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Short-term wearable sensors for in-hospital medical and surgical patients: mixed methods analysis of patient perspectives

Connected Care - 12 april 2022

Patients: Sensium was comfortable and could improve sense of safety, relieve pressure on staff

A study on more than 450 patients showed that the Sensium patch was comfortable and improved their sense of safety. Patients also felt that the use of a wearable monitoring system would relieve pressure on health care staff, and is seen as a positive evolution of healthcare technology, with patients said to be likely to wear the sensor while at home.