Cardiovascular risk reduction via telehealth: a feasibility study.

@article{Pausjenssen2008CardiovascularRR,
  title={Cardiovascular risk reduction via telehealth: a feasibility study.},
  author={Anne M Pausjenssen and Betty Anne Spooner and Merne P Wilson and Thomas W. Wilson},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={
          57-60
        }
}
  • Anne M Pausjenssen, Betty Anne Spooner, +1 author Thomas W. Wilson
  • Published in
    The Canadian journal of…
    2008
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Successful cardiovascular risk reduction (CVRR) requires ongoing care, which can be difficult for patients living outside urban areas. The authors tested the feasibility of CVRR using telehealth. METHODS Telehealth care (T group, n=9) was offered at three- to six-month intervals to patients referred from La Ronge, Saskatchewan (385 km northeast of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan). All patients who were referred to the project accepted. For the initial visit, the clinic travelled to La… CONTINUE READING

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