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Effect of telehealth on use of secondary care and mortality: findings from the Whole System Demonstrator cluster randomised trial.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of home based telehealth interventions on the use of secondary healthcare and mortality. DESIGN: Pragmatic, multisite, cluster randomised trial comparing telehealth with usual care, using data from routine administrative datasets. General practice was the unit of randomisation. We allocated practices using a minimisation algorithm, and did analyses by intention to treat. SETTING: 179 general practices in three areas in England. PARTICIPANTS: 3230 people with d...

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10.1136/bmj.e3874

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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
344
Issue:
7865
Pages:
e3874
Publication date:
2012-01-05
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:3d2db391-104a-44a4-9c44-cbe3ed65c302
Source identifiers:
342710
Local pid:
pubs:342710

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