Heart Rhythm Disorders (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
Heart Rhythm Disorders Follow-up
Follow-up is usually done with the primary care professional and often with a heart specialist (cardiologist). The patient is monitored for effectiveness of treatment, recurrence of symptoms or arrhythmia, side effects of medication, additional routine testing, and overall condition. For those requiring pacemakers, follow-up on a regular basis is mandatory. Patients are advised to make all follow-up appointments and should not attempt to change their medications without first consulting their doctor(s).
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/21/2013
Must Read Articles Related to Heart Rhythm Disorders
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Heart Rhythm Disorders (Arrhythmias):
Heart Rhythm Disorders - Treatment
What was the treatment for your heart rhythm disorders?
Heart Rhythm Disorders - Symptoms
What are your heart rhythm disorder symptoms?
Heart Rhythm Disorders: What Type of Disorder
Please describe what type of heart rhythm disorder you have.