The Effectiveness and Efficacy of an Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation Program in 24 Sites

  title={The Effectiveness and Efficacy of an Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation Program in 24 Sites},
  author={A. Silberman and R. Banthia and I. Estay and Colleen Kemp and J. Studley and Dennis Hareras and D. Ornish},
  journal={American Journal of Health Promotion},
  pages={260 - 266}
  • A. Silberman, R. Banthia, +4 authors D. Ornish
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Health Promotion
  • Purpose. The purpose of this study is to test the efficacy and effectiveness of an intensive cardiac rehabilitation program in improving health outcomes in multiple sites. Methods. This study employs a nonexperimental (prospective time series) design to investigate changes in cardiovascular disease in 2974 men and women from 24 socioeconomically diverse sites who participated in an intensive cardiac rehabilitation program at baseline, 12 weeks, and 1 year. Paired t-tests were used to assess… CONTINUE READING
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