Patient satisfaction with telediabetes education in Hong Kong
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AbstractForty-one patients suffering from type 2 diabetes mellitus were selected to receive diabetes education at a local health centre via low-cost videoconferencing equipment. The educational material was transmitted from the diabetic centre of a district hospital. Four educational sessions were carried out over 4.5 months. Satisfaction was measured using a self-administered questionnaire on the completion of the programme. Of the 41 subjects who participated in the study, 36 (88%) completed the questionnaire. Patients reported a high level of satisfaction with most aspects of the education process. The mean total score on the questionnaire was 61.9 (SD 9.4); the highest possible total score was 75. There was a significant positive correlation between age and satisfaction level (r=0.39). The results showed that diabetes education conducted via telemedicine was highly acceptable to diabetic patients.
All Author(s) ListYip MP, Mackenzie A, Chan J
Journal nameJournal of Telemedicine and Telecare
Year2002
Month1
Day1
Volume Number8
Issue Number1
PublisherROYAL SOC MEDICINE PRESS LTD
Pages48 - 51
ISSN1357-633X
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Web of Science Subject CategoriesHealth Care Sciences & Services; HEALTH CARE SCIENCES & SERVICES

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