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Heart Rhythm ECG Strip On Your iPhone?

Wednesday, 19 January 2011 04:26

Heart Rhythm ECG Strip On Your iPhone?

Although not yet appropriate for use clinically, there is an iPhone app (and presumably an iPad app, judging by their website) available that detects and reports one lead from an ECG. Of course, this could revolutionize the field response of EMTs, physicians, nurses, family members, and emergency personnel. It could also bring back the precordial thump :)

Anyway, here’s a video demonstrating this exciting app:

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Holter Monitor Electrodes – No More Painful, Sticky Mess?

Tuesday, 17 August 2010 07:46

Holter Monitor Electrodes – No More Painful, Sticky Mess?

If you’re a patient who has had to wear more a holter monitor more than once, then one of the things you remember from the first time are those pesky electrodes – those sticky pads that connect to the skin & tear off a circular clump of hair when taking them off. Some of you may have even had local skin reactions to the holter monitor electrodes, right?

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Atrial Fibrillation-Specific Telemedicine Clinic

Tuesday, 1 June 2010 03:53

Atrial Fibrillation-Specific Telemedicine Clinic

LifeWatch Services, Inc. unveiled its advanced atrial fibrillation telemonitoring/telemedicine service offering at the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado in May. The AF TeleClinic is bundled telemedicine service that includes automatic scheduling of patient follow up monitoring, and, apparently, some amazing reporting formats.

Monitoring is one thing, but its the reporting of that monitoring and the display of the data that will be key to improving the care of the patient – how the clinician interprets the data, how frequent or infrequent alerts are, how clear artifact is from real, underlying arrhythmias, etc.

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For All Your Biometric Needs – Getting to Know Biometric Monitors

Monday, 12 April 2010 05:21

For All Your Biometric Needs – Getting to Know Biometric Monitors

by Ilse Hagen Biometric monitors are used in measuring biological data. Depending on the purpose, there are different kinds of biometric monitors that can be used. In the case of an electrocardiogram (ECG) machine, it is a

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For All Your Biometric Needs – Getting to Know Biometric Monitors
by Ilse Hagen Biometric monitors are used in measuring biological data. Depending on the purpose, there are different kinds of biometric monitors that can be used. In the case of an electrocardiogram (ECG) machine, it is a More
ECG Interpretation Tutorial Video Part 2
Here’s Part 2 of tutorial series for ECG interpretation. This is a continuation of the refresher for interns, residents, medical students, EMS personnel, nurses, and nursing students. More