Wearable ECG Component Gets FDA Clearance

Wearable ECG Component Gets FDA Clearance

One of the most accurate ways to measure heart activity is by measuring electrical impulses. This is why chest bands with electrodes tend to be more accurate than optical sensors worn on the wrist. Accuracy can be of critical importance in clinical settings where...
Fast and Easy Personal ECGs

Fast and Easy Personal ECGs

When did you have your last electrocardiogram, also called an ECG or EKG? If you’ve ever had one, chances are the test involved attaching up to 10 electrodes to your limbs and chest. Once the electrodes are attached securely, the test reads electrical and...
Citizen Response to Cardiac Events [video]

Citizen Response to Cardiac Events [video]

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a major killer in the U.S., accounting for approximately 325,000 deaths per year, or nearly 1,000 a day. SCA is not the same as a heart attack, although SCA may result from a heart attack. When such a cardiac event occurs response time...
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