TITLE

Cardiac rehab saves older lives

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Research Review (International Council on Active Aging);Dec2009, Vol. 9 Issue 45, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on the role of cardiac rehabilitation in the recovery of patients following a cardiovascular event and in preventing future heart problems and hospital stays. It references a study published in the December 21, 2009 issue of the "Journal of the American Heart Association." Researchers analyzed the records of 30,161 Medicare beneficiaries who were subjected to one cardiac rehabilitation session between 2000 and 2005. An overview of the research findings is offered.
ACCESSION #
47997347

 

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