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Role of remote monitoring–derived heart rates in the risk stratification of heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: New insights

Published:November 17, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2022.11.008
      In BC 2600, Gilgamesh, the king of the Mesopotamian Epic of Gilgamesh, lamented the death of his best friend and recorded the passage “I touch his heart but it does not beat at all.”
      • Hajar R.
      The pulse in ancient medicine: Part 1.
      This passage was felt to be the earliest reference of a pulse, and it reflected intimate knowledge of the heartbeat and mortality.
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