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Health Care Worker Initiated Telehealth for Outpatients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Published on: February 10, 2016
Project Number: RB0959-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding health care worker initiated telehealth for outpatients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding health care worker initiated telehealth for outpatients with COPD?

Key Message

One health technology assessment, three randomized controlled trials, and two non-randomized studies were identified regarding health care worker initiated telehealth for outpatients with COPD.

Tags

copd, pulmonary disease, remote consultation, telecommunications, telehealth, telemedicine, telephone, Chronic Obstructive, Chronic pulmonary obstructive, Nurse, Telecare, Telemonitoring