Validity Study of Video Teleconsultation for the Management of Diabetes: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.

Source: Fatehi, F., et al. 2015 - Pubmed ID: 26181716

Setting: Australia, Hospital

Study design:

RCT (validity study)

Follow up: NA

Patient group:

Total: 75 (73)

IG: 37 (36)

CG: 38 (37)

Inclusion criteria:  

– Diabetes type 1 +2

Type of technology:

Video consultation

Intervention:

Intervention:

To evaluate the agreement of prescription decisions of endocrinologist between videoconferencing and in person consultation. One in person consultation and one video consultation.

Duration: NA

Add on:

 

Control group:

Two in person consultation

Clinical effect/ Patient safety:

Clinical effect:

– agreement In changing antidiabetic drugs →

– Agreement in changing cardiovascular drugs →

Patient safety:

NA

Patient experiences/ Staff experiences:

Patient experiences:

NA

Staff experiences:

NA

Costs and organization:

Investment:

Material

– videoconference equipment

Running:

Staff resources

– Technical assistance

– Training patients.

Organization:

NA

Health care utilization:

NA

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Information

“↑”: Statistically significant increase

“↓”: Statistically significant decrease

“→”: Statistically insignificant (no difference)