World Wide Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation…Where are We?

Wilson, Philip K.
June 2001
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Jun2001 Supplement, Vol. 24, pS9
Academic Journal
The article assesses the status of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. Historically, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation has had a basis of exercise as a modality for first prevention, then risk factor reduction, and eventually, rehabilitation. Events and discoveries in the pre 1800's through the 20th century will be reviewed, with a focus upon their effect upon the current status of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.


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