One of the benefits of a myPatch Holter device is that you are free to work, exercise, shower or do any other regular daily activities. In fact, many patients forget that they are wearing a myPatch Holter. We recommend wearing comfortable, loose clothing throughout the duration of the test, in case you need to tap the device to record an event.
Yes! When you turn myPatch on, it flashes green for about 30 seconds while it is starting up and then the light stops. When the lights is OFF, your myPatch device is ready for use. NO light on the device means it is now recording.
Once applied, there is no further management required throughout your test and at the end of your test, your myPatch will automatically turn off.
One of the myPatch Holter’s features is that it allows you to indicate if you experience any mild symptoms, such as dizziness. You simply double-tap the device firmly and quickly. A blue light will come on to show the event has been marked on your test. Watch the video (above): How to Record an Event on myPatch
Your health professional may also provide you with a symptom diary, so you can write down your symptoms and the activity you were doing during the event. If you experience any severe symptoms while wearing the myPatch Holter monitor, then follow the medical advice of your health professional and seek help immediately.
In the unlikely case that the myPatch device peels off, please contact the clinic administering your test. Please tell them how many days into the test the patch peeled off and they will advise you of the next steps you need to take.
Some mild skin irritation may occur during your myPatch test, which is normal. If this does occur and you still able to wear myPatch comfortably, please continue to do so. If symptoms persist and the irritation becomes unbearable, then contact your healthcare professional from the clinic administering the test for advice.
It is unlikely you will see any light on the device during your test. If you see a red light on the device, it can indicate there is a fault while a yellow light on the device indicates the myPatch recorder may have a low battery. If there are any issues with your device during your test, please contact your health professional.