Cardiac monitoring for non-arrhythmic indications

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Review: Indications, effectiveness & costs of ECG Monitoring

This review discusses electrode systems, lead placement, monitoring hardware, data collection, analysis and presentation as well as cost effectiveness of the investigation.

  • It places emphasis on non-arrhythmic indications such as:

  • ST segment analysis

  • Heart rate variability

  • Signal averaged ECGs

  • Diurnal QT & QTc analysis

  • Obstructive sleep apnoea; and

  • Vector cardiography

Chelsea Cunningham