Comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation for secondary prevention after transient ischemic attack or mild stroke: I: feasibility and risk factors.

@article{Prior2011ComprehensiveCR,
  title={Comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation for secondary prevention after transient ischemic attack or mild stroke: I: feasibility and risk factors.},
  author={Peter L Prior and Vladimir Hachinski and Karen Unsworth and Richard Chan and Sharon Mytka and Christina O'Callaghan and Neville G Suskin},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2011},
  volume={42 11},
  pages={3207-13}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation (CCR), which integrates structured lifestyle interventions and medications, reduces morbidity and mortality among cardiac patients. CCR has not typically been used with cerebrovascular populations, despite important commonalities with heart patients. We tested feasibility and effectiveness of 6-month outpatient CCR for secondary prevention after transient ischemic attack or mild, nondisabling stroke. This article presents risk factors… CONTINUE READING
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