Cardiac rehabilitation outcomes: modifiable risk factors.

  title={Cardiac rehabilitation outcomes: modifiable risk factors.},
  author={Anastasia A Chatziefstratiou and Konstantinos A. Giakoumidakis and Hero Brokalaki},
  journal={British journal of nursing},
  volume={22 4},
Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) plays a significant role in management of heart diseases resulting in an improvement in patients' physical activity and quality of life and a decrease of healthcare costs. The purpose of this article was to review studies that examine outcomes of CR regarding the modifiable risk factors. Literature published between 1995 and 2012 was researched using PubMed and MEDLINE and reference lists of articles. Five hundred and eight studies were identified, however, only 16… CONTINUE READING