This test involves taping a heart monitor (small electronic device size of a match box) to your chest. It will continuously record and analyse your heart rhythm over a 1 to 2 days period. It is useful to capture transient heart rhythm disturbances.
If you suffer from palpitation, fainting episodes or Black out a more prolonged recording of your heart rhythm may capture the changes and allow your doctor to make a proper diagnosis and initiate therapy.
Modern heart monitors are easy to wear and not intrusive. You can take it off to shower and easily put back on by yourself. At the end of the recording period, the small heart monitor need to be returned to the clinic for analysis. You will expect to get the result after 1 to 2 days.