Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease: An American Heart Association Scientific Statement From the Council on Clinical Cardiology (Subcommittee on Exercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Prevention) and the Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism (Subcommittee on Physical Activity), in Collaboration With the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
Leon, Arthur S. MD, MS, Chair; Franklin, Barry A. PhD; Costa, Fernando MD; Balady, Gary J. MD; Berra, Kathy A. MSN, ANP; Stewart, Kerry J. EdD; Thompson, Paul D. MD; Williams, Mark A. PhD; Lauer, Michael S. MD
111(3):369-376, January 25, 2005.
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mdash;: This article updates the 1994 American Heart Association scientific statement on cardiac rehabilitation. It provides a review of recommended components for an effective cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention program, alternative ways to deliver these services, recommended future research directions, and the rationale for each component of the rehabilitation/secondary prevention program, with emphasis on the exercise training component.
(C) 2005 American Heart Association, Inc.