Tailored telemonitoring in patients with heart failure: results of a multicentre randomized controlled trial.

@article{Boyne2012TailoredTI,
  title={Tailored telemonitoring in patients with heart failure: results of a multicentre randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Josiane J J Boyne and Hubertus J M Vrijhoef and Harry J. G. M. Crijns and Gerjan de Weerd and Johannes A. Kragten and Anton P. M. Gorgels},
  journal={European journal of heart failure},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 7},
  pages={791-801}
}
AIMS Recent increases in heart failure tend to overload the healthcare system. Consequently, there is a need for innovative strategies to reduce heart failure hospitalizations. METHODS AND RESULTS A multicentre randomized controlled trial was carried out to test the hypothesis that telemonitoring reduces heart failure hospitalizations during 1 year follow-up. The mean age of the 382 participating patients was 71.5 (32-93) years; the mean left ventricular ejection fraction was 0.38, and in 61… CONTINUE READING
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