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Table 1 Summary of standard and Telehealth-supported services

From: A pilot randomised controlled trial of a Telehealth intervention in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: challenges of clinician-led data collection

Timeline Standard COPD service Telehealth-supported COPD service
1 day – First home visit after hospital discharge Home visit Home visit
3 days Home visit Home visit
5 days Home visit Home visit
  Telehealth equipment installed
2 weeks Home visit Remote review of Telehealth parameters throughout 8 weeks
6 weeks Home visit Remote review of Telehealth parameters throughout 8 weeks
8 weeks Discharge home visit Discharge home visit
   Telehealth equipment removed