TITLE

Can car warn of heart attack?

AUTHOR(S)
Investor's Business Daily
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Investors Business Daily;11/13/2013, pA02
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Japanese researchers are working with Toyota Motor and parts supplier Denso to develop a car that could warn its driver that a heart attack might be coming. They analyzed electrocardiograms of 34 people who suffered heart attacks or developed ventricular fibrillations while wearing a monitor to record the heart's rhythms; 31 showed a similar pattern 1 to 2 hours before the cardiac problems. The driver's electrocardiograms and pulse waves are monitored via the wheel, and the car navigation system warns of any dangerous symptoms.
ACCESSION #
91938506

 

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