Attrition and Adherence in a Web-Based Distress Management Program for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patients (WEBCARE): Randomized Controlled Trial

@inproceedings{Serber2014AttritionAA,
  title={Attrition and Adherence in a Web-Based Distress Management Program for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patients (WEBCARE): Randomized Controlled Trial},
  author={Eva R. Serber and Giuseppe Boriani and Mirela Habibovi{\'c} and Pim Cuijpers and Marco W Alings and Pepijn H. van der Voort and Dominic A Theuns and Leon H R Bouwels and J. Herrman and Suzanne D A Valk and Susanne S Pedersen},
  booktitle={Journal of medical Internet research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND WEB-Based Distress Management Program for Implantable CARdioverter defibrillator Patients (WEBCARE) is a Web-based randomized controlled trial, designed to improve psychological well-being in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). As in other Web-based trials, we encountered problems with attrition and adherence. OBJECTIVE In the current study, we focus on the patient characteristics, reasons, and motivation of (1) completers, (2) those who quit the… CONTINUE READING
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