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ECG features can predict peripartum cardiomyopathy

Researchers have found out for the first time from women who have recently delivered in Kano, Nigeria, that using three ECG disturbances could predict Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM) with 83.8% accuracy. PPCM is a disease that causes heart

Top on patient safety list: Do not turn off that beep

Patients in intensive care units (ICUs) are constantly connected to beside monitors for close monitoring of physiologic functions. These monitors are equipped with alarms to notify the healthcare team of changes in the patient medical condition or

Evaluation of heart rate measurements in clinical studies – Which way to do it right?

100.000 times a day – this is the daily number of heart beats in human beings. This huge workload normally will pass by unobserved in a healthy being, but in a patient with heart disease any alteration

Drugs and drowning

Electrical activity of the heart is commonly monitored by the electrocardiogram (ECG).   Such electrical activity depends on certain proteins called ion channels.  These channels control the timing and the flow of electrically charged particles (ions) in and

A novel miniaturized Reveal LINQ insertable cardiac monitoring system, the guarding angel of your heartbeat

An arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or rhythm of the heartbeat. It means that your heart beats too quickly, too slowly, or with an irregular rhythm pattern. When the heart beats faster than normal, it