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Electrocardiographic stress-testing is perhaps the most commonly used single measure of cardiac function in clinical practice. In its nonstandardized and unreproducible form, it is also the most widely misused test. Doctor Ellestad, with the experience of over 10 000 stress testing procedures, has written a clear account of different methods and their indications and interpretations. The format and style of his book make it as valuable to a beginner in the field as to an experienced cardiologist. After a consideration of different stress-testing protocols, the author devotes a major part of his book to the standardized treadmill exercise protocol as
Stress Testing. Principles and Practice.. Ann Intern Med. 1975;83:917. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-6-917_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(6):917.
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