Description: This handbook is an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of the various technologies used for remote monitoring of cardiac patients.
Purpose: It summarizes the existing technology in the field of electronic cardiac monitoring.
Audience: The intended readership for this book includes physicians in training, allied health professionals, and practicing clinicians such as cardiologists and electrophysiologists.
Features: The book is subdivided into easy-to-read, well-formatted chapters highlighting each type of remote monitoring device (loop recorders, ICDs, Holter monitors, etc.), future technologies, and clinical vignettes demonstrating practical use. Each chapter includes clear, concise tables and graphs and well-done figures. Following each chapter is a well-documented bibliography for reference.
Assessment: This handbook gives a clear overview of existing technologies available for remote cardiac monitoring. It meets the objectives of providing practical baseline knowledge of remote cardiac monitoring and its clinical applications for practitioners in cardiology and electrophysiology.