Individual Study / Kroll et al.; J Med Internet Res. 2016

Accuracy of a Wrist-Worn Wearable Device for Monitoring Heart Rates in Hospital Inpatients: A Prospective Observational Study

Accuracy of a Wrist-Worn Wearable Device for Monitoring Heart Rates in Hospital Inpatients: A Prospective Observational Study

Initiatives -
To evaluate the accuracy of heart rate monitoring by a personal fitness tracker (PFT) among hospital inpatients. Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2015
End Year
2016
Funding
DMM and JGB are supported by funding from the Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization (SEAMO).

Design

Study design
Clinical trial cohort

Marker Paper

Kroll RR, Boyd JG, Maslove DM. Accuracy of a Wrist-Worn Wearable Device for Monitoring Heart Rates in Hospital Inpatients: A Prospective Observational Study. J Med Internet Res. 2016;18(9):e253. Published 2016 Sep 20. doi:10.2196/jmir.6025

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
50
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

The prospective observational study of 50 stable patients in the intensive care unit who each completed 24 hours of heart rate monitoring using a wrist-worn PFT was conduct.
Selection Criteria
Minimum age
18
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • Canada
Territory
Ontario
Ethnic Origin
Health Status
  • Patients in the intensive care, Spontaneously breathing, Cardiac telemetry and/or continuous SpO2 monitoring in place

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • Clinical patients

Number of participants

Number of participants
49
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
This study will address the feasibility of using wrist-worn fitness trackers to monitor hospital inpatients. The study is being conducted in the Intensive Care Unit where patients are closely monitored, in order to provide gold standard measurements of heart rate, and accurate estimates of sleep quality.
Start Date
2015-08
End Date
2016-02
Data sources
  • Mobile data collection
    • Smartwatch and wearables