Although cardiac-related sudden death during sports is a rare occurrence, it is extremely devastating to all involved. Therefore, a focus on prevention is important to ensure youth are safe to play. Dr. Candice discusses the preparticipation physical evaluation (PPE) and cardiac-related sudden death in youth sports with Pediatric Cardiologist, Dr. Michelle Wallace.
This episode covers:
-Why the PPE is so important?
-Cardiac elements of the PPE.
-Positive cardiac screen, Can I play?
-Prevention of sudden death during play.
Ask your Pediatrician if your child needs a PPE?
Thank You, Dr. Michelle Wallace!
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