Use of wrist devices for AF detection can be 'cost-effective'

Use of wrist devices for AF detection can be ‘cost-effective’

New study concludes that, compared to traditional atrial fibrillation (AF) screening strategies or no screening, wearable devices (wearables) are cost-effective for this purpose. “Undiagnosed AF is a major cause of stroke. Tracking through wrist devices can prevent stroke, but the cost-effectiveness [dessa estratégia] is unknown,” according to Dr. Wanyi Chen, Ph.D. Massachusetts General Hospitalin the …

Use of wrist devices for AF detection can be ‘cost-effective’ Read More »