30 Day Event Recorder

Procedure Description

You doctor has ordered a 30 day event recorder to capture events that may occur infrequently. The event recorder is a small device attached to 4 EKG leads, which you will wear for approximately one month. The event recorder does not record continuously, but if you feel an event you activate the record function. You will be instructed on how to change the electrodes so you may shower, and how to transmit the information if you record any cardiac events. This appointment will take approximately 15 minutes.

Procedure Preparation

You make eat, drink and take your medications as usual for this test.
Do not wear lotions or body oils on your chest. You may wear deodorant.