Telecommunication systems and devices, including the utilization of the Internet, have experienced unpredicted growth in the last decade. This explosion in technology has the potential to revolutionize the care of all types of cardiac patients.

8.1. Ambulatory Heart Monitors

Ambulatory heart monitors collect ECGs during daily patient activity. Today, a Holter monitor typically collects up to 48 h of continuous ECG data. The patient wears the monitor and notes

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Essentials of Human Physiology

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