Appointments for cardiac rehabilitation orientation scheduled within 10 days of hospital discharge appear to result in improved attendance compared with later appointments, a new study indicates. ... The authors hypothesized that early appointments
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
The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF), the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) and the American Heart Association (AHA) recently issued updated performance measures on referral to cardiac
Conte, MD, professor of surgery and associate director of the division of cardiac surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. ... Zieman, who insists that her patients receive cardiac rehabilitation after their valve or bypass surgery.
Clinically insignificant pericardial effusion occurs in 50% to 85% of patients within a few days of cardiac surgery. ... five postoperative cardiac rehabilitation centers.
The issue: Increasing patient attendance at cardiac rehabilitation. Before 2011, the process of referring Henry Ford's cardiac patients to rehabilitation was simple. ... The scheduling of an early appointment appeared to close the gap between patients'
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
In patients with cardiovascular disease, pathological limitations to these increases in cardiac output restrict maximal exercise. ... 2. Balady GJ, Arena R, Sietsema K, Myers J, Coke L, Fletcher GF, et al; American Heart Association Exercise, Cardiac
Automatic referral combined with a clinician discussion can increase patients' use of cardiac rehabilitation after hospital discharge, recent research suggests. ... A year later, 1,809 patients completed a survey that assessed their cardiac
Additional study is needed to confirm these findings, but the study “does underscore the critical importance of assessing function in this population, and, even more importantly, to initiate cardiac rehabilitation during ... hospitalization, to the