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Contraindications to Exercise Testing

Purpose:

To defer exercise testing of a patient if conditions associated with significant risk are present.

Specialty:

Cardiology
Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

selection

ICD-10:

M15-M19, M20-M25, S00-S09, S10-S19, S20-S29, S30-S39, S40-S49, S50-S59, S60-S69, S70-S79, S80-S89, S90-S99, T00-T07, T08-T14

Description:

Exercise testing should not be done if the risk of testing exceeds the expected benefit, especially if testing can be deferred until after the patient's condition has stabilized or improved. All patients should give informed consent.

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