Role of new digital technologies and telemedicine in pulmonary rehabilitation (Wien Klin Wochenschr)
Hamburg (Germany)/ Vienna (Austria), March 1, 2022: The use of modern digital technology in pulmonary rehabilitation offers unprecedented possibilities to monitor physiological parameters in patient's everyday life, and provides diagnostic examinations, tailored prescription of a treatment and the assessment of its effectiveness.
This paper outlines the importance of tele rehabilitation to the growing burden of chronic respiratory disease worldwide, highlights challenges to be resolved and outlines the role of new digital technologies in pulmonary rehabilitation.
Source: Role of new digital technologies and telemedicine in pulmonary rehabilitation: Smart devices in the treatment of chronic respiratory diseases. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2021 Nov; 133(21-22):1201-1207. doi: 10.1007/s00508-021-01930-y. Epub 2021 Aug 30. PMID: 34460006; PMCID: PMC8599213.