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The low indexes of metabolism intervention trial (LIMIT): design and baseline data of a randomized controlled clinical trial to evaluate how alerting primary care teams to low metabolic values, could…

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Health Services Research, January 2018
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Title
The low indexes of metabolism intervention trial (LIMIT): design and baseline data of a randomized controlled clinical trial to evaluate how alerting primary care teams to low metabolic values, could affect the health of patients aged 75 or older
Published in
BMC Health Services Research, January 2018
DOI 10.1186/s12913-017-2812-0
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Authors

Nir Tsabar, Yan Press, Johanna Rotman, Bracha Klein, Yonatan Grossman, Maya Vainshtein-Tal, Sophia Eilat-Tsanani

Abstract

Too-low body mass index (BMI), HbA1c% or cholesterol levels predicts poor survival. This study investigates whether e-mails about these low values, improve health of people older than 75 years. LIMIT - an open label randomized trial - compares usual care to the addition of an e-mail which alerts the family physicians and nurses to low metabolic indexes of a specific patient and advises on nutritional and medical changes. Clalit Health Services (CHS) patients in the Northern and Southern Districts, aged ≥75 years with any of the following inclusion criteria: a. Significant weight loss: BMI < 23 kg/m2 with BMI drop of ≥2 kg/m2 during previous two years and without dietitian counseling during previous year. b. Tight diabetic control: HbA1c% ≤ 6.5% and received anti-diabetic medicines during previous 2 months. c. Drug associated hypocholesterolemia: total cholesterol <160 mg/dL and received cholesterol-lowering medicines during previous 2 months. Excluded from criterion c, were patients diagnosed with either ischemic heart disease, transient ischemic attack or stroke. The primary outcome was death from any cause, within one year. In a population of 48,623 people over the age of 75 years, 8584 (17.7%) patients were identified with low metabolic indices and were randomized to intervention or control groups. E-mails were sent on November 2015 to physicians and nurses at 383 clinics. Low metabolic reserve is common in people in Israel's peripheral districts aged ≥75 years. LIMIT may show whether alerting primary care staff is beneficial. ClinicalTrials.gov NCT02476578 . Registered on June 11, 2015.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 30 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Unspecified 7 23%
Student > Master 6 20%
Student > Bachelor 4 13%
Researcher 4 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 7%
Other 7 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 10 33%
Unspecified 10 33%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 20%
Psychology 3 10%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 3%
Other 0 0%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 January 2018.
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#3,728,247
of 12,748,529 outputs
Outputs from BMC Health Services Research
#1,866
of 4,222 outputs
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#133,783
of 383,777 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Health Services Research
#235
of 530 outputs
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