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SMARThealth India: A stepped-wedge, cluster randomised controlled trial of a community health worker managed mobile health intervention for people assessed at high cardiovascular disease risk in rural India

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BACKGROUND:Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are rising in India resulting in major health system challenges. METHODS:Eighteen primary health centre (PHC) clusters in rural Andhra Pradesh were randomised over three, 6-month steps to an intervention comprising: (1) household CVD risk assessments by village-based community health workers (CHWs) using a mobile tablet device; (2) electronic referral and clinical decision support for PHC doctors; and (3) a tracking system for follow-up care. Independe...

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0000-0002-6898-3870
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Wellcome Trust
Grant:
088877/Z/09/Z
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PloS One More from this journal
Volume:
14
Issue:
3
Pages:
e0213708
Publication date:
2019-03-26
Acceptance date:
2019-02-10
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EISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
30913216
Language:
English
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pubs:987345
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uuid:24b696ca-7f5c-4a4b-82cc-bcb3ed425e56
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pubs:987345
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987345
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2019-09-02

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