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Erratum to: The cardiovascular reserve index (CVRI) - a surrogate index in predicting heat tolerance

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The original article was published in Extreme Physiology & Medicine 2015 4:A158

Erratum to: Extreme Physiology & Medicine 2015, 4(Suppl 1):A158 DOI 10.1186/2046-7648-4-S1-A158

The original version of this article [1] unfortunately contained an error in the equation present in the "Methods" section. The correct equation reads:

$$ {\text{CVRI}} = 100\; \cdot \;\left( {{\text{MAP}} - {\text{CVP}}} \right)/\left( {{\text{HR}}^{2}\; \cdot \;{\text{BSA}}} \right) $$


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    Epstein Y, Mazgaoker S, Atias D, Yanovich R, Gabbay U, Heled Y. The cardiovascular reserve index (CVRI) - a surrogate index in predicting heat tolerance. Extrem Physiol Med. 2015;4(Suppl 1):A158. doi:10.1186/2046-7648-4-S1-A158.

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Correspondence to Yoram Epstein.

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The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1186/2046-7648-4-S1-A158.

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