Effects of home telemonitoring on transitions between frailty states and death for older adults: a randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{Upatising2013EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of home telemonitoring on transitions between frailty states and death for older adults: a randomized controlled trial},
  author={Benjavan Upatising and Gregory J. Hanson and Young L. Kim and Stephen S. Cha and Yuehwern Yih and Paul Y. Takahashi},
  booktitle={International journal of general medicine},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Two primary objectives when caring for older adults are to slow the decline to a worsened frailty state and to prevent disability. Telemedicine may be one method of improving care in this population. We conducted a secondary analysis of the Tele-ERA study to evaluate the effect of home telemonitoring in reducing the rate of deterioration into a frailty state and death in older adults with comorbid health problems. METHODS This trial involved 205 adults over the age of 60 years with… CONTINUE READING