stress test

[n] - a test measuring how the system functions when subjected to controlled amounts of stress
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stress test

Any cardiac challenge, physical, pharmacologic, or mental delivered under monitored conditions. Most commonly this is exercise, the most common monitor being electrocardiography although any other graphic technique, including cardiac catheterization, may be applied. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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stress test

noun a test measuring how a system functions when subjected to controlled amounts of stress
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stress test

Financial system stress tests provide information on the behavior of the system under exceptional but plausible shocks, helping policymakers to assess the significance of the system`s vulnerabilities. As noted in IMF and World Bank (2003), the value added from system stress tests derives from a consultative process that integrates a forward-looking
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Stress Test

Stress test or treadmill test is used to record the heartbeat during exercise. Can be used in the diagnosis of heart disease. (Read about 'Stress Test' 'Coronary Heart Disease' 'Cardiovascular Tests')
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Stress Test

A non-invasive test that is provided to determine how well the baby will handle the stress of contractions that accompany labor. During the test, the heart rate of the fetus will be measured and monitored to determie if the baby can get adequate amounts of oxygen from the placenta during contractions. Contractions are stimulated with oxytocin and..
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stress test

stress test or exercise electrocardiography,in medicine, a test that evaluates the performance of the heart by subjecting it to controlled amounts of physical stress. Such tests, which include walking on a treadmill, measure the heart's reaction to an increased demand for oxygen. The test ends when ...
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stress test

Type: Term Definitions: 1. any standardized procedure for assessing the effect of stress on cardiac function and myocardial perfusion. Stress may be induced by physical exercise or simulated by administration of a coronary vasodilator. Heart rate, blood pressure, and electrocardiogram are monitored before, during, and after the challenge. Other obs
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Stress Test

[disambiguation] Cover of The Secret of the Runestaff by Michael Moorcock for illustration of the article The Runestaff ...
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