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|Title:||Utility of photoplethysmography for heart rate estimation among inpatients.|
|Authors:||Koshy, Anoop N;Sajeev, Jithin K;Nerlekar, Nitesh;Brown, Adam J;Rajakariar, Kevin;Zureik, Mark;Wong, Michael C;Roberts, Louise;Street, Maryann;Cooke, Jennifer;Teh, Andrew W|
|Affiliation:||Monash Cardiovascular Research Centre, Department of Medicine, Monash University and Monash Heart, Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|
Department of Cardiology, Monash University, Eastern Health Clinical School, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Department of Cardiology, Austin Health, The University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
|Citation:||Internal Medicine Journal 2018; 48(5): 587-591|
|Abstract:||The accuracy of photoplethysmography (PPG) for heart rate (HR) estimation in cardiac arrhythmia is unknown. PPG-HR was evaluated in 112 hospitalised inpatients (cardiac arrhythmias (n = 60), sinus rhythm (n = 52)) using a continuous electrocardiogram monitoring as a reference standard. Strong agreement was observed in sinus rhythm HR < 100 and atrial flutter (bias 1 beat), modest agreement in sinus tachycardia (bias 24 beats) and complete heart block (bias -6 beats) and weak agreement with significant HR underestimation was seen in atrial fibrillation (bias 23 beats). Routine utilisation of PPG for HR estimation may delay early recognition of clinical deterioration in certain arrhythmias and sinus tachycardia.|
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