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Evaluating patient attitudes and barriers towards smart technology for cardiac monitoring: results from a prospective multicentre study
  1. Anoop N Koshy1,2,
  2. Jefferson Ko1,2,
  3. Jithin K Sajeev1,
  4. Kevin Rajakariar1,
  5. Louise Roberts1,
  6. Jennifer Cooke1,
  7. Andrew W Teh1,2
  1. 1Department of Cardiology, Monash University, Eastern Health Clinical School, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  2. 2Department of Cardiology, Austin Health, University of Melbourne Clinical School, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Associate Professor Andrew W Teh; andrew.teh{at}easternhealth.org.au

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  • ANK and JK contributed equally.

  • Poster presentation Presented at Annual Scientific Sessions of The American College of Cardiology, New Orleans 2019

  • Contributors ANK, JK, JKS, JC, LR and AWT planned the study. These authors were involved in conceiving the study, undertaking ethics approvals and collating the questions for the survey and data to be collected. KR and JK conducted the survey and assisted in the manuscript writing and collation of patient baseline data and survey. JK also collated the figures and performed statistical analysis on the data. ANK is the guarantor responsible for the overall content.

  • Funding This work was supported by the Eastern Health Foundation Research Grant (EHFRG2017_029).

  • Competing interests ANK is a recipient of the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia/National Heart Foundation Post-Graduate Scholarship and Royal Australasian College of Physicians Blackburn Scholarship. JKS is the recipient of an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship. AWT is a recipient of the Early Career Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement All data relevant to the study are included in the article or uploaded as supplementary information.

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Footnotes

  • ANK and JK contributed equally.

  • Poster presentation Presented at Annual Scientific Sessions of The American College of Cardiology, New Orleans 2019

  • Contributors ANK, JK, JKS, JC, LR and AWT planned the study. These authors were involved in conceiving the study, undertaking ethics approvals and collating the questions for the survey and data to be collected. KR and JK conducted the survey and assisted in the manuscript writing and collation of patient baseline data and survey. JK also collated the figures and performed statistical analysis on the data. ANK is the guarantor responsible for the overall content.

  • Funding This work was supported by the Eastern Health Foundation Research Grant (EHFRG2017_029).

  • Competing interests ANK is a recipient of the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia/National Heart Foundation Post-Graduate Scholarship and Royal Australasian College of Physicians Blackburn Scholarship. JKS is the recipient of an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship. AWT is a recipient of the Early Career Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement All data relevant to the study are included in the article or uploaded as supplementary information.

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