Can we change the activity behaviour of patients with COPD using a telemedicine feedback intervention?

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    Abstract

    Better insight in activity behaviour of COPD patients is needed as a first step to enable more effective tailoring of their treatment. Our objective was (1) to get insight in the daily activity pattern of COPD patients and (2) to investigate whether this can be altered by providing ambulant personalized feedback via a PDA on the activity level during the day. Our preliminary results indicate that our telemedicine feedback intervention is able to increase activity levels and balance activity patterns over the day.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)545s
    Number of pages1
    JournalEuropean respiratory journal. Supplement
    Volume38
    Issue numberSuppl. 55
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 2011

    Keywords

    • COPD
    • METIS-279658
    • daily activity
    • Telemedicine
    • IR-78327
    • EWI-20525
    • Feedback

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