Smart watch detected ventricular bigeminy during chest palpitations: Case study


American Journal of Emergency Medicine, vol.69, 2023 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69
  • Publication Date: 2023
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajem.2023.02.018
  • Journal Name: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Biotechnology Research Abstracts, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Keywords: Dysrhythmias, ECG, Smart watch
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Smart watches, which are a rapidly developing technology that can record and store personal health data such as heart rate, oxygen saturation, ECG, and sports activities. We presented a patient who applied to the emergency department due to palpitation and he recorded an ECG output with a smart watch before admission. In this case, we emphasized that the use of smart watches in the prehospital period can help the diagnosis process of dysrhythmias in the hospital setting.