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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a major burden on healthcare systems worldwide. Tele-monitoring has recently been used for management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients.
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Name: International journal of nursing studies
A patient with progressive chronic type B dissection and contraindication for open surgery underwent thoracic endovascular aortic repair using a Cardiatis Multilayer Flow Modulator®. Two weeks after ...
Only a small proportion of people with a substance use disorder (SUD) receive treatment. The shortage of SUD treatment providers, particularly in rural areas, is an important driver of this treatment ...
Definitive evidence of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of telemedicine home-interventions for the management of chronic diseases is still lacking. This study examines whether and how publishe...
Sleep disruption is frequently associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and hyperglycemia. We recently reported the effectiveness of a continuous care intervention (CCI) emphasizing nutritional ketosis f...
Approximately 5-8% of children report severe chronic pain and disability. Although evidence supports pain-self management as effective for reducing pain and disability, most youth do not have access t...
This study will assess the effect of in-home tele-health monitoring on health outcomes for LSU HCSD chronic disease, overweight or obese patients diagnosed with type II diabetes or hyperte...
The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of monitoring patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after a hospitalization for COPD exacerbation or pneumonia. The pat...
To evaluate whether patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus can be followed by simplified, centralized and large scale tele-monitoring of blood glucose levels and blood pressure, and whethe...
The purpose of this research study is to see whether a tele-health intervention can improve health, functioning status, emotional status, quality of life, and patient satisfaction for pati...
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a worldwide common disease with high morbidity and mortality and leads to heavy social and economic burden. Health management of stable COPD...
The use of severity-of-illness measures, such as age, to estimate the risk (measurable or predictable chance of loss, injury or death) to which a patient is subject before receiving some health care intervention. This adjustment allows comparison of performance and quality across organizations, practitioners, and communities. (from JCAHO, Lexikon, 1994)
Method in which repeated blood pressure readings are made while the patient undergoes normal daily activities. It allows quantitative analysis of the high blood pressure load over time, can help distinguish between types of HYPERTENSION, and can assess the effectiveness of antihypertensive therapy.
An assessment of a patient's illness, its chronicity, severity, and other qualitative aspects.
Assessment of the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured and directly reported by the patient.
The continuous measurement of physiological processes, blood pressure, heart rate, renal output, reflexes, respiration, etc., in a patient or experimental animal; includes pharmacologic monitoring, the measurement of administered drugs or their metabolites in the blood, tissues, or urine.
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is used for a number of conditions including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, which all lead to the airways in the lungs becoming damaged and thus narrower, making inhalation and exhalation harder...
Health care (or healthcare) is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, a...