Screening electrocardiogram in young athletes and military members: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Title

Screening electrocardiogram in young athletes and military members: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Creator

Lear A; Patel N; Mullen C; Simonson M; Leone V; Koshiaris C; Nunan D

Publisher

Journal Of Athletic Training

Date

2021
2021-05-26

Description

To determine the effect of electrocardiogram (ECG) screening on prevention of sudden cardiac arrest and death (SCA/D) in young athletes and military members.

Subject

Randomized and non-randomized controlled trials, where pre-participation examination including ECG was the primary intervention used to screen athletes or military 40 years of age or younger. Accepted controls were no screening, usual care, or pre-participation examination without ECG. 3 published studies , and one conference abstract were identified for inclusion.

Format

Journal Article

NEOMED College

NEOMED College of Medicine

NEOMED Department

Department of Family & Community Medicine

Update Year & Number

Jan to Aug list 2021

Citation

Lear A; Patel N; Mullen C; Simonson M; Leone V; Koshiaris C; Nunan D, “Screening electrocardiogram in young athletes and military members: a systematic review and meta-analysis.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed September 26, 2022, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/11903.

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