Less than a month ago Apple unveiled the Apple Watch Series 4, equipped with a special ECG sensors. However, while this feature is available only with US. It is believed that in order for this to work in other regions, Apple will need to obtain permission from local regulators. The emergence of the ability to do ECG with hours attracted the attention of many users. However, medical professionals doubt that this portable scanner will be able to at least partially replace the complete apparatus.
According to American paramedics, to fully trust the functions of the ECG in the Apple Watch Series 4 is still not worth it. Undoubtedly, Apple’s new smart watch can help users to monitor the health and track the selected indicators. But to compete with full equipment for them. Therefore, experts advise not to rely on the results issued by the new clock.
It is noteworthy that if the functions of the ECG to the doctors is not very pleasant, other features of the Apple Watch Seires 4 they found extremely useful. In particular, the paramedics liked the feature that allows the watch to detect when a user has fallen seriously and call an ambulance.
According to rich Mogul, a paramedic with 25 years of experience, this opportunity could potentially save many lives. Particularly useful hours, is able to call an ambulance, will be elderly.