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Telemedicine and remote management of heart failure

“Everything works” or “nothing works”: clinicians often grapple with these dichotomous and non-qualified conclusions in systematic reviews. Seldom does this occur in the same paper. Thus Stefan Anker and colleagues (Aug 20, p 731) conclude, from a small number of inconsistent trial results, that the effectiveness of telemedicine interventions in heart failure is “not established” but will “become proven and efficient” in time.

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Clark, Alexander M.; Thompson, David R., The Lancet, 378(9806), e9, DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61807-2

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27 November 2011 | Categories: Science | Country: United States | Tag(s): Chronic Heart Failure, Telemedicine, Telemonitoring
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