Using technology to create a medication safety net for cardiac surgery patients: a nurse-led randomized control trial.

@article{Sherrard2009UsingTT,
  title={Using technology to create a medication safety net for cardiac surgery patients: a nurse-led randomized control trial.},
  author={Heather Sherrard and Christine Struthers and Sharon Ann Kearns and George Wells and Li Chen and Thierry Mesana},
  journal={Canadian journal of cardiovascular nursing = Journal canadien en soins infirmiers cardio-vasculaires},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={9-15}
}
PURPOSE Interactive voice response (IVR) technology was used to increase medication compliance and reduce adverse events (hospitalization and emergency visits) in post-cardiac surgery patients. METHOD Patients randomized to intervention received 11 automated IVR calls in the six months after discharge. A total of 331 patients (164 IVR, 167 usual care) participated. RESULTS Findings showed significant differences in the IVR group for the primary composite outcome of compliance and adverse… CONTINUE READING
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