Cardiac rehabilitation in the elderly.

  title={Cardiac rehabilitation in the elderly.},
  author={Neil Bryan Oldridge},
  volume={10 4},
Rehabilitation for patients with heart disease consists of exercise training, behavioral interventions, counseling, and education with the goal of improving physiologic and psychosocial status. The Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinical Practice Guidelines, recently published in the United States, list the most substantial benefits of cardiac rehabilitation as an improvement in exercise tolerance, symptoms, blood lipid levels, and psychosocial well-being, and a reduction in cigarette smoking, stress… CONTINUE READING

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