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Patient preferences for home-based versus hospital-based cardiac rehabilitation
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2005-01)
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 ...
Effects of cardiac rehabilitation referral strategies on referral and enrollment rates
(Nature Publishing Group, 2010-02)
Despite recommendations in clinical practice guidelines, evidence suggests that utilization of cardiac rehabilitation (CR) following indicated cardiac events is low. Referral strategies, such as automatic referral, have ...
The prevalence and correlates of mind-body therapy practices in acute coronary syndrome patients
Objectives: While the benefits of mind-body therapy (MBT) for cardiac secondary prevention continues to be investigated, the prevalence of such practices by cardiac patients is not well known. The aim of this study was ...
Sex differences in predictors of illness intrusiveness 1 year after a cardiac event
Objective: This prospective study examined sex differences in illness intrusiveness and in baseline predictors of illness intrusiveness in cardiac patients' I-year postcardiac event. Methods: Patients diagnosed with a ...
Gender and Sex Differences in Prevalence of Major Depression in Coronary Artery Disease Patients: A Meta-Analysis
Background: Depression is related to increased morbidity and mortality in the general population and among patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). The prevalence of major depression is two-times higher in women than ...
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 ...
Posttraumatic Growth in Coronary Artery Disease Outpatients: Relationship to Degree of Trauma and Health Service Use
Objectives Posttraumatic growth (PTG) is frequently reported after the strike of a serious medical illness. The current study sought to: 1) assess the relationship between degree of cardiac “threat” and PTG one year ...
A simultaneous test of the relationship between identified psychosocial risk factors and recurrent events in coronary artery disease patients
Psychosocial factors are increasingly recognized as risk indicators for coronary artery disease (CAD) prognosis, and they are likely interrelated. The objective of this study is to simultaneously test the relationship ...