ACSM’s Guidelines For Exercise Testing And Prescription : Chapter 3

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ACSM’s Guidelines For Exercise Testing And Prescription : Chapter 3

What is Necessary ?

Review of habits - tobacco use, ETOH, caffeine use, illicit drugs

Components Of The Physical Exam

Recommended Lab Tests

What are the Desirable Lipoprotein Values ?

Some Important Blood Values

WBC : 4 - 11 x 109/L

Contraindications To Exercise

Acute pulmonary embolism/infarction

Contraindications To Exercise

Chronic infectious diseases

Informed Consent

Patient Preparation For Testing

Patient may need to alter current medication use if this effects the test (antianginal drugs alter EKG responses)

Author: Microsoft Corporation

Email: David.Arnall@NAU.EDU

Home Page: http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~daa/pt730.html

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