Telehealth interventions for the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: a systematic review.

@article{Neubeck2009TelehealthIF,
  title={Telehealth interventions for the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: a systematic review.},
  author={Lis Neubeck and Julie Redfern and Ritin Santiago Fernandez and Thomas G Briffa and Adrian Bauman and Saul Ben Freedman},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation : official journal of the European Society of Cardiology, Working Groups on Epidemiology & Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={281-9}
}
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a leading cause of death globally. Despite proven health benefits and international recommendations, attendance at cardiac rehabilitation programs is poor. Telehealth (phone, Internet, and videoconference communication between patient and health-care provider) has emerged as an innovative way of delivering health interventions. This review aimed to determine telehealth effectiveness in CHD management. Study design includes systematic review with meta-analysis… CONTINUE READING
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