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Vol. 3 - Num. 12

Special Articles

Sport preparticipation assessment (I)

M Chacón Castillo, R Ballesteros Massó, M González Pérez


Reference of this article: Chacón Castillo M, Ballesteros Massó R, González Pérez M. Sport preparticipation assessment (I). Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2001;3:639-652.

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Abstract

The preparticipation physical evaluation is oriented to the detection of risk factors for sudden death. The first cause of sudden death is cardiac arrest. A number of screening systems are available, mostly (standard tests) and physical examination. The different tests available have been fashioned by the Experts Committees of Academies of Physicians.

Keywords

Sports preparticipation assessment Sudden death

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