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Savill P. How accurate are wearable electronic devices for monitoring atrial fibrillation? Practitioner Feb 2020;264(1834):9

How accurate are wearable electronic devices for monitoring atrial fibrillation?

24 Feb 2020Pais-up subscribers

A smartwatch-based patient device demonstrated only moderate diagnostic accuracy in detecting atrial fibrillation (AF) when compared with a 12-lead ECG, in a study from Australia. Accuracy was improved if the automated device diagnosis was combined with specialist interpretation of unclassified tracings.

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