Patient pushes button on recorder when symptoms occur
Event Monitor only saves recording when button pushed
Records a few minutes before and after event
Usually may record up to 4 episodes
Recordings transmitted via phone to lab for analysis
Does not save tracings if arrhythmia is asymptomatic
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