Narrative review comparing the benefits of and participation in cardiac rehabilitation in high-, middle- and low-income countries.

@article{TurkAdawi2015NarrativeRC,
  title={Narrative review comparing the benefits of and participation in cardiac rehabilitation in high-, middle- and low-income countries.},
  author={Karam I. Turk-Adawi and Sherry L Grace},
  journal={Heart, lung & circulation},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={510-20}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of morbidity worldwide. Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is a comprehensive secondary prevention approach, with established benefits in reducing morbidity in high-income countries (HICs). The objectives of this review were to summarise what is known about the benefits of CR, including consideration of cost-effectiveness, in addition to rates of CR participation and adherence in high-, as well as low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). METHODS… CONTINUE READING
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