iPhonECG turns your iPhone 4 into an affordable cardiac event monitor

We live in such wonderful times!

Amplify’d from www.tuaw.com

Dr. David Albert holds an iPhoneECG Quick — you’re watching House, M.D. with a friend and he suddenly complains of lightheadedness and heart palpitations, then passes out on your couch. Is it a common atrial fibrillation, or is it a third-degree atrioventricular block needing emergency atropine and an electrical pacer?

Albert’s goal was to make heart monitoring affordable both for chronic heart patients and third world caregivers. Instead of devices costing tens of thousands, he wanted to make a device anyone could afford.

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