Seller: sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC.
The recently enhanced AFib Educator 2.0 builds on the elements of the first generation AFib Educator while incorporating additional advancements that visually demonstrate the symptoms, risks and management strategies of atrial fibrillation (AFib). The updated app is a dynamic, interactive resource designed to help health care providers better educate and explain the complexities of AFib to their patients. The app visually demonstrates the importance of the management strategies defined in the AHA/ACC/HRS AFib clinical treatment guidelines: rate control, rhythm control, and stroke prevention.
To help healthcare providers explain AFib to patients, their families and caregivers, AF Stat has developed the AFib Educator.
This iPhone app and desktop widget provides healthcare professionals with an interactive resource to help illustrate how AFib can affect the heart; visually demonstrate the symptoms, risks and management strategies of atrial fibrillation (AFib); and where patients can learn more.
• AFib management animations: demonstrates the effects of different management strategies for a heart in AFib, including:
o Rate control
o Rhythm control
• AFib risk animations:
o Stroke risk animation:shows an AFib-related stroke to illustrate that a blood clot can travel from the heart to the brain as a result of AFib
o Remodeling process animation: depicts the remodeling process, which is a result of untreated AFib that affects the shape and size of the heart
• Detailed animated, color diagrams of the heart under normal rhythm and during AFib
• Fluoroscopy (x-ray) images of the heart in and out of rhythm, featuring the heart's electrical impulse
• EKG readings with normal heart rate and with AFib
• Facts about the signs, symptoms, prevalence and risks of AFib can be shared through the "E-mail a Friend" feature
• Links to resources where patients can learn more about AFib
Only couple animation with sounds there
I'm an anesthesiologist who likes to educate my patients. I can't express strongly enough the gratitude of patients and families who FINALLY actually understand what "Afib" really is. This app is excellent. I'm do glad to have it. Re: previous review with pt who was an engineer. I had similar experience w/retired engineer who was non/compliant. After I showed him, his wife, and his daughter the app, he was convinced, too. He had an ipod Touch, too, and requested I send him the app link, so now he has the app, too! Great service and kudos to developer!
I downloaded this app not knowing where I would find it useful; just today however, my patient asked about my iPod touch, and I took the opportunity to show him several apps, finishing with this afib demonstration. He was silently enthralled. This man, so I heard, had fired two cardiologists and threatened legal action against a major medical center because these foolish people had tried to treat him (appropriately) for a. fib. He played the app over and over. Then he asked what he needed to do to treat his condition. THANK YOU. He really is a great guy, though a retired engineer, and stubborn, but I repeat myself.
Pulls info together as an excellent yet concise educational tool. Makes easier to grasp this electrical problem of the heart.
Great tool. Impressive videos.
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