Reveal Patient Assistant Fainting (Unexplained)
The Reveal® Patient Assistant is a hand-held, battery-operated device about the size of a deck of cards. As directed by your doctor, when the Patient Assistant is placed over your Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor, and a button is pressed, it triggers the device to record your heart rhythms and mark the place on the heart record when your fainting or symptoms occurred. Your Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor can also record your heart rhythms automatically.
As directed by your doctor, when a fainting spell occurs, you or a family member should do the following:
Note: See your Reveal Patient Manual for detailed instructions on using the Reveal Patient Assistant.
The Reveal Patient Assistant battery is designed to last through hundreds of uses. However, if you do not see the status light flashing, ask your doctor about exchanging the Patient Assistant.
Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.