Tablet computers to support outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD

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Tablet computers to support outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD. / Ringbaek, Thomas J.; Lavesen, Marie; Lange, Peter.

In: European Clinical Respiratory Journal, Vol. 3, No. 1, 31016, 24.05.2016.

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Ringbaek, TJ, Lavesen, M & Lange, P 2016, 'Tablet computers to support outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD', European Clinical Respiratory Journal, vol. 3, no. 1, 31016. https://doi.org/10.3402/ecrj.v3.31016

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Ringbaek, T. J., Lavesen, M., & Lange, P. (2016). Tablet computers to support outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD. European Clinical Respiratory Journal, 3(1), [31016]. https://doi.org/10.3402/ecrj.v3.31016

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Ringbaek TJ, Lavesen M, Lange P. Tablet computers to support outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD. European Clinical Respiratory Journal. 2016 May 24;3(1). 31016. https://doi.org/10.3402/ecrj.v3.31016

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Ringbaek, Thomas J. ; Lavesen, Marie ; Lange, Peter. / Tablet computers to support outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD. In: European Clinical Respiratory Journal. 2016 ; Vol. 3, No. 1.

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abstract = "BACKGROUND: A minicomputer (tablet) with instructions and a training diary has the potential of facilitating adherence to pulmonary rehabilitation (PR).OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of adding a tablet to a classic outpatient PR programme for COPD patients.METHODS: A total of 115 patients participated in a 7- to 10-week outpatient PR programme in groups of 10-12 individuals. Half of the groups were assigned to PR plus a tablet (tablet group) and the other groups were assigned to PR only (controls). Primary effect parameters were endurance shuttle walk time (ESWT) and disease-specific health status (COPD Assessment Test=CAT).RESULTS: The change in ESWT was significantly better in the control group (mean 167 sec) compared with the tablet group (mean 51 sec) (p<0.01), whereas the change in CAT score did not differ significantly between the two groups (-0.6 vs. -2.3) (p=0.17).CONCLUSIONS: Compared with usual PR, no significant improvements were seen in the group equipped with the tablet after 7-10 weeks of rehabilitation. Future studies should focus on long-term effects.",
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N2 - BACKGROUND: A minicomputer (tablet) with instructions and a training diary has the potential of facilitating adherence to pulmonary rehabilitation (PR).OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of adding a tablet to a classic outpatient PR programme for COPD patients.METHODS: A total of 115 patients participated in a 7- to 10-week outpatient PR programme in groups of 10-12 individuals. Half of the groups were assigned to PR plus a tablet (tablet group) and the other groups were assigned to PR only (controls). Primary effect parameters were endurance shuttle walk time (ESWT) and disease-specific health status (COPD Assessment Test=CAT).RESULTS: The change in ESWT was significantly better in the control group (mean 167 sec) compared with the tablet group (mean 51 sec) (p<0.01), whereas the change in CAT score did not differ significantly between the two groups (-0.6 vs. -2.3) (p=0.17).CONCLUSIONS: Compared with usual PR, no significant improvements were seen in the group equipped with the tablet after 7-10 weeks of rehabilitation. Future studies should focus on long-term effects.

AB - BACKGROUND: A minicomputer (tablet) with instructions and a training diary has the potential of facilitating adherence to pulmonary rehabilitation (PR).OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of adding a tablet to a classic outpatient PR programme for COPD patients.METHODS: A total of 115 patients participated in a 7- to 10-week outpatient PR programme in groups of 10-12 individuals. Half of the groups were assigned to PR plus a tablet (tablet group) and the other groups were assigned to PR only (controls). Primary effect parameters were endurance shuttle walk time (ESWT) and disease-specific health status (COPD Assessment Test=CAT).RESULTS: The change in ESWT was significantly better in the control group (mean 167 sec) compared with the tablet group (mean 51 sec) (p<0.01), whereas the change in CAT score did not differ significantly between the two groups (-0.6 vs. -2.3) (p=0.17).CONCLUSIONS: Compared with usual PR, no significant improvements were seen in the group equipped with the tablet after 7-10 weeks of rehabilitation. Future studies should focus on long-term effects.

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