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drop in systolic pressure of >10mmHg from baseline

relative

2

ST elevation (+1mm) in leads without diagnostic Q waves ( other than in V1 or aVR)

absolute

2

hypertensive response (>250mmHg sys. or >115mmHg dia.)

relative

3

increasing nervous system responses (near syncope, dizziness)

absolute

3

sustained V tach

absolute

5

signs of poor perfusion (turning blue or pale)

absolute

6

technical difficulties

absolute

7

ST or QRS changes such as excessive ST depression ( >2mm horiz. or down-slopping) or axis shift

relative

8

fatigue, SOB, wheezing, leg cramps or claudication

relative

9

subjects desire to stop

absolute

10

drop in systolic pressure of >10mmHg from baseline when other evidence of ischemia

absolute

11

PVCs, triplet PVCs, supraventricular tach, heart block, or bradyarrhythmias

relative

13

developement of a BBB or intraventricular conduction

relative

14

increasing chest pain

relative

15

moderately severe angina

absolute