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
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.
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
and referring patients to cardiac rehabilitation.
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
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,”
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
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,” ... of implantable cardiac
enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin-receptor blockers, as well as in counseling patients to stop smoking and referring patients to cardiac rehabilitation.
Clinically insignificant pericardial effusion occurs in 50% to 85% of patients within a few days of cardiac surgery. ... five postoperative cardiac rehabilitation centers.