Using portable technology to detect and prevent strokes

Eleven AHSNs have contributed to the detection of 365 patients with undiagnosed atrial fibrillation, in one year. This means that the equivalent of one stroke per day has been prevented by this work, saving lives, reducing disability, and saving almost £8.5m to the...

Using portable technology to detect and prevent strokes

“Late last year I was given an Alivecor portable ECG device to use in work. Since the device arrived I have used it practically every day. More patients can have the reassurance of a simple quick test, some will still need the full 12 lead ECG, but the barriers in...