To assess the accuracy and applicability of a small handheld ECG device compared to the usual 12 lead ECG device.
The clinical utility and safety of handheld ECG machines in psychiatry
What is this study about?
To assess the accuracy and applicability of a small handheld ECG device compared to the usual 12 lead ECG device, for use in psychiatry services – both memory services and inpatient services.
Who can take part?
People who are attending an appointment with a memory service doctor where the doctor will be requesting them to have an ECG.
People staying on an inpatient ward where the doctors have requested an ECG as part of their admission or possible medication change.
What is involved?
Having a less intrusive ECG, alongside the 12 lead ECG that they have been requested to have as part of their clinical care..
How to get involved?
If your doctor would like you to have an ECG as part of your clinical care you might be eligible and your doctor may invite you to take part.