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Can I run with a cardiac event monitor?

Can I run with a cardiac event monitor?

Event monitor: You should be able to run with an event monitor, although it is not clear as to why you are wearing the monitor. If it is because of a fast arrhythmia then you may see it when running or afterwards. If concerned you should check with the physician who ordered the test. ...Read more

Cardiac Telemetry (Definition)

It is a heart monitor which provides live, "real time" data on heart rhythm. It can be done in the hospital ...Read more


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How common is it for someone to need a cardiac event monitor?

How common is it for someone to need  a cardiac event monitor?

Depends: This is not an uncommon test ordered. It is used to see if any cardiac arrhythmia is associated with symptoms you are having. ...Read more

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I had to wear a cardiac event monitor for a month and I still have the rashes. Any tips for getting them to go away?

I had to wear a cardiac event monitor for a month and I still have the rashes. Any tips for getting them to go away?

Hmm: Im sure you've washed the site already so I would start with some over the counter Benadryl (diphenhydramine). If still persists talk with your provider. Maybe you have a mild allergy to the adhesive. ...Read more

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What are the numbers on the cardiac event monitor?

What are the numbers on the cardiac event monitor?

Depends on patient: Usual vital signs include heart rate, blood pressure (noninvasive and/or invasive), respiratory rate and oxygen saturations. Other numbers may include pressure measurements (intrancranial or intra-abdominal pressure, various pressures/output of the heart). ...Read more

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Cardiac event monitor. How do I know if am I calling in too much?

Cardiac event monitor. How do I know if am I calling in too much?

Impossible: You can't call in too much. If you're having symptoms, let them know. ...Read more

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Cardiac event monitor help needed. Any online info?

Cardiac event monitor help needed. Any online info?

Yes: The national heart, lung, and blood institute (of the national institute of health) has the following web page for patients: http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/health/health-topics/topics/holt/ if you have specific questions, please post them on health tap and we'll do our best to help. ...Read more

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Basic cardiac event monitor bought online. Any good?

Basic cardiac event monitor bought online. Any good?

Brand?: Brand and model? Generally, these aren't available for purchase to patients. They're expensive and usually lent by doctors' offices and hospitals. ...Read more

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How can I interpret my cardiac event monitor myself?

How can I interpret my cardiac event monitor myself?

Need training: You need to be trained in electrocardiography reading to properly read and interpret an ekg even a doctor need training to be able understand what the ekg is telling him/her. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more


Cardiac Event Monitor (Definition)

Events that are rare which can be recorded with long term recording ...Read more