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Ambulatory electrocardiography; Electrocardiography - ambulatory
There are no risks associated with the test. However, you should be sure not to let the monitor get wet.
Electrodes must be firmly attached to the chest so the machine gets an accurate recording of the heart's activity.
While wearing the device, avoid:
It is very important for you to keep a diary of symptoms. The diary should include the date, time of day, type, and duration of symptoms.
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