Use of BlackBerry for recording of COPD Symptoms

Use of BlackBerry for recording of COPD Symptoms

This study aimed to decipher if COPD patients can be successful at reporting their symptoms via a smartphone patient diary (ePRO) in order to improve symptom monitoring and care provided by the physician.  The study has shown that COPD patients, most of them elderly, will submit daily respiratory symptom and other health information over extended periods of time using a smartphone device. Detailed information can be found in following article:

The Use Of A BlackBerry® Smartphone For Secure Recording And Transmission Of Daily Respiratory Symptom Diaries By COPD Patients N. Johnston, A. McIvor, M. Gerhardsson de Verdier, J. Lewis, P. Newbold, M. Jenkins, T. Higenbottam, J. Legierski

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