Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease
This article updates the 1994 American Heart Association scientific statement on cardiac rehabilitation. It provides a review of recommended components for an effective cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention program, alternative ways to deliver these services, recommended future research directions, and the rationale for each component of the rehabilitation/secondary prevention program, with emphasis on the exercise training component full text...
- Arthur S. Leon, MD, MS, Chair; Barry A. Franklin, PhD; Fernando Costa, MD; Gary J. Balady, MD; Kathy A. Berra, MSN, ANP; Kerry J. Stewart, EdD; Paul D. Thompson, MD; Mark A. Williams, PhD; Michael S. Lauer, MD. Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease.Circulation. 2005