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Table 1 Characteristics of the recruited participants. M indicates those receiving the advanced weight alert (weight-MACD) and C those receiving the advanced impedance alert (impedance-CUSUM)

From: Simulated case management of home telemonitoring to assess the impact of different alert algorithms on work-load and clinical decisions

  Arm A Pooled Arm P
Number 8 8 (4 + 4)
Self-entered occupation 1 Nurse lecturer 1 Senior research nurse (M)
1 Cardiac specialist nurse 1 Heart failure specialist nurse (M)
2 Heart failure nurse specialist 1 Telehealth nurse (research) (C)
1 Cardiac nurse specialist 1 Heart failure nurse (M)
1 Heart failure nurse 1 Clinical lecturer telehealth (C)
1 Research nurse 2 Heart failure nurse (C)
1 Did not answer 1 Trust doctor (cardiology) (M)
How would you grade your knowledge of telemonitoring systems? 4 Expert 4 Expert
2 Intermediate 3 Intermediate
2 Did not answer 1 Novice
How would you grade your knowledge of heart failure treatment and pathophysiology? 4 Expert 6 Expert
2 Intermediate 2 Intermediate
2 Did not answer