Utilization of home telemonitoring in patients 75 years of age and over with complex heart failure.

@article{Lemay2013UtilizationOH,
  title={Utilization of home telemonitoring in patients 75 years of age and over with complex heart failure.},
  author={Genevi{\`e}ve Lemay and Nahid Azad and Christine Struthers},
  journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={18-22}
}
We conducted a chart review on all patients who had received home telemonitoring after an admission for heart failure at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. During a 5 year period (2005-2009) a total of 645 patients had home monitoring. A total of 594 patients met the inclusion criteria for the study and were divided into two groups: Group 1 (<75 years of age) contained 350 patients and Group 2 (≥75 years of age) contained 244 patients. There was no significant difference between the… CONTINUE READING
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