Weʼve raised £100 to help fund ambulatory heart monitoring for children with additional needs such as ADHD and Autism.
- Swansea , South Wales
- Funded on Monday, 9th October 2017
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I work as a Senior Cardiac physiologist within a small Cardiology dept in Swansea, South Wales.
I am aiming to help raise funds for heart monitoring equipment that can be used in a non invasive manner with children who have ADHD/Autism.
The monitor is used by holding 2 very small metal pads that can be attached to an i phone and information is then stored on an app that can be downloaded and used at a future appointment or whenever it needs to be viewed etc.
I have already tried out the equipment on children with additional needs with great success.The traditional methods required the children to have ECG monitoring pads attached to their chests , which usually led to melt downs or even non attendance by this patient group.
All funds would be spent on the i phone monitoring equipment, with a view to setting up an i phone clinic so that these children and their parents have a direct contact with the hospital.
It would be wonderful to provide this service for these children alongside our more established ways of monitoring.
Many thanks for any contributions
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Jun 14, 2017
What a fabulous idea! Really proud of you. Xxx
Jun 12, 2017
Well done ! 😉👍
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Swansea , South Wales
I am a Senior Cardiac Physiologist hoping to set up a service that will use I phone ECG monitoring to help children with ADHD/Autism be monitored at home.This technology avoids the use of ECG electrodes on the skin, which some children with additional needs find distressing.
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