Guidelines for Cardia Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs-5th Edition (with Web Resource)

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Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs, Fifth Edition, covers the entire scope of practice for cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention (CR/SP) programs. This text was developed by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) and parallels federal guidelines for cardiac rehabilitation programs. It contains information on promoting positive lifestyle behavior patterns, reducing risk factors for disease progression, and lessening the impact of cardiovascular disease on quality of life, morbidity, and mortality. 

 

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Contents

Cardiac Rehabilitation Secondary Prevention Programs and the Evolution of Health Care
1
The Continuum of Care
5
Behavior Modification and Risk Factor Reduction
19
Nutrition Guidelines
31
Cardiac Rehabilitation in the Inpatient and Transitional Settings
41
Medical Evaluation and Exercise Testing
57
Outpatient Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention
71
Modifiable Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors
89
Program Administration
193
Outcomes Assessment and Utilization
211
Management of Medical Problems and Emergencies
225
Appendices
235
References
273
Index
313
About the AACVPR
323
Ad
324

Special Populations
143

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The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) is the worldwide leader in promoting the value and practice of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation. AACVPR's mission is improving the quality of life for patients and their families by reducing morbidity, mortality, and disability from cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases through education, prevention, rehabilitation, research, and aggressive disease management.

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