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Telecare Programs for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Asthma, and Hypertension: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: May 30, 2011
Product Line: Rapid Response
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of telecare programs for the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, or hypertension?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of telecare programs for the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, or hypertension?

Key Message

Telecare programs appear to be effective for the management of hypertension. The effectiveness of these programs for the management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is varied.

Tags

copd, telehealth, telemedicine, hypertension, asthma, blood pressure, teleconsultation, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, High blood pressureHigh blood pressure