A home monitoring device that is attached to your child during the onset of a cardiac episode. Data is then transmitted to the hospital by telephone for analysis. Event recorders are used when patients have sporadic symptoms or episodes, less frequent than daily.
Special preparation required: None
Length of testing procedure: Varies
Uses: Used to help diagnose the cause of sporadic cardiac episodes
Post-testing restrictions: Your child should be able to resume all normal activities immediately, unless your child's physician instructs otherwise.