Journal article

Telemedicine interventions for gestational diabetes mellitus: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Tshepo M Rasekaba, John Furler, Irene Blackberry, Mark Tacey, Kathleen Gray, Kwang Lim

Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice | ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD | Published : 2015

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of telemedicine on GDM service and maternal, and foetal outcomes. METHODS: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials (RCT) of telemedicine interventions for GDM was conducted. We searched English publications from 01/01/1990 to 31/08/2013, with further new publication tracking to June 2015 on MEDLINE, EMBASE, PUBMED, CINAHL, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials and the World Health Organization International Clinical Trials Registry electronic databases. Findings are presented as standardised mean difference (SMD) and odds ratios (OR) or narrative and quantitative description of findings where meta-analysis was not p..

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