Universal access: but when? Treating the right patient at the right time: access to cardiac rehabilitation.

@article{Dafoe2006UniversalAB,
  title={Universal access: but when? Treating the right patient at the right time: access to cardiac rehabilitation.},
  author={William Dafoe and Heather Mary Arthur and Helen Stokes and Louise Morrin and Louise J. Beaton},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 11},
  pages={905-11}
}
The Canadian Cardiovascular Society formed an Access to Care Working Group ('Working Group') in the spring of 2004. The mandate of the group was to use the best science and information to establish reasonable triage categories and safe wait times for access to common cardiovascular services and procedures. The present commentary presents the rationale for benchmarks for cardiac rehabilitation (CR) services. The Working Group's search for evidence included: a full literature review of the… CONTINUE READING

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