Alternative models of cardiac rehabilitation: a systematic review.

  title={Alternative models of cardiac rehabilitation: a systematic review.},
  author={Robyn A Clark and Aaron Conway and Vanessa Poulsen and Wendy Keech and Rosy Tirimacco and Phillip Tideman},
  journal={European journal of preventive cardiology},
  volume={22 1},
The traditional hospital-based model of cardiac rehabilitation faces substantial challenges, such as cost and accessibility. These challenges have led to the development of alternative models of cardiac rehabilitation in recent years. The aim of this study was to identify and critique evidence for the effectiveness of these alternative models. A total of 22 databases were searched to identify quantitative studies or systematic reviews of quantitative studies regarding the effectiveness of… CONTINUE READING