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10 Wearable Devices To Keep Patients Healthy

Wearable devices equipped with sensors, Web connections, or both, help consumers and healthcare providers track health and fitness. Take a look at what's possible now.
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The Zoll LifeVest wearable defibrillator monitors heart patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest. If a life-threatening heart rhythm is detected, the device delivers a shock to restore normal heart rhythm.

The LifeVest can be used for a wide range of patient conditions or situations, including following a heart attack, and before or after bypass surgery or stent placement. It's also suitable for patients with cardiomyopathy or congestive heart failure. The vest also can be used as a temporary safeguard while a patient's physician evaluates the individual's long-term arrhythmic risk and treatment plans.

Zoll says the LifeVest is lightweight and easy to wear, allowing patients to return to their activities of daily living at home, while having the peace of mind that they are protected from sudden cardiac arrest.

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David F. Carr
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9/3/2013 | 1:45:55 PM
re: 10 Wearable Devices To Keep Patients Healthy
What would you add to this list that's come along in the past year?
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