Hypertension and nephrology

[Methods of using telemedicine devices (smartphones, tablets) during home blood pressure measurement]

KÉKES Ede

FEBRUARY 20, 2019

Hypertension and nephrology - 2019;23(01)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.33668/hn.23.005

[Despite the use of advanced antihypertensive drugs, patients with hypertension are still insufficient to reach the target blood pressure. In this area, home blood pressure measurement was a significant step forward, but it is not at all how the method of home blood pressure measurement is done, on the other hand, it needs to be much closer to the doctor-patient relationship. This is the goal of introducing telemedicine tools and methods into the every day clinical practice. Three methods are known: In the first one the user uses a special application on the smartphone and writes your data into the smartphone. Solution 2 is that data are automatically transferred from the measuring device into the smartphone in the third, the smartphone itself performs the measurement. Really, the first application can be disseminated with a broadly compatible doctor-patient collaboration strategy.]

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