, consequently, some patient groups may be overlooked.ToExpand
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Effectiveness of telemonitoring integrated into existing clinical services on hospital admission for exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: researcher blind, multicentre, randomised
Objective To test the effectiveness of telemonitoring integrated into existing clinical services such that intervention and control groups have access to the same clinical care. Design ResearcherExpand
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Clinical and cost effectiveness of mobile phone supported self monitoring of asthma: multicentre randomised controlled trial
Objective To determine whether mobile phone based monitoring improves asthma control compared with standard paper based monitoring strategies. Design Multicentre randomised controlled trial with costExpand
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Standards for Reporting Implementation Studies (StaRI) Statement
Implementation studies are often poorly reported and indexed, reducing their potential to inform initiatives to improve healthcare services. The Standards for Reporting Implementation Studies (StaRI)Expand
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Living and dying with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: multi-perspective longitudinal qualitative study
Objectives To understand the perspectives of people with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as their illness progresses, and of their informal and professional carers, to informExpand
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Exploring telemonitoring and self-management by patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a qualitative study embedded in a randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE To explore patient and professional views on self-management in the context of telemonitoring in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). METHODS Semi-structured interviews withExpand
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Supported Telemonitoring and Glycemic Control in People with Type 2 Diabetes: The Telescot Diabetes Pragmatic Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial
Background Self-monitoring of blood glucose among people with type 2 diabetes not treated with insulin does not appear to be effective in improving glycemic control. We investigated whether healthExpand
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Living and dying with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: multi-perspective longitudinal qualitative study
Objectives To understand the perspectives of people with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as their illness progresses, and of their informal and professional carers, to informExpand
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Understanding what helps or hinders asthma action plan use: a systematic review and synthesis of the qualitative literature.
OBJECTIVE To understand better what helps and/or hinders asthma action plan use from the professionals and patients/carers perspective. METHODS Systematic review and qualitative synthesis (usingExpand
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Piloting tele-monitoring in COPD: a mixed methods exploration of issues in design and implementation.
BACKGROUND In 2008 NHS Lothian implemented a COPD tele-monitoring service incorporating a touch-screen computer for daily recording of symptoms and weekly oximetry and spirometry measurement. DataExpand
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