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
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
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.
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
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.
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,
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.
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
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,”
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