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Table 4 Characteristics of sources of evidence from Sweden

From: Telehealth and digital developments in society that persons 75 years and older in European countries have been part of: a scoping review

Author(s) and year Population Concept Context
Magnusson and Hanson 2005 [46] 5 older people with neurological disorders (aged between 75 and 83 years). In addition, spouses ICT based support service for older people and their family carers that consists of a range of multimedia caring programs that the family access via their personal computers Homecare in Sweden
Nygård and Starkhammar 2007 [47] 3 older people with dementia (aged 76, 82 and 75 years). In addition, younger age-group Everyday digital technology (televisions, electronic machines, remote controls, cell phones and computers) Home setting in Sweden
Rosenberg and Nygård 2011 [48] 3 older people with dementia (aged between 79 and 91 years). In addition, significant others An electronic calendar, a speaking clock and a digital watch with six built-in alarms Homecare in Sweden
Lind and Karlsson 2014 [49] 7 older people with diagnosed heart failure(aged 75 years and older). In addition, spouses Digital pen-and-paper technology with a digital IR camera that records everything the pen writes, and data can be transferred to a server via Internet Homecare in Sweden
Lind et al. 2016 [50] 14 older people with diagnosed heart failure (aged 75 years and older) Digital pen-and-paper technology with a digital IR camera that records everything the pen writes, and data can be transferred to a server via Internet Homecare in Sweden
Dahlgren et al. 2017 [45] Older people (aged 80 years and over).
7477 contacts were made but there is no information about if each individual was calling more than once
Nationwide medical helpline, Healthcare Guide 1177 by Phone in Sweden Home setting in Sweden