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Simplified electrocardiogram sampling maintains high diagnostic capability for atrial fibrillation: implications for opportunistic atrial fibrillation screening in primary care.

Authors
  • Caldwell, Jane C
  • Borbas, Zoltan
  • Donald, Andrea
  • Clifford, Anne
  • Bolger, Lesley
  • Black, Ann
  • Corden, James M
  • Fitzpatrick, Adam P
Type
Published Article
Journal
EP Europace
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2012
Volume
14
Issue
2
Pages
191–196
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/europace/eur304
PMID: 21993432
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Despite inferior electrocardiographic quality a 6-lead frontal plane ECG acquired by a simple prototype hand-held electrode assembly allowed reliable differentiation of AF from SR compared with standard 12-lead ECG.

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