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Functional mobility was strongest predictor of readmissions after MI in elderly

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
May 2019

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

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

Meet Our 2019 Top Hospitalists

uptake of cardiac rehabilitation for patients with heart failure. ... I study patients with heart failure because I see a very vulnerable population who could benefit from interventions like cardiac rehabilitation,” she said.
November 2019

Caring for sepsis survivors

Exercise is vital, experts said. Although no clinical trials have favored specific postdischarge rehabilitation programs, a study of more than 30,000 sepsis survivors found that patients referred to rehabilitation within ... because of new pain, dyspnea,
April 2018

In the News

cardiac rehabilitation, nursing and pharmacy. ... Appointments for cardiac rehabilitation orientation scheduled within 10 days of hospital discharge appear to result in improved attendance compared with later appointments, a recent study indicated.
March 2013

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

AHA releases scientific statement on acute MI in women

Although recommended perfusion therapies for acute MI are similar for women and men, bleeding risks and other complications are greater in women, and cardiac rehabilitation is “underused and underprescribed for women,”
February 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

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