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Cardiac Rehabilitation

Thomas G. Allison

in Mayo Clinic Cardiology

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199915712
Published online May 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322824 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199915712.003.1450

Series: Mayo Clinic Scientific Press

Cardiac Rehabilitation

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Cardiac rehabilitation is defined by the World Health Organization as the sum of activities required to ensure patients the best possible physical, mental and social conditions so that they may resume and maintain as normal a place as possible in the community. This chapter reviews the 3 phases of cardiac rehabilitation and current practices related to their implementation.

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Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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