Home Parenteral Nutrition (HPN) Families' Mobile Distance Connections to Care Research

NCT ID: NCT01900288


Title
Mobile Technologies Assisting Patients & Family Caregivers in Healthy Living
Purpose
The purpose of this study is to test Mobile Technologies in Assisting Patients & Family Caregivers in Healthy Living and complex home care by connecting to information and professionals from a distance.
Details
HPN (Home Parenteral Nutrition) families with TPN (Total Parenteral Nutrition) users are typically geographically distant from one another (peers) as well as professional providers. Real-time mobile access to health related information, peer and professional support will be tested in this study.
Conditions
Short Bowel Syndrome, Malabsorption, Malnutrition
Keywords
short bowel disorder, short bowel syndrome, home parenteral nutrition, HPN, total parenteral nutrition, TPN, telehealth, telemedicine
Source
University of Kansas Medical Center
Sponsors
University of Kansas Medical Center, National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
Status
Completed
Acronym
Last Updated
25 Jan 2017
URL
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Locations
United States