Cardiac monitors are used to evaluate any irregular heartbeats or blood pressure issues that you may experience during regular activities including exercise and sleep.

  • Preparation
    • Wear loose clothing, preferably a short-sleeved button up shirt.
    • Do not apply creams, oils, or powder to your chest before the test.

  • What to expect during the test
    • Monitor is attached to your chest or arm and carried in a pouch inside your clothes
    • Record daily activities and any symptoms experienced during monitoring time period.
    • Return to the office as directed by your physician to have the monitor removed.
    • Do not get monitor wet.
    • Continue medications as directed.