Cardiac Screening With Electrocardiography, Stress Echocardiography, or Myocardial Perfusion Imaging

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

March 1, 2015

Last Updated Month/Year

June 27, 2023

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Document Type


External Publication Status


Country of Publication


Document Objectives

He purpose of this article is to provide practical advice on cardiac screening with ECG, stress echocardiography, or MPI. 

Target Patient Population

Asymptomatic, low-risk adults (defined as those with an estimated 10-year risk for CHD events of <10% )

Target Provider Population

All clinician

Inclusion Criteria

Female, Male, Adolescent, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Emergency care, Outpatient

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Assessment and screening, Diagnosis

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D000076862 - Diagnostic Screening Programs, D004452 - Echocardiography, D055414 - Myocardial Perfusion Imaging, D004562 - Electrocardiography, D015716 - Electrocardiography, Ambulatory, D025401 - Echocardiography, Stress


electrocardiogram (ECG), echocardiography, myocardial infarction (MI), Stress Echocardiography, cardiac screening