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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 ...
Systematizing Inpatient Referral to Cardiac Rehabilitation 2010: CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF CARDIAC REHABILITATION AND CANADIAN CARDIOVASCULAR SOCIETY JOINT POSITION PAPER
Despite recommendations in clinical practice guidelines, evidence suggests cardiac rehabilitation (CR) referral and utilization following indicated cardiac events is low. Referral strategies such as systematic referral ...
Cardiologists' charting varied by risk factor, and was often discordant with patient report
(Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, 2008-10)
Objective: To assess the completeness of cardiac risk factor documentation by cardiologists, and agreement with patient report. Study Design and Setting: A total of 68 Ontario cardiologists and 789 of their ambulatory ...
Barriers to Cardiac Rehabilitation: Does Age Make a Difference?
PURPOSE: To quantitatively investigate age differences in barriers to cardiac rehabilitation (CR) enrollment and participation. METHODS: Cardiac outpatients (N = 1,273, mean age = 65.9 ± 11.2) completed a mailed survey to ...
Contribution of Patient and Physician Factors to Cardiac Rehabilitation Referral: A Prospective Multi-Level Study
Introduction: Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is a proven means of reducing mortality, yet is grossly under-utilized. This is due to both health system and patient-level factors, issues which have yet to be investigated ...