Ambulatory electrocardiography, commonly known as Holter monitoring after its originator, provides a continuous record of the electrical activity of the heart over a 24 or 48 hour period.
A Holter monitor is a portable device small enough to be worn by a patient during normal activity. It consists of an electrocardiograph and a recording system capable of storing 24 hours or more of the individual's
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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