Placement of a Holter monitor requires a physician’s order. Appointments are scheduled through Cardiopulmonary services at 207 521 2522
A Holter monitor is a portable device that you wear attached to your chest by sticky pads called electrodes. It records every heartbeat for a specified length of time- usually 24-48 hours
Wearing a holter monitor can provide your doctor with information about your heart rhythm., such as if it is irregular ,fast or slow.