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Title Exercise stress testing for primary care and sports medicine / edited by Corey H. Evans and Russell D. White
Published New York ; London : Springer, 2008
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Contents Section 1: Performing the Test: Why to Exercise Stress Test -- Physiology -- Test Performance -- Special Protocols and Testing Special Populations -- Hospital Privilege, Risk and Medical-Legal Concerns -- Section 2: Test Interpretation and Application: Test Interpretation -- Managing Common Abnormal Responses -- Nuclear Imaging Techniques -- Stress Echocardiography -- Risk Stratification of Symptomatic Patients -- Exercise Testing for Preoperative Evaluation -- Risk Stratification of Asymptomatic Patients: Exercise Test and Other Tools -- Exercise Testing for Cardiac Patients -- Section 3: Sports Medicine Applications: Exercise Testing for Fitness Evaluation -- Exercise Prescription -- Gas Analysis -- Athletic Populations -- Section 4: Case Studies: Appendix A: Equipment -- Appendix B: Reimbursement and Coding
Summary A guide to exercise stress testing specifically for primary care, family medicine, and sports medicine physicians. It contains sections on performing the exercise stress test, test interpretation and application, and sports medicine applications. It also includes an evidence-based approach where insightful cases highlight patient management
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Exercise tests.
Stress (Physiology) -- Testing.
Exercise Test.
Stress, Physiological -- diagnosis
Form Electronic book
Author Evans, Corey H.
White, Russell D.
ISBN 0387765972