Tag: Telemonitoring

Remote monitoring could predict and help manage AECOPD

Review discusses integrating PROs, data collected from wearable (e.g. heart rate) and medical devices (non-invasive ventilators) supported by AI models to improve personalised care of COPD and predict...
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What are the experiences of people with COPD using activity monitors?

Qualitative review finds several themes including acceptability, supporting motivation, technical issues and goal setting. Patients generally benefited but improvements are needed such as addressing t...
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Telemedicine: evidence & limitations

Commentary on telemedicine for respiratory diseases management including COPD highlights the need for digital health technologies. Further evidences are required to better position telemedicine in th...
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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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