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Role of Telespirometry in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Management: Remote, Serial Lung Function Assessments in Homecare, Primary-care and Clinical Trials

The development and perfection of the internet, wireless
technology and the greatly increased electronic information
flow make supporting diagnostic and therapeutic activity
in medical care possible. Telemedicine, as a new division of
medicine, is defined as the direct provision of clinical care,
including consultation, diagnostics and treatment via a
telecommunication device with the patient at a distance.
Andrea Bánfi MD, PhD, at Svábheg Health Service Ltd for
Allergy Immunology and Pulmonary Diseases, explains the
role of telespirometry in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease