RESCUE Stroke Caregiving
RESCUE CREST Web-Based Intervention Study
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Web-Based Intervention (RESCUE CREST)
The RESCUE CREST merit study was a large, randomized clinical trial to investigate the effects of a discharge planning and transitional care intervention that was delivered in one session over the phone and 8 sessions on an online messaging center.
Web-Based Intervention Papers
LeLaurin, J., Schmitzberger, M., Eliazar-Macke, N., Freytes, I. M., Dang, S., & Uphold, C. (2019). A commentary on methodological issues in stroke caregiver research: lessons learned from three RESCUE intervention studies. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 26(5), 399-404.
- In this paper, we provide guidance to other researchers on ways to overcome weaknesses and enhance strengths in conducting caregiver studies. We highlight methodological issues by providing examples from our previous RESCUE caregiver studies.
LeLaurin, J. H., Lamba, A. H., Eliazar-Macke, N. D., Schmitzberger, M. K., Freytes, I. M., Dang, S., ... & Uphold, C. R. (2020). Post-discharge Intervention for Stroke Caregivers: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Research Protocols, 9(11), e21799.
- This paper describes the protocol of the first known study to test a transitional care and messaging center intervention combined with technology to improve the wellbeing of caregivers and the recovery of stroke survivors
These materials were created for the project:
Web-Based Informational Materials for Caregivers of Veterans Post-Stroke
Project Number SDP 06-327 funded by VA HSR&D Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI)