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Sodium excretion, postop antibiotics, and more

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
October 2019

Cardiopulmonary stress testing

L, Fletcher GF, et al; American Heart Association Exercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Prevention Committee of the Council on Clinical Cardiology. ... GF, et al; American Heart Association Exercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Prevention Committee of
February 2015

Letter from the Editor

Another area where physician referrals are scant is cardiac rehabilitation. Though research shows this outpatient therapy reduces readmissions and improves mortality for those recently hospitalized for a cardiac event, few patients
December 2010

In the News

Only about one-third of heart attack survivors participate in outpatient cardiac rehabilitation, despite evidence that it reduces morbidity and mortality and improves outcomes, according to a CDC survey. ... An accompanying editorial reiterated the
March 2008

Heartening news about cardiac surgery in the elderly

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.
February 2009

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

Cardiopulmonary stress testing

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
February 2015

Recent Research

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
August 2011

ACC and AHA update performance measures for STEMI and NSTEMI

The revised measures focus on prescription of a statin for acute MI, evaluation of left ventricular ejection fraction, cardiac rehabilitation referral, and P2Y12 receptor inhibitor prescription at discharge. ... early cardiac troponin measurement (within
September 2017

Heart failure readmission rates not associated with quality or mortality

One other interesting finding was that the high-readmission hospitals had lower use of diuretics and cardiac rehabilitation referral, suggesting that these interventions might improve short-term outcomes.
November 2016

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