Holter Monitor


Holter Monitor, Continuous EKG Monitor, Continuous ECG Monitor

  • See Also
  • Indications
  • Frequent or predictable episodes
  • Description
  1. Ambulatory EKG monitor worn by patient
  2. Records continuously for 24 to 48 hours
  3. Patient keeps a diary of symptoms during monitoring
  • Advantages
  1. Continuous recording if episode occurs while monitored
  • Disadvantages
  1. Limited recording time may miss intermittent episodes