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Screening for Sudden Death in Young Athletes: Performing the Preparticipation Cardiovascular Examination

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SKU:
827008352296*
Author:
Francis G. O`Connor
Published:
2010
Length:
132 minutes
Screening for sudden death in young athletes is a principle component of the athletic preparticipation examination process. Recent guidelines from the sports community and the American Heart Association have established that the key to successful clearance is a well-performed history and physical examination. The DVD, Screening for Sudden Death in Young Athletes: Performing the Preparticipation Cardiovascular Examination, details common causes of sudden death in young athletes, and outlines the performance of the preparticipation cardiovascular examination. In addition, the DVD also demonstrates the key examination components recommended by the American Heart Association.

Among the topics covered:
  • Epidemiology of sudden death
  • Common causes of sudden death inyoung athletes
  • Current recommendations
  • Implications for the sports physician
  • Blood pressure measurement
  • Cardiovascular examination
Produced in cooperation with the American College of Sports Medicine.