An inexpensive device for monitoring patients' weights via automated hovering
Daily weight monitoring is integral to the management of heart failure (HF) . Indeed, weight gain is a marker of HF decompensation, and daily weight monitoring has been associated with favorable prognosis . Until now, assessment of weight has required patients to attend an in-person visit, which provides only an infrequent snapshot of their weight. Remote hovering practices have gained considerable traction during the past several years [3–7], but their use outside of research settings has been limited.
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- International Journal of Cardiology