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Cardiac Event Monitor (Overview)

Events that are rare which can be recorded with long term recording over weeks and months.


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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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Cardiac Event Monitor (Overview)

Events that are rare which can be recorded with long term recording over weeks and months.


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How well does an ECG cardiac event monitor work?

Very well, but: It's highly accurate if you happen to have the rhythm disturbance that is troubling you while you're wearing the monitor. The problem comes when you wear it for a specified time and then have symptoms after it comes off. (ever take your car in for a squeak and then it won't do it?) the monitor will catch any rhythm disturbance and if you mark it by pressing a button, special attention will be paid. ...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 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

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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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What is the definition or description of: cardiac event monitor?

What is the definition or description of: cardiac event monitor?

Recording of events : Events that are rare which can be recorded with long term recording over weeks and months. ...Read more

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Cardiac (Definition)

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