Tag: Telemonitoring

Assistive technologies for home NIV in patients with COPD

Retrospective analysis of patients with COPD & hypercapnia finds home noninvasive ventilation with remote monitoring & iVAPS-autoEPAP prolonged time to readmission/death vs no home NIV (median 160 day...
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Effectiveness of Telemonitoring for Asthma and COPD

Review of 13 studies shows COPD telemonitoring is effective versus usual care. Telemonitoring may reduce hospitalizations, clinical visits & exacerbations & improve quality of life. Including an educa...
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Revealing the Nature of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Using Self-tracking and Analysis of Contact Patterns

Study of COPD patients enrolled in a personalised health project shows HCP-patient interactions over time. The highest interaction number was in the 1st month, indicating that patients likely learned ...
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Effectiveness of telemonitoring for reducing exacerbation occurrence in COPD patients with past exacerbation history

Meta-analysis of 17 studies finds that in patients with COPD acute exacerbation (AECOPD) history, telemonitoring reduces emergency room visits, AECOPD-related readmissions, AECOPD-related hospital day...
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Early identification and treatment of COPD exacerbation using remote respiratory monitoring

Can remote monitoring allow early COPD exacerbation identification? This case report shows the successful treatment of a patient with an exacerbation identified via remote monitoring (photoplethysmog...
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The role of telemedicine in the management of COPD patients

Can telemedicine improve the delivery & efficiency of COPD care? New review discusses evidence for telemedicine for self-management interventions (including PR), noninvasive ventilation monitoring & e...
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Telemonitoring interventions on severe COPD exacerbations

Systematic review and meta-analysis of telemonitoring (TM) for COPD (n=22 RCTs) finds TM + usual care significantly reduces ER visits and is accepted by pts. Combining TM with other remote interventio...
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Telemedicine in the management of patients with chronic respiratory failure

Comprehensive review of telemedicine for patients with chronic respiratory failure highlights several potential benefits including reduced burden of hospital appointments and acute care as well as imp...
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Tricks and tips for home mechanical ventilation

New review article discusses home mechanical ventilation initiation and follow-up. Therapeutic goal setting, treatment initiation, ventilator data usage and telemonitoring follow-up are addressed.
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