The use of a new continuous wireless cardiorespiratory telemonitoring system by elderly patients at home.
The diagnosis and management of increasing numbers of patients with chronic diseases in the community require new technologies and strategies of care. We have used a new wireless cardiorespiratory telemonitoring system to monitor 14 elderly patients with a variety of chronic diseases at home. The electrocardiogram (ECG), heart rate and variability, and breathing were recorded on two separate occasions for 24 h. There was no difference in the data recorded when a research nurse applied the mon...Expand abstract
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