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In-Home Blood Pressure Monitors Inaccurate 70% of the Time

June 12, 2017 - A study published in the American Journal of Hypertension found that in-home blood pressure (BP) monitors weren't accurate within five mmHg about 70 per cent of the time. These devices were off the mark by 10 mmHg about 30 per cent of the time. These measures of BP are clinically significant, the researchers said, which may pose a problem for patients monitoring their blood pressure for...


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mHealth Apps Aid Remote Monitoring of Elderly Patients

by Thomas Beaton

mHealth apps designed at the University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH) may soon provide remote monitoring solutions that can provide better care choices for treating elderly patients. Using a smartphone secured to the patient with a chest strap,...

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