Application of telemedicine in obesity management

Author: Tarraga Marcos, M. L. Country/countries: Spain Number of patients participating in the study: 120 This study was focused on patients living with Obesity
Intervention analysed in the study: Usual Care Plus Intervention components: UCP
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Setting of implementation: Primary care centers (GPs) Professionals delivering the intervention: N/A Targeted self-management behaviours: Eating behaviours
Intervention analysed in the study: Monitoring techniques Intervention components: E+MT
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Setting of implementation: Outpatient care (hospital), Virtual location Professionals delivering the intervention: Health professional, Service Targeted self-management behaviours: Device management, Eating behaviours, Self-monitoring

Outcomes measured in the study

Outcome Measure Tool
Weight management Weight (Kgs/lbs) N/A
Weight management BMI - Body Mass Index N/A
Weight management Waist size N/A

Patient characteristics

Age: 49.8 years (+/- a standard deviation of 6.4) Gender: 68 females/48 males Time since diagnosis of Obesity: N/A Severity of the disease: 30.8 (+/- a standard deviation of 3.5) Multi-morbidity: N/A
  • Number of co-morbidities: N/A

Level of health literacy: N/A
  • Tool: N/A

Socio-economic characteristics: N/A

Risk of Bias of this study

Outcome Random sequence generation Allocation concealment Blinding performance Blinding detection objective outcomes assessment Attrition incomplete outcome Incorrect statistical methods Recruitment bias Selective outcome reporting
Weight management - Weight (Kgs/lbs)
Weight management - BMI - Body Mass Index
Weight management - Waist size