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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: A single-center randomized, controlled trial investigating the efficacy of a mHealth ECG technology intervention to improve the detection of atrial fibrillation: the iHEART study protocol

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
• Males and females (English or Spanish speaking) age ≥ 18 years with a prior history of AF in the last 30 days that was treated and normal rhythm restored
• Already utilizes a smartphone prior to enrollment
• Ability to successfully use the AliveCor™ Heart Monitor, capture a baseline ECG, and transmit on the day of enrollment
• Demonstrated ability to receive and read text messages on the day of enrollment
• Willingness to complete the study questionnaires at baseline and 6 months
• Documented permanent (chronic) AF
• Unwillingness to have their clinical data collected over the study period
• Unwillingness to receive and read cardiovascular text messaging three times a week.