heart rate variability test

heart rate variability test

A test that measures swings in heart rate over 24 hours via a Holter (portable EKG) monitor, identifying high-risk congestive heart failure patients. If heart rate variability is high, the prognosis is good; if low, therapy may be adjusted to reduce the risk of congestive heart failure.
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heart rate variability test

Swing test Cardiology A test that measures swings in heart rate over 24 hrs via a portable EKG, identifying high-risk CHF Pts; if HRV is high, prognosis is good; if low, treatment is adjusted to prevent early demise. See Chaos theory.
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Another study by Sheema and Malipatil [18] using heart rate variability test demonstrated increased sympathetic activity in obese individuals.
The evaluation of self-confidence states was performed immediately before the heart rate variability test. The inventory was read item by item by the evaluator so that all the subjects could mark their answer.
Deep breathing heart rate variability test was conducted with the subject in a supine position, connected to the limb leads of the standard electrocardiogram.