Bruce, Robert A.

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Robert A., U.S. cardiologist.
Bruce test - exercise test for individuals with coronary disease.
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These variables are typical angina developing during the test, significantly reduced exercise time for age (less than two thirds predicted), ST-segment depression [greater than or equal to] 2 mm, downsloping ST depression, ST depression occurring in stage 1 or 2 of a standard Bruce test, ST depression in 7 or more leads, exertional hypotension early during exercise, and persistence of ST depression or anginal pain for 10 minutes or more after exercise (2-4).
Bruce tests his endurance for pain with a naked flame, only for Alfred to discover the burn on his charge's hand and reprimand the orphan.