Future research is required to determine the exact role of remote non-invasive digital technology for delivering patient healthcare benefits and to evaluate the feasibility of large-scale implementation.
Figure: Figure; HR: Heart rate; MAP: Mean arterial blood pressure; PONV: Postoperative nausea vomiting; SpO2: Oxygen saturation
The authors wish to thank the following people for their contribution:
- Dr. Emilie Loup-Escande for her help in developing the ergonomic part of the applications in relation with the University of Picardie Jules Vernes, Amiens, France, UR 7273 CRP-CPO, Université Picardie Jules Verne, Chemin du Thil, 80000 Amiens, France (email@example.com).
- Teresa Sawyers, British Medical Writer at our institution, for revising the manuscript.
The research received grant from public French government funding: Programme d'Investissements d'Avenir under the program of « Projets de Recherche et Développement Structurants pour la Compétitivité » PSPC 5, Paris, France. Funding was dedicated solely to the administrative costs of the project (ethics committee, insurance). The funding body played no role in the design of the study, collection, analysis and interpretation of data and in writing manuscript.
Availability of data and materials
The data that support the findings of this study are available from "Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Health and and Methodological innovation (BESPIM), Nîmes University Hospital, University Montpellier 1, France" but restrictions apply to the availability of these data, which were used under license for the current study, and so are not publicly available. Data are however available from the authors upon reasonable request and with permission.
Ethics approval and consent to participate
In accordance with the current French law and Declaration of Helsinki, this study was approved by the institutional human investigation committee (Comité de Protection des Personnes, Sud Est V, Grenoble, France: 2017, A02790–53) and registered before starting on ClinicalTrials.gov (NCT03464 721; March 8, 2018) . This was a single-cohort, non-randomised, open, prospective trial conducted in a French University Hospital (Hôpital Carémeau, CHU Nîmes, France). Written informed consent was obtained from all participants before inclusion.
Consent for publication
BMC Anesthesiol. 2020;20(259) © 2020 BioMed Central, Ltd.