Multidisciplinary cardiac rehab programs can improve patient health

November 2008
Patient Education Management;Nov2008, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p121
Academic Journal
The article discusses the benefits of a comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation program for people who have experienced a cardiac event, which include decreased mortality, reduced fear and anxiety, and improved patient health.


Related Articles

  • Randomised controlled trial of cardiac rehabilitation in elderly patients with heart failure. Austin, Jacky; Williams, Robert; Ross, Linda; Moseley, Laurie; Hutchison, Stephen // European Journal of Heart Failure;Mar2005, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p411 

    Abstract: Background: Heart failure, a condition predominantly affecting the elderly, represents an ever-increasing clinical and financial burden for the NHS. Cardiac rehabilitation, a service that incorporates patient education, exercise training and lifestyle modification, requires further...

  • Cardiac rehabilitation in firefighters. KALES, STEFANOS N.; BAUR, DOROTHEE M.; HOSTLER, DAVID; SMITH, DENISE L.; BERBARIE, RAFIC; ADAMS, JENNY; BILBREY, TIM // Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings;Oct2013, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p429 

    A letter and a response from the editors to the article "High-intensity, occupation-specific training in a series of firefighters during phase II cardiac rehabilitation" by Jenny Adams, Dunlei Cheng and Rafic F. Berbarie in the April 2013 issue is presented.

  • Kardiyak Rehabilitasyon Basamaklar├ä┬▒. Sankaya, Selda // Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Sciences / Fizikse;12/15/2010, Vol. 13, p39 

    DIn recent years, the incidence of cardiac diseases are increasing with aged population. Moreover, survivors of cardiac events increase due to the improvements in the treatments of cardiac disease. In the past, cardiac rehabilitation stages were divided into more distinct phases. However,...

  • Cardiac rhab: Still a good idea? Amsterdam, Ezra A.; Cadieux, Roger J. // Patient Care;10/30/1994, Vol. 28 Issue 17, p24 

    Discusses cardiac rehabilitation. Goals; Benefits; Effect of survival rate; Importance of exercise training; Link between exercise and risk factor; Criteria for rehabilitation candidacy; Approach to emotional aspects; Management of psychiatric difficulties; Cost; Feasibility. INSETS: New...

  • Cardiac rehab--beating the odds in rural America. Sanders, F. Stuart // Patient Care;7/15/1996, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p164 

    Focuses on the cardiac rehabilitation program based at Habersham County Medical Center in Demorest, Georgia. Candidates for rehabilitation; Clinical practice guideline called `Cardiac Rehabilitation As Secondary Prevention,' by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; Historical...

  • Models of cardiac rehabilitation. de Bono, D.P. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/02/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7141, p1329 

    Editorial. Focuses on a survey which relates to cardiac rehabilitation in Great Britain. Issue of whether cardiac rehabilitation should be hospital or community based; Type of illness that is common after infraction; Resources used in cardiac rehabilitation programs.

  • Current trends in cardiac rehabilitation. Dafoe, William; Huston, Patricia // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;02/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 4, p527 

    The article discusses current trends in cardiac rehabilitation. Beneficial effects of rehabilitation; Evaluation of secondary-prevention modalities and alternative program options; Patient education; Exercise training; Lipid management; Smoking cessation; Blood pressure control; Optimization of...

  • Overdosing on care. Wright, Andrea R.; Krackov, Andrew // U.S. News & World Report;6/6/94, Vol. 116 Issue 22, p83 

    Suggests that overprotective loved ones can do more harm than good to many heart disease patients. Results of a University of Washington study presented at a meeting of the American Psychiatric Association; Findings that interfering spouses and psychological problems can discourage much-needed...

  • Using POMS with cardiac rehabilitation. Grove, J. Robert; Buckworth, Janet // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology;Mar1996, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p102 

    Presents a review of the study to examine the effects of brief cardiac rehabilitation on anxiety, depression and scores on the Profile of Mood States, after acute myocardial infarction, by N. Oldridge, D. Streiner, et al. Further reference in `Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Volume...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics