Telecardiology: one-lead electrocardiogram monitoring and nurse triage in chronic heart failure.

@article{Scalvini2005TelecardiologyOE,
  title={Telecardiology: one-lead electrocardiogram monitoring and nurse triage in chronic heart failure.},
  author={Simonetta Scalvini and Giampaolo Martinelli and Doriana Baratti and D. Domenighini and M. Kathryn Di Benigno and Laura Paletta and Emanuela Zanelli and Amerigo Giordano},
  journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          18-20
        }
}
We investigated a home-based intervention based on telecardiology in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). Two hundred and thirty CHF patients, aged 59 years (SD 9), in stable condition and with optimized therapy were enrolled. The programme consisted of trans-telephonic follow-up and electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring followed by visits from a paramedical and medical team. The patient could call the centre when required (tele-assistance), while the team could call the patient at… CONTINUE READING

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