Source: Research in Nursing & Health, 2013, 36 (6), p. 540-553
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Date of publication: December 2013
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: The VITAL telehealth program was a randomised controlled trial to determine whether telehealth reduced the levels of anxiety and depression in patients who had undergone coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) and their caregivers. Female caregivers had a greater decrease in anxiety than those receiving standard care, and both male and female caregivers experienced a greater decrease in depressive symptoms.
Length of publication: 14 pages
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