Search results for "Cardiac rehabilitation"

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In the News

A coalition of cardiac specialty groups has issued new performance measures aimed at spurring more patients to enter cardiac rehabilitation programs as well as improving the programs' quality. ... Fewer than 30% of eligible patients participate in
November 2007

Study links cardiac rehab after acute MI with lower mortality but not improved health outcomes

Results were published online on Oct. 19 by JAMA Cardiology. Cardiac rehabilitation was defined as 1 session within 6 months of discharge. ... In addition, it is controversial to ascribe the reduction in long-term mortality to cardiac rehabilitation
November 2016

Helping patients help themselves

heart-lung transplants, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' list of clinical indications for cardiac rehabilitation coverage. ... enrollment:. Work with cardiologists and cardiac rehabilitation specialists within the hospital to
December 2010

Cardiac rehab after PCI associated with reduced mortality

Patients who participated in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) were less likely to die than those who didn't, a study found. ... A nonsignificant trend toward decreased cardiac mortality was also seen in CR
May 2011

Cardiopulmonary stress testing

GJ, Arena R, Sietsema K, Myers J, Coke L, Fletcher GF, et al; American Heart Association Exercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Prevention Committee of the Council on Clinical Cardiology.Clinician's Guide ... K, Myers J, Coke L, Fletcher GF, et al;
February 2015

In the News

Only slightly more than half of eligible patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) are referred to cardiac rehabilitation at hospital discharge, a recent study found. ... They identified factors associated with cardiac rehabilitation referral at
October 2009

The next issue is online

The December issue of ACP Hospitalist is online. Don't miss stories on dealing with addiction, boosting referrals to cardiac rehabilitation and judicious use of CT scans. ... Boosting referrals to cardiac rehabilitation.Overcome barriers to referral and
December 2010

Focusing on acute MI in women

sometimes be a burden on them taking care of themselves or continuing cardiac rehabilitation or some of the other necessary [treatments]. ... That's where some of the disparities occur in outcomes. An important part of the treatment of MI besides
July 2016

Guideline issued on management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction

complications after STEMI (e.g., cardiogenic shock). The guideline's writing committee was made up of experts from cardiovascular medicine, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, heart failure, cardiac surgery, emergency medicine, internal
January 2013

Hospitals improving PCI, MI outcomes

enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin-receptor blockers, as well as in counseling patients to stop smoking and referring patients to cardiac rehabilitation.
July 2010

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