Cardiac rehabilitation in Austria: long term health-related quality of life outcomes

@inproceedings{Hfer2009CardiacRI,
  title={Cardiac rehabilitation in Austria: long term health-related quality of life outcomes},
  author={Stefan H{\"o}fer and Werner Kullich and Ursula Graninger and Manfred Wonisch and Alfred Gassner and Martin Klicpera and Herbert Laimer and Christiane Marko and Helmut Schwann and Rudolf M{\"u}ller},
  booktitle={Health and quality of life outcomes},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND The goal of cardiac rehabilitation programs is not only to prolong life but also to improve physical functioning, symptoms, well-being, and health-related quality of life (HRQL). The aim of this study was to document the long-term effect of a 1-month inpatient cardiac rehabilitation intervention on HRQL in Austria. METHODS Patients (N = 487, 64… CONTINUE READING