National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) Backs AF Blood Pressure Device
1/18/2013 7:43:52 AM
Detection and treatment of dangerous atrial fibrillation is vital. A new blood pressure measuring device that can also detect a dangerous heart condition has been backed by the health watchdog. New guidance from the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) supports the use of the 'WatchBP Home A' device by healthcare professionals in primary care to opportunistically detect atrial fibrillation (AF) during measurement of blood pressure.