Measuring a patient’s vital signs is crucial to detect any signs of deterioration or recovery, and is regularly done. Patients are usually not involved. New technology facilitates smart montitoring at the ward and with participation from Patients
Could patients play a more active rol regarding monitoring of vital signs?
What did we do?
Together with the Internal Medicine and surgery department of the Radboudumc, REshape explores new technology that could be used to monitor patients more efficiently and effectiveness. REshapes particularly studies the more active role of patients regarding self-monitoring of vital signs.
All patients in the Radboudumc
Dr. Bas BredieInternist
2016 A new cuffless device measuring blood pressure, a real life study. Tessa S Schoot, MD; Mariska Weenk, MD; Tom H van de Belt, PhD; Lucien JLPG Engelen; Harry van Goor, MD, PhD, FRCPC; Sebastian JH Bredie, MD PhD. J Med Internet Res 2016;18:e85. URL: http://www.jmir.org/2016/5/e85/