ERIC Number: EJ548302
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Preparticipation Cardiovascular Screening. Toward a National Standard. Commentary.
Herbert, David L.
Physician and Sportsmedicine, v25 n3 p112-13,117 Mar 1997
In the absence of national screening requirements, physicians have been vulnerable to lawsuits following sudden cardiac deaths in athletes. The American Heart Association recently recommended routine cardiovascular screening for athletes. The article suggests that it is time for mandatory, national standardized cardiovascular screening for competitive high school and college athletes. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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