The web shop with too many “m”s in the name, Hammacher Schlemmer
, has a new device with functional features that can be easily deducted right form its name, the Home EKG Monitor. This affordable gadget is, of course, a good alternative for watching a person in need of medical assistance that you want to keep close to you instead of sending him/her to a hospital. Also, it is designed for portable usage, which means resident doctors can employ it to perfect their techniques wherever they wish.
If you have the right amount of medical training, you can always use this device cleared by the FDA, in order to monitor your own heart rhythm, without having to go to your doctor's for a checkup. Avoid time and also resource consuming trips at the doctor’s, with this gadget that Hammacher Schlemmer has in stock for $199.95.
Don't worry about using it properly, as it is extremely easy to use, even if you are an anti-tech medical student, with instantaneous readings of your heart's rhythm simply by holding the device in one hand and pressing it against it with the other one. Because it is built with four specially designed sensors instead of those uncomfortable electrode cables, the Home EKG Monitor will do its job like any other EKG machine would.
The heart rate can be viewed on its 1 3 / 4 x 2 3 / 4-inch monochrome screen and the device
interprets the heartbeat's normal or irregular status via an emoticon, which is self-explanatory. This means that you don't even have to be trained in the complex arts of medicine to use the Home EKG Monitor. And with the added feature of uploading the data this gadget reads, to a PC via the provided USB cable, you will also be able to keep track
of your heart's health over the years. Runs on two AAA batteries and Windows 7 and Vista-powered computers.
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