A home-based pulmonary function monitor for cystic fibrosis

E. K. Shultz, S. M. Finkelstein, J. R. Budd, A. Moore, W. J. Warwick

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Abstract

As care for the chronically ill makes increasing demands upon our medical system, cost-effective methods for addressing those demands are being sought. The use of self-monitoring coupled with telecommunication of results to the health-care provider can be expected to provide a partial solution in the appropriate clinical setting. An electronic spirometer with telecommunication ability for use by cystic fibrosis patients in the home has been developed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)234-239
Number of pages6
JournalMedical Instrumentation
Volume22
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 1 1988

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