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Date:2/10/2010

and to reiterate the message.

Digital pen technology

Issuing heart failure patients with special digital pens, incorporating the facility to transmit data via mobile internet technology, might offer a cost effective way for nurses to remotely monitor symptoms and helps patients take ownership of their condition, suggest Swedish researchers.

The approach, highlighted in Saturday's session "Health technology and patient safety', offers an example of how new technology can facilitate nurses in their day to day management of patients.

Anna Strmberg, a researcher and heart failure nurse specialist from Linkping University, Sweden, who is piloting the project together with Leili Lind, a researcher from the Department of Biomedical Engineering, explains: "Telemonitoring, where telecommunications equipment allows patients to be monitored on a daily basis, has become increasingly popular in heart failure. But equipment, including scales, blood pressure and ECG monitoring devices incorporating special communications features, can be very costly."

The pilot project, she explained, involves issuing heart failure patients with the AnotoTM digital pen, which to all intents and purposes looks, feels and functions just like an ordinary ball-point pen. The difference, however, is that pen strokes are recorded and transferred via wireless internet technology directly to servers located at home care services. In the project patients will be asked to measure weight and blood pressure using devices that they already have in the home, to rate symptoms of breathlessness on a scale of 1 to 10, and to report on intake of medication. The pen, which patients use to record results, costs just 300.


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