Effect of home-based telecardiology on chronic heart failure: costs and outcomes.

@article{Scalvini2005EffectOH,
  title={Effect of home-based telecardiology on chronic heart failure: costs and outcomes.},
  author={Simonetta Scalvini and Soccorso Capomolla and Emanuela Zanelli and M. Kathryn Di Benigno and D. Domenighini and Laura Paletta and Fulvio Glisenti and Amerigo Giordano},
  journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          16-8
        }
}
Chronic heart failure (CHF) remains a common cause of disability. We have investigated the use of home-based telecardiology (HBT) in CHF patients. Four hundred and twenty-six patients were enrolled in the study: 230 in the HBT group and 196 in the usual-care group. HBT consisted of trans-telephonic follow-up and electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring, followed by visits from the paramedical and medical team. A one-lead ECG recording was transmitted to a receiving station, where a nurse was… CONTINUE READING

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