People with asthma typically carry their inhaler with them wherever they go – but if they’re keen on modern asthma monitoring technology, then they’ll also be sure to carry their smartphone.
The Asthma Guardian by Resmonics is a system to help asthmatics gain more control over their condition.
According to a recent Tech Acute report:
This helps monitor asthmatic symptoms and keep patients notified about their health status. It uses clinically validated digital biomarkers that have been developed throughout five years of medical research.
With this, it can detect the disease process, evaluate the different biological indicators of asthma, and help to detect asthma attacks, all from the user’s smartphone.
For Asthma Guardian to work, the patient must place their smartphone in their bedroom. From there, the app will automatically monitor the symptoms and report if there are any abnormalities as the patient sleeps soundly at night.
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The app works by monitoring potential respiratory attacks without waking the user, all while delivering data with detailed evaluations.
The Tech Acute report says Resmonics is trying to develop a variety of biomonitoring solutions for patients with various conditions, focusing on data collection and patient education.
While technology in healthcare always poses security and other ethical questions, I’m never short of fascinated by how much more efficient and effective some treatments can be when they embrace a technological approach.
Consider this application, where tunable lighting temp and intensity were measured to have positive impacts on sleep and wellness in a Calif. nursing home.
I’m wishing the Resmonics team luck with their further app developments – both for the sake of technology advancement and the patients it has the potential to help.