The Inclusive Chronic Disease Model: Reaching Beyond Cardiopulmonary Patients

Ribisl, Paul M.
June 2001
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Jun2001 Supplement, Vol. 24, pS10
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the rehabilitation of cardiopulmonary patients. Patients who enroll in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation programs frequently have multiple subclinical and clinical diseases that lead to consequent disability if left untreated. Health professionals should give prompt attention to this problem because of the health burden projected by an expansion of an aging population.


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