Telemonitoring of Outpatients with Heart Failure: A Search for the Holy Grail?
Heart failure (HF) remains a large medical problem, and prevention of decompensation and HF-related hospitalizations is important, not only for the patient, but also from an economic point of view. Close monitoring is crucial, and can be done through a whole spectrum of modalities. This ranges from a (nurse-based) disease management program, to structured telephone support, to remote or telemonitoring with or without the use of an implantable device1-3. (SELECT FULL TEXT TO CONTINUE)
- Received May 11, 2012.
- Accepted May 18, 2012.
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