Remote Care Technology: A Systematic Review of Reviews and Meta-Analyses†
AbstractObjectives—To identify the technologies that are being used in the remote care of patients with chronic conditions, and their most relevant outcomes. Methods—A systematic review of reviews and meta-analyses. Results—Fifty-one systematic reviews and meta-analyses related to diabetes, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, mental and behavioral diseases, cancer, hypertension, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic renal disease, and obesity were retrieved; these studies compared the use of remote care technology with usual care. Conclusion—Remote care technology has positive effects in various health-related outcomes, but further research is required to allow its use in clinical practice. View Full-Text
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Queirós, A.; Alvarelhão, J.; Cerqueira, M.; Silva, A.G.; Santos, M.; Pacheco Rocha, N. Remote Care Technology: A Systematic Review of Reviews and Meta-Analyses. Technologies 2018, 6, 22.
Queirós A, Alvarelhão J, Cerqueira M, Silva AG, Santos M, Pacheco Rocha N. Remote Care Technology: A Systematic Review of Reviews and Meta-Analyses. Technologies. 2018; 6(1):22.Chicago/Turabian Style
Queirós, Alexandra; Alvarelhão, Joaquim; Cerqueira, Margarida; Silva, Anabela G.; Santos, Milton; Pacheco Rocha, Nelson. 2018. "Remote Care Technology: A Systematic Review of Reviews and Meta-Analyses." Technologies 6, no. 1: 22.
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