NICE Backs New BP Devise to Detect Atrial Fibrillation

Published Online: January 16, 2013
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has given its support to a device that can find out whether a patient has an irregular heart beat while taking their blood pressure.

New medical technologies guidance published by the watchdog backs the practice of nurses using WatchBP Home A to check whether someone has asymptomatic atrial fibrillation while their blood pressure is being measured for something else.

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Source: NursingTimes

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