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Self-management interventions for chronic illness
An increasing number of interventions have been developed for patients to better manage their chronic illnesses. They are characterised by substantial responsibility taken by patients, and areExpand
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Exploring barriers to participation and adoption of telehealth and telecare within the Whole System Demonstrator trial: a qualitative study
BackgroundTelehealth (TH) and telecare (TC) interventions are increasingly valued for supporting self-care in ageing populations; however, evaluation studies often report high rates ofExpand
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Do religious/spiritual coping strategies affect illness adjustment in patients with cancer? A systematic review of the literature.
The present paper systematically reviews studies examining the potential beneficial or harmful effects of religious/spiritual coping with cancer. Using religion and spirituality as resources inExpand
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Illness perceptions and self efficacy beliefs in adolescents and young adults with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus
Abstract The study examined the role of illness perceptions and self-efficacy in diabetic regimen adherence and metabolic control among young patients with Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (IDDM).Expand
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Effect of telehealth on use of secondary care and mortality: findings from the Whole System Demonstrator cluster randomised trial
Objective To assess the effect of home based telehealth interventions on the use of secondary healthcare and mortality. Design Pragmatic, multisite, cluster randomised trial comparing telehealth withExpand
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Cost effectiveness of telehealth for patients with long term conditions (Whole Systems Demonstrator telehealth questionnaire study): nested economic evaluation in a pragmatic, cluster randomised
Objective To examine the costs and cost effectiveness of telehealth in addition to standard support and treatment, compared with standard support and treatment. Design Economic evaluation nested in aExpand
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Non-adherence to Immunosuppressive Medications in Kidney Transplantation: Intent Vs. Forgetfulness and Clinical Markers of Medication Intake
BackgroundAlthough adherence to immunosupressive medication after transplantation is important to maximize good clinical outcomes it remains suboptimal and not well-understood. The purpose of thisExpand
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Quality of life and emotional responses in cadaver and living related renal transplant recipients.
BACKGROUND The specific impact of transplantation on living related donor (LRD) and cadaver (CAD) kidney transplant recipients and their health-related quality of life (HQoL) has received littleExpand
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The Impact of Mobile Monitoring Technologies on Glycosylated Hemoglobin in Diabetes: A Systematic Review
Background: A new development in the field of telehealth is the use of mobile health technologies (mhealth) to help patients record and track medical information. Mhealth appears particularlyExpand
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A comprehensive evaluation of the impact of telemonitoring in patients with long-term conditions and social care needs: protocol for the whole systems demonstrator cluster randomised trial
BackgroundIt is expected that increased demands on services will result from expanding numbers of older people with long-term conditions and social care needs. There is significant interest in theExpand
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