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Laboratory Setup, Equipment, and Protocols

  • Julieann O’NeillEmail author
  • Laura Bourette
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Abstract

A pediatric exercise laboratory should have sufficient space to comfortably accommodate the equipment, which should be able to serve both pediatric and adult patients. It should also have space for the parents of pediatric patients to sit during the test. The temperature should be maintained in the range of 20 °C (68 °F) to 24 °C (75 °F) with a relative humidity between 50% and 60%.

Keywords

Cycle ergometer Motorized treadmill Electrocardiograph Metabolic cart Blood pressure cuff Pulse oximeter Stress echocardiography Code cart Bruce treadmill protocol Cardiopulmonary exercise testing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Exercise Physiology, Department of CardiologyBoston Children’s HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of CardiologyBoston Children’s HospitalBostonUSA

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