Wearable Fitness Tracker Monitors Patients’ Postoperative Functional Recovery at Home

Researchers report that wireless technology has “great potential” to quickly detect poor physical recovery after major operations. A new way for surgeons to know how well their patients are regaining physical function after a major abdominal operation could be as simple as patients wearing a fitness wristband to count their steps.

Source: Wearable Fitness Tracker Monitors Patients’ Postoperative Functional Recovery at Home

David G. Armstrong

Dedicated to amputation prevention, wound healing, diabetic foot, biotechnology and the intersection between medical devices and consumer electronics.

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