Clinical practice guidelines describing the conduct of CPET are under peer review currently.

The POETTS clinical practice guidelines for the conduct of Perioperative CPET have been developed by consensus by a group of practicing Perioperative CPET physicians, diagnostic CPET practitioners and exercise physiologists. They were reviewed and ratified at the national POETTS society meeting. They have been endorsed by the Association for Respiratory Technology and Physiology (ARTP).