AAP releases new guidance for heart screening for kids

Dr. Krishnan Subrahmanian, a pediatrician with Hennepin Healthcare, says many young patients aren’t screened until they begin playing sports and need a Minnesota State High School League physical. “The process is simply about asking questions,” Subrahmanian says. “Have you ever fainted or passed out, particularly in response to exercise or loud noises? have you ever had exercise-related chest pain?”