Effective Cardiac Rehabilitation

Extracted from Physiotherapy 2012 Conference article, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Cardiac rehabilitation is equally effective for heart patients whether it is delivered as a centre-based or a home-based intervention, delegates heard. Rod Taylor, professor in health services research at Peninsula Medical School at the University of Exeter outlined his work heading up a team that has spent three years assessing and updating six Cochrane reviews into the effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation. Delegates were given an overview of the findings, which indicate that cardiac rehabilitation...

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