Cardiac rehabilitation in the United States

Menezes, Arthur R., Lavie, Carl J., Milani, Richard V., Forman, Daniel E., King, Marjorie and Williams, Mark A. (2014) Cardiac rehabilitation in the United States. Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases, 56 5: 522-529. doi:10.1016/j.pcad.2013.09.018


Author Menezes, Arthur R.
Lavie, Carl J.
Milani, Richard V.
Forman, Daniel E.
King, Marjorie
Williams, Mark A.
Title Cardiac rehabilitation in the United States
Journal name Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0033-0620
1873-1740
Publication date 2014-03
Year available 2013
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1016/j.pcad.2013.09.018
Open Access Status
Volume 56
Issue 5
Start page 522
End page 529
Total pages 8
Place of publication Maryland Heights, MO, United States
Publisher W.B. Saunders
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Abstract Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States (US). In addition to this, many of the risk factors of CHD, such as obesity, sedentary lifestyle, diabetes mellitus, and poor nutrition, are disproportionately high in the US. Despite the many known benefits of cardiac rehabilitation (CR), referral and participation rates in these programs are paradoxically low. Over the course of this review, we will discuss some of the many benefits of CR, some of the risk factors for CHD in the US, and factors that affect referral and participation in these programs.
Keyword Coronary heart disease
Cardiac rehabilitation
Risk factors
American Heart Association
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Published online 25 October 2013

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