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Table 2 RCT participants grouped as healthcare providers and consumers

From: Should we embed randomized controlled trials within action research: arguing from a case study of telemonitoring

Participants Site A (heart failure) Site B (COPD) Site C (diabetes)
Healthcare providers 1 cardiologist 3 respiratory physicians 2 general practitioners
3 heart failure nurse specialists 2 respiratory nurse specialists 1 practice nurse
1 hospital manager 1 respiratory nurse specialist with prescribing rights 1 rural health nurse
1 hospital manager 1 kaiawhina (community health worker)
2 managers
Healthcare consumers 49 telemonitoring hospital consumers with congestive heart failure 24 telemonitoring hospital consumers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 25 telemonitoring primary care consumers with diabetes and multiple long term conditions
49 usual care hospital consumers with congestive heart failure 24 usual care hospital consumers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 0 usual care consumers