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Conventional Rehabilitation Therapy Versus Telerehabilitation in Cardiac Patients: A Comparison of Motivation, Psychological Distress, and Quality of Life

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Conventional Rehabilitation Therapy Versus Telerehabilitation in Cardiac Patients : A Comparison of Motivation, Psychological Distress, and Quality of Life. / Spindler, Helle; Leerskov, Kasper; Joensson, Katrine; Nielsen, Gitte; Andreasen, Jan Jesper; Dinesen, Birthe.

In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Vol. 16, No. 3, 512, 2019.

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Harvard

Spindler, H, Leerskov, K, Joensson, K, Nielsen, G, Andreasen, JJ & Dinesen, B 2019, 'Conventional Rehabilitation Therapy Versus Telerehabilitation in Cardiac Patients: A Comparison of Motivation, Psychological Distress, and Quality of Life', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 16, no. 3, 512. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16030512

APA

Spindler, H., Leerskov, K., Joensson, K., Nielsen, G., Andreasen, J. J., & Dinesen, B. (2019). Conventional Rehabilitation Therapy Versus Telerehabilitation in Cardiac Patients: A Comparison of Motivation, Psychological Distress, and Quality of Life. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(3), [512]. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16030512

CBE

Spindler H, Leerskov K, Joensson K, Nielsen G, Andreasen JJ, Dinesen B. 2019. Conventional Rehabilitation Therapy Versus Telerehabilitation in Cardiac Patients: A Comparison of Motivation, Psychological Distress, and Quality of Life. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16(3). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16030512

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Vancouver

Spindler H, Leerskov K, Joensson K, Nielsen G, Andreasen JJ, Dinesen B. Conventional Rehabilitation Therapy Versus Telerehabilitation in Cardiac Patients: A Comparison of Motivation, Psychological Distress, and Quality of Life. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019;16(3). 512. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16030512

Author

Spindler, Helle ; Leerskov, Kasper ; Joensson, Katrine ; Nielsen, Gitte ; Andreasen, Jan Jesper ; Dinesen, Birthe. / Conventional Rehabilitation Therapy Versus Telerehabilitation in Cardiac Patients : A Comparison of Motivation, Psychological Distress, and Quality of Life. In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019 ; Vol. 16, No. 3.

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abstract = "Telerehabilitation (TR) has gained attention as a promising rehabilitation format. Our study examined how patients responded to TR and whether it provided adequate support for their lifestyle changes and self-care efforts when compared to conventional rehabilitation (CR). Cardiac patients (n = 136) were randomly assigned to a TR or CR group. The TR group was provided with relevant health care technology for a period of three months, and both groups filled in questionnaires on their motivation for lifestyle changes and self-care psychological distress, and quality of life at 0, 3, 6, and 12 months. Patients in both groups were found to be equally motivated for lifestyle changes and self-care (p < 0.05) and they experienced similar levels of psychological distress and quality of life. TR is comparable to conventional rehabilitation in motivating patients, preventing psychological distress and improving quality of life. Although we observed an initial increase in autonomous motivation in the telerehabilitation group, this positive difference in motivation does not last over time. As such, neither rehabilitation format seems able to ensure long-term motivation. Therefore, TR may serve as a viable replacement for conventional rehabilitation when considered relevant. Further research is needed to enhance long-term motivation, and maybe telerehabilitation can help to achieve this.",
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