Do Pediatric Electrophysiologists Read Pre-Participation Screening Electrocardiograms More Accurately than General Pediatric Cardiologists? JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS Harbison, A. L., Hill, A. C., Motonaga, K. S., Miyake, C. Y., Dubin, A. M. 2013; 163 (6): 1775-1777


Pre-participation electrocardiogram (ECG) screening of athletes is controversial. Pediatric electrophysiologists do not interpret screening ECGs more accurately than pediatric cardiologists with average number of correct ECG interpretations of 13.1-12.4 (P = .14). Electrophysiologists ordered fewer follow-up tests and were more likely to give sports recommendations based on published guidelines.

View details for DOI 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.07.034

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