Rachael Wade

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AIM To investigate acceptance and usage issues in relation to Telehealth products as used by frail older clients of the Transition Care Program and their carers. METHOD The study design was a quasi-randomised controlled clinical trial. A stratified random sample of participants was allocated to one of five groups using a random number table. Study(More)
Every neurosurgeon is called on to treat a victim of brain or spinal cord injury at some point in his or her career. It is estimated that in the United States approximately 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury annually. Traumatic brain injury is a contributing factor to a third of all injury-related deaths in the United States. Approximately(More)
AIM This paper investigates the acceptance of in-home telehealth by frail older adults and carers of the Transition Care Program (TCP), and evaluates telehealth acceptance as a predictor for usage compliance. METHOD A STRATIFIED RANDOM SAMPLE OF PARTICIPANTS WAS ALLOCATED TO ONE OF FIVE GROUPS: either a control group or to receive telehealth monitoring of(More)
AIMS This paper aims to report carers' perceptions of the impact of home telehealth on the provision of care and the sustainability of home telehealth use. METHOD This paper is reporting on a sample of 15 carers who were involved in the telehealth arm of a larger controlled trial. RESULTS Carers primarily believed that telehealth helped to provide(More)
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