How to get the accuracy of a 12-lead ECG with an Apple Watch

Multichannel Electrocardiograms Obtained by a Smartwatch for the Diagnosis of ST-Segment Changes – JAMA Cardiology

Multichannel Electrocardiograms Obtained by a Smartwatch for the Diagnosis of ST-Segment Changes – JAMA Cardiology

Some researchers at Magna Grecia University have experimented with a technique to use Apple’s smartwatch instead of a traditional ECG.

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In UK the continuity of care hospital-general medicine is achieved with FHIR

NHS Digital together with TPP and a system integrator have developed an interoperability infrastructure based on Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) to exchange first aid reports, discharge letters and outpatient reports with general practitioners.

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How to manage the pharmacological risk in the elderly

Adverse drug reactions (ADR) are common in the elderly and manifest themselves with falls, orthostatic hypotension, delirium, renal failure, gastrointestinal and intracranial bleeding. In the latest issue of the journal Pro Terza Età di ANASTE an article of mine has been published that illustrates how to manage this serious risk.

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Casual machine learning makes medical diagnoses more accurate

Source: Improving the accuracy of medical diagnosis with causal machine learning, Nature Communications volume 11

Babylon Health has published in the journal Nature an interesting study on improving the accuracy of medical diagnoses through casual machine learning.

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Epidemics do not know borders: let’s create a European epidemiological network

Imagine fighting current and future epidemics by delegating the collection and management of epidemiological data to local and regional health authorities and regions does not make sense: we need a common European action.

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