Journal of Clinical Trials

Journal of Clinical Trials
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0870

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Tsukasa Domoto

Department of Nursing, Kyoto College of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, 1-21 Mibuhigashitakada-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture 604-8845, Japan

  • Research Article   
    Effects of Telephone Follow-Ups after Hospital Discharge on Patients? Home Care: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Author(s): Tsukasa Domoto*, Yasuyo Matsumura and Midori Fukada

    Objective: This study aimed to explore the effects of periodic telephone follow-ups by a hospital nurse to care managers on the problems faced by patients after discharge. Methods: Participants included eligible patients who were older than 65 years, had a charge care manager, and were discharged from a hospital to their homes or residential care facilities. A director of nursing conducted the telephone follow-ups for care managers one week, one month, and two months after discharge. The control group received the usual follow-up. As the main outcome, patients were asked to respond to 17 items about the problems faced one week and two months after discharge. Care managers completed a self-administered questionnaire survey on nurses’ cooperation telephonically. Results: The problems faced by pati.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0870.21.11.482

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