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E-health empowers patients with ulcerative colitis: a randomised controlled trial of the web-guided ‘Constant-care’ approach
  1. Margarita Elkjaer1,
  2. Mary Shuhaibar2,
  3. Johan Burisch1,
  4. Yvonne Bailey2,
  5. Hanne Scherfig1,
  6. Birgit Laugesen3,
  7. Søren Avnstrøm3,
  8. Ebbe Langholz4,
  9. Colm O'Morain2,
  10. Elsebeth Lynge5,
  11. Pia Munkholm1
  1. 1Digestive Disease Center Herlev Hospital, Medical Section, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  2. 2Department of Gastroenterology, Adelaide and Meath Hospital incorporating the National Children Hospital/Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  3. 3Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Amager Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
  4. 4Department of Medical Gastroenterology, Gentofte Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
  5. 5Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
  1. Correspondence to Dr Pia Munkholm, Digestive Disease Center, Medical Section, Herlev University Hospital Herlev Ringvej 75, 2730 Herlev, Copenhagen, Denmark; piamun01{at}heh.regionh.dk

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  • Funding Colitis Crohn Patient Organisation, Moran's Foundation, Vibeke Binder & Povl Riis' Foundation, Bayer Health Care Funding, Augustinus Foundation, Munkholms Foundation, Tillotts Funding, Scientific Council at Herlev Hospital, Prof. Fagerhol Research Foundation, Aase & Einar Danielsen Foundation, Ole Trock-Jansen & Hustrus Foundation, and European Crohn Colitis Organisation.

  • Competing interests PM is member of the advisory boards in Ferring, Tillots, MSD and Swedish Orphan. ME is member of the advisory board in Swedish Orphan. HS is member of the advisory board in Swedish Orphan. CO'M is on the International Advisory Board of Abbott, MSD, and Shire Pharmaceutical Company. He has unrestricted educational grants from Abbott and MSD.

  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the Danish Ethical (KA 05115) and Irish Ethical Committee of St James's Hospital and the Adelaide & Meath Hospital incorporating The National Children Hospital at Tallaght.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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  • Funding Colitis Crohn Patient Organisation, Moran's Foundation, Vibeke Binder & Povl Riis' Foundation, Bayer Health Care Funding, Augustinus Foundation, Munkholms Foundation, Tillotts Funding, Scientific Council at Herlev Hospital, Prof. Fagerhol Research Foundation, Aase & Einar Danielsen Foundation, Ole Trock-Jansen & Hustrus Foundation, and European Crohn Colitis Organisation.

  • Competing interests PM is member of the advisory boards in Ferring, Tillots, MSD and Swedish Orphan. ME is member of the advisory board in Swedish Orphan. HS is member of the advisory board in Swedish Orphan. CO'M is on the International Advisory Board of Abbott, MSD, and Shire Pharmaceutical Company. He has unrestricted educational grants from Abbott and MSD.

  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the Danish Ethical (KA 05115) and Irish Ethical Committee of St James's Hospital and the Adelaide & Meath Hospital incorporating The National Children Hospital at Tallaght.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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