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exercise perscriptio


What are the contraindications for performing an exercise test HR > 120 @ rest, 2 days s/p MI, unstable angina, uncontrolled or new arrythymia, active or decompinsated HF, acute fever, acute myocarditis/pericarditis. Tachy/Brady. Severe HypoTN SBP <90, HTN SBP >180 or DBP > 100
What is the cut off point for DBP when exercise testing is contraindicated? DBP > 100
What is the cut off point for SBP when exercise testing is contraindicated? SBP < 90 or > 180
How many days after an MI is it ok to perform an exercise test? >2
what HRmax is used for submax testing 85%
When should you stop an exercise test - HR HR > 85% max or no increase with increased intensity
When should you stop an exercise test - SBP SBP drops > 10 or does not rise with increased intensity
Created by: leaderjenna
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