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CME Prescreening of adolescent athletes: How much evaluation is enough?

O'Reilly, Dawn PhD, PA-C; Enos, Laura Beth MMS, PA-C; Hedlund, Laura MMS, PA-C; Hood, Kaylene MMS, PA-C; Pruett, Anna Kate MMS, PA-C; Rosenbaum, Daryl MD; Bushardt, Reamer L. PharmD, PA-C

Journal of the American Academy of PAs: November 2012 - Volume 25 - Issue 11 - p 54–59

Fewer than 6% of providers may comply with recommendations for cardiovascular prescreening of young athletes, and only about half are aware that guidelines exist.

Dawn O'Reilly, Laura Beth Enos, Laura Hedlund, Kaylene Hood, and Anna Kate Pruett were students in the Wake Forest School of Medicine PA program, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, when this article was written. Daryl Rosenbaum is an associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Wake Forest and director of the department's sports medicine fellowship. Reamer Bushardt is professor and chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies at Wake Forest School of Medicine.

No relationships to disclose.

© 2012 American Academy of Physician Assistants.
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