Don't just check the box, check your athlete's heart: Adding an ECG to participation screenings
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2020-03-11T16:49:11Z
Author DetailsShannon A. King, BSN, RN and Martha Biddle, PhD - College of Nursing, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationDelta Psi at-Large
Lead Author AffliationUniversity of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Other Title(s)Don't just check the box, check your athlete's heart: Adding a 12-lead ECG to pre-participation screening to identify high risk of sudden cardiac arrest in male high school athletes
Level of EvidenceN/A
KeywordsAthletes; High School Males; Sudden Cardiac Arrest; High School Male Athletes; Preventative Screening; SCA
Sudden cardiac arrest continues to be a leading cause of death in male athletes participating in competitive sports. There is a gap in the current preventative screening practice. This study evaluates the feasibility of adding a 12-lead ECG to pre-participation screening to capture abnormalities that could lead to SCA.
Conference NameNursing Education Research Conference 2020: Transforming Nursing Education Through Evidence Generation and Translation
Conference LocationWashington, DC, USA
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