How your mobile affects your pacemaker

29-Jun-2017

'Keith Armstrong, worldwide electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) expert at EMC Standards, looks at how electrical interference from mobiles and shop scanners can cause heart-rate pacemaker issues.

Keith Armstrong, worldwide electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) expert at EMC Standards, looks at how electrical interference from mobiles and shop scanners can cause heart-rate pacemaker issues.

Even everyday technology can have a dangerous effect on pacemakers and other implanted medical devices.

Research has indicated that interference may be caused by holding a mobile phone within 150mm of the implanted device, or with direct contact between the phone antenna and the user’s skin.'

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