Electrophysiology and Heart Rhythm Program: Resources For Professionals
Whether you're referring a patient to us for the first time, seeking a second opinion or updated information about your patient's care, or looking for continuing medical education opportunities, we hope these resources will help in your search for more information.
Cardiovascular Sports Physical
To maximize safe participation in sports, a pre-participation physical evaluation is recommended for all children and adolescents before the season begins. This cardiovascular evaluation should be routinely done at pre-adolescent and adolescent annual well visits, with the goal of identifying medical problems that could have life-threatening complications or require treatment before participation. Maully Shah, MBBS, an attending cardiologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses what PCPs should know about the cardiovascular sports physical, symptoms and history to look for, and more. Published February 2019.