CAM INSTRUCTIONS

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I wear the BardyDx Carnation monitor to work?

Yes, the small and light design of the monitor allows you to continue all normal activities, with the exception of taking a bath/swim (shower is ok). The slim design will minimize anyone even being aware of you wearing a monitor.

Can I wear the monitor while working out?

Yes, the small lightweight design allows you to continue all normal activities (with the exception of taking a bath/swim – shower is ok).

Can I shower while wearing the monitor?

Yes you can shower while wearing the monitor. You cannot submerge the monitor so you can’t take a bath or swim/hot tub while wearing the monitor. Please keep showers short and keep soap and lotions away from the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor.

Can I swim while wearing the monitor?

No, you can’t submerge the monitor. So, you can’t take a bath or swim/ hot tub while wearing the monitor.

How long do I need to wear the monitor?

The monitor is designed to be worn for up to 7 days. You need to speak with your physician to fund out how long your doctor would like you to wear it.

Can I wear my Carnation Monitor while traveling?

Yes, the small and lightweight design allows for normal travel including a TSA check. Included with the monitor is a Patient Diary allowing you to identify yourself to a TSA person as wearing a medical monitor. Please download a copy of the 48 Hr Patient Diary or 7 Day Patient Diary if you need one.

How do I return the monitor?

You need to contact your physician or physician office to find out how to best return the monitor at the end of the monitoring period.

Do I need to re-charge the monitor?

The sophisticated low energy circuitry in your monitor comes with a battery that allows the monitor to function for up to 7 days.

Can I wear my bra while wearing the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor?

The unique hourglass-shape monitor can be comfortably worn by women which includes wearing a bra. The center connector of the bra should be over the narrow portion of the Carnation.

Can I wear normal clothes while wearing the monitor?

Yes, the small, lightweight hour-glass design allows for comfortable wear with normal clothes.

How do I remove the monitor?

When the monitoring period has been completed you can safely remove the monitor. Press your fingers against the skin and slowly peel off the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor while wiping the skin and the device with the Pad to remove adhesive. Please download the 48 Hr Patient Diary or 7 Day Patient Diary with detailed instructions.

Is it ok if the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor peels a little on the sides?

Yes, slight peeling on the edges of the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor is normal and nothing to worry about.

Is it ok if the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor moves sideways or downward on the skin?

Yes, some movement of the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor on the skin is normal and nothing to worry about.

I experience some itching.

It is normal to experience some itching. When itching is severe or hives or blisters develop please contact your doctor.

The Carnation Ambulatory Monitor has fallen off.

Please call your doctor.

I am experiencing severe itching or irritation.

When itching is severe or hives or blisters develop please contact your doctor.

What do I do when I feel a symptom?

Press the button on the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor and write down the symptoms in the Patient Diary you should have received from your doctor.

What does the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor do?

The monitor continuously monitors and records (up to 7 days) your heart signals.

What if I forget to press the button when I feel a symptom?

It is important to push the button when you feel symptoms and note them in your diary. Independent of the button presses the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor will record all signals non-stop for up to 7 days.

What if I don’t have symptoms?

Don’t worry the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor will record all cardiac signals non-stop for up to 7 days.

How do I know the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor is working?

When your doctor applied the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor on your chest they confirmed that the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor is working properly. The monitor doesn’t make a noise or light to let you know its working properly.

Who do I call when I have questions about the Carnation Ambulatory Monitor?

For product-related questions please call 1-844-422-7393.