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- Explain the onset of the cardiac problems that may precede sudden cardiac death.
- Describe the sports clearance physical exam and what findings might prompt the consideration of a condition putting the individual at risk for sudden cardiac death.
- Describe the management of the various cardiac etiologies that lead to sudden death in athletes.
- Examine interprofessional team strategies for improving care coordination and communication to prevent missed opportunities to diagnose and treat patients at risk for sudden cardiac death.
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- Authors: Khashayar Farzam, Venkat Rajasurya
- Editors: Thaer Ahmad
- Editors-In-Chief: Maheswara Satya G. GollaIntisar AhmedBenjamin H. Buck
Chief Medical Reviewer: Maria S. Horenstein
- Nurse Planner/Reviewer: Sandra Coleman
- Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer: Mark V. Pellegrini
- Physician Planner/Reviewer: Scott C. Dulebohn
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