Your physician needs to know if you have any symptoms or problems during the test period.
If symptoms occur, press the event button on the monitor to mark the time and use the patient diary to note the type of symptom, what you were doing at the time, date and exact time on the recorder.
Symptomatic events include, but are not limited to:
When your physician looks at the recorded ECG information, it is helpful to know if and when you are taking part in any activity that could cause irregular heart rhythms. These include:
You do not need to provide a minute-by-minute account of activities; it’s okay to list a time range for activities.
If you are instructed to remove the Recorder at home:
If you need help returning the Holter Monitor Recorder, please call the Cardiodiagnostics (EKG Technicians) at 800 8 2223, ext. 64367.
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