Are cardiac rehabilitation programs underutilized by patients with coronary heart disease?

  • Ray W Squires
  • Published 2008 in Nature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular Medicine


DESIGN This was a retrospective analysis of patient data from the Medicare National Claims History File. Beneficiaries were included if they had been hospitalized at a nonfederal US facility during 1997 with an International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision diagnosis code of 36.1x (CABG surgery) or 410.xx (acute MI). The other inclusion criteria… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncpcardio1128
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