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Telemonitoring changes the working practice of cardiac nurses
Date:4/8/2009

on of people with heart failure to be monitored by specialist services. Information on weight, blood pressure, heart rate and oxygen saturation is transmitted down the phone line on a daily basis, with patients asked to answer "yes" or "no" to questions about breathlessness, orthopnoea (shortness of breath when lying flat), dizziness and ankle swelling. Any change in vital signs triggers an alert to the heart failure specialist nurse who follows up with a telephone call and may recommend life-style or medication advice or suggest medical review.

"Telemonitoring is particularly helpful in heart failure where the condition of patients may change and nurses can identify those who need the most help. However it also helps teach patients how to live with and self-manage their heart failure," says Ms Riley, who has been interviewing patients who took part in a telemonitoring trial about their attitudes.

The answers showed that patients are extremely positive about their experiences. "They're reporting that telemonitoring helps them to feel more in control and empowers them to take better care of themselves" says Ms Riley. Strategic challenges for Primary angioplasty In Friday's session, exploring challenges in revascularisation, Professor Tom Quinn, from University of Surrey (Guildford, UK), will focus on the impact that primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is having on nurses and allied health professionals. Primary percutaneous coronary intervention, also known as primary angioplasty, is a technique carried out in specialist centres, where a fine catheter (tube) is passed, under local anaesthetic, from an artery in the leg or arm into the blocked heart artery. An inflatable balloon is then passed through the catheter, and inflated to reopen the artery. Both ESC and American guidelines have identified primary angioplasty as the 'gold standard' treatment for patients suffering from ST elevation myocardial infarction, better known as STEMI
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