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Physiological testing 

Physiological testing
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Physiological testing
Author(s):

Sara Thorne

and Sarah Bowater

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198759959.003.0004
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date: 14 November 2019

Exercise testing provides objective evidence of functional performance in cardiac disease. There are several modalities available; the method used will depend on the clinical question to be addressed, the equipment available, and the functional ability of the subject being investigated. This chapter explores types of exercise tests and metabolic exercise testing.

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