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Screening for Atrial Fibrillation during Automatic Blood Pressure Measurements

Screening for Atrial Fibrillation during Automatic Blood Pressure Measurements

Author(s): Andrew Lowe, Timothy H. Oh, Ralph Stewart
Screening for Atrial Fibrillation during Automatic Blood Pressure Measurements 780 433 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

Atrial fibrillation (Afib) contributes significantly to overall cardiovascular risk. Widespread screening for Afib in primary care is sometimes performed by palpation, but suffers from low accuracy and is dependent on…

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More Than Just Accuracy: A Novel Method to Incorporate Multiple Test Attributes in Evaluating Diagnostic Tests Including Point of Care Tests

More Than Just Accuracy: A Novel Method to Incorporate Multiple Test Attributes in Evaluating Diagnostic Tests Including Point of Care Tests

Author(s): Matthew Thompson, Bernhard Weigl, Annette Fitzpatrick, Nicole Ide
More Than Just Accuracy: A Novel Method to Incorporate Multiple Test Attributes in Evaluating Diagnostic Tests Including Point of Care Tests 780 435 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

Current frameworks for evaluating diagnostic tests are constrained by a focus on diagnostic accuracy, and assume that all aspects of the testing process and test attributes are discrete and equally…

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