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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 hypertension. Primary emphasis will be on assessing the effect of tele-health home monitoring combined with motivational telephone coaching on weight loss and waist circumference as compared to self-directed, home monitoring alone, and telephone coaching alone. Secondary outcomes such as blood pressure, HbA1c, fasting blood sugar, and cholesterol will be examined as well.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Telehealth Home Monitoring, TrestleTree Telephone Coaching, Telehealth Home Monitoring Plus Trestle Telephone Coaching
Earl K. Long Medical Center
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:30-0400
To demonstrate the safety, feasibility, quality of life, primary caregiver satisfaction, and cost effectiveness of integrated Home Telehealth care versus standard care in a heart failure c...
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Nursing care given to an individual in the home. The care may be provided by a family member or a friend. Home nursing as care by a non-professional is differentiated from HOME CARE SERVICES provided by professionals: visiting nurse, home health agencies, hospital, or other organized community group.
A nursing specialty in which skilled nursing care is provided to patients in their homes by registered or licensed practical NURSES. Home health nursing differs from HOME NURSING in that home health nurses are licensed professionals, while home nursing involves non-professional caregivers.
Public or private organizations that provide, either directly or through arrangements with other organizations, home health services in the patient's home. (Hospital Administration Terminology, 2d ed)
Community health and NURSING SERVICES providing coordinated multiple services to the patient at the patient's homes. These home-care services are provided by a visiting nurse, home health agencies, HOSPITALS, or organized community groups using professional staff for care delivery. It differs from HOME NURSING which is provided by non-professionals.
A behavioral response manifested by leaving home in order to escape from threatening situations. Children or adolescents leaving home without permission is usually implied.
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...
Obesity is the condition in which excess fat has accumulated in the body (mostly in subcutaneous tissues). clinical obesity is considered to be present when a person has a BMI of over 30 (Oxford Dictionary of Medicine). It is becoming increasing common i...