Smartwatches get smarter with AF options but check out small print

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Smartwatches get smarter with AF options but check out small print

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New Zealand Doctor

Jim Vause
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AF 'epidemic' likely to escalate as smartwatches move in on heart rate detection boom
It was only a matter of time before someone popped a single lead ECG into one of those wrist weightbelts called a smartwatch, or should that be dum
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