ERIC Number: EJ386530
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Preparticipation Screening for Sudden Cardiac Death in High School and College Athletes.
Braden, David S.; Strong, William B.
Physician and Sportsmedicine, v16 n10 p128-34,136,139,142 Oct 1988
A properly performed screening history and cardiovascular examination can identify most young athletes at risk for sudden death from heart abnormalities. Warning signs and examiner response are discussed as well as appropriate use of echocardiography. Included is a sample preparticipation examination form recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. (IAH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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