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Effect of Referral Strategies on Access to Cardiac Rehabilitation Among Women
Background: Despite its proven benefits and need, women’s access to cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is suboptimal. Referral strategies, such as systematic referral, have been advocated to improve access to CR. This study ...
Women and Referral to Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation: Does the Gender Bias Still Exist? A Meta-Analysis.
Background Cardiovascular disease continues to be among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among men and women globally. However, research suggests that women are significantly underrepresented in Cardiac ...
The impact of pre-morbid and post-morbid depression onset on mortality and cardiac morbidity among coronary heart disease patients: A meta-analysis.
Background: Depression is associated with increased cardiac morbidity and mortality in the general population and in coronary heart disease (CHD) patients. Recent evidence suggests that patients with new-onset depression ...
Referral and use of heart failure clinics: What factors are related to utilization?
Background: Due to its growing prevalence, heart failure (HF) has become a major burden worldwide. HF clinics have been shown to reduce hospital readmissions, and generally have favorable effects on quality of life, survival ...
The Role of Clinical and Geographic Factors in the Use of Hospital versus Home-Based Cardiac Rehabilitation
Objective: Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is most often provided in a hospital setting. Home-based models of care have been developed to overcome geographic, among other, barriers in patients at lower-risk. This study assessed ...
Sex Differences in Cardiac Rehabilitation Enrollment: A Meta-Analysis.
Background: The present systematic review and meta-analysis examines studies published in the past 10 years that described CR enrollment among women and men, in order to determine whether a significant sex difference ...