|Implantable Loop Recorder|
Credits: 1.00 Post-Assessment Questions: 5
Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
Expiration Date: 31 Jul 2021
Last Reviewed: 31 Jul 2020
Estimated Time To Finish: 60 Minutes
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Ambulatory electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring is an invaluable tool to assist in diagnosing certain cardiac conditions. There are a variety of ambulatory ECG monitors, including Holter monitors, event monitors, and implantable loop recorders. Holter monitors are used to record 24 to 48 hours of activity. Event monitors are used to record 2 to 4 hours of activity. Implantable loop recorders can record activity for up to 3 years. The choice among these technologies is usually based on the anticipated duration of monitoring required to capture a spontaneous event. This activity describes the indications, contraindications and clinical significance of the implantable loop recorder. In addition, this activity highlights the role of the interprofessional team in the management of patients with arrhythmias.
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Authors: Viliane Vilcant, Omar Kousa
Editors: Ofek Hai
Editors-In-Chief: F Brian BoudiOfek HaiLovely Chhabra
Chief Medical Reviewer: Waleed Kayani
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Lisa Haddad
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Bernadette Makar
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Dorothy Caputo
Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini
Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Scott Dulebohn
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