AliveCor Airplane Rescue.
For the second time, Dr. Eric Topol used the AliveCor heart monitor on an airplane to assist a passenger in distress. This time, the passenger was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, and was able to be stabilized until the flight landed as scheduled. The first time, Dr. Topol advised the pilot to make an emergency landing for a passenger who was diagnosed with an imminent heart attack.
This is yet another example of the importance of the mobile device. Said Dr. Topol, “We could detect a heart attack before it happens.”.
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