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A region-wide audit of cardiac rehabilitation services

December 2015 Br J Cardiol 2015;22:158 doi:10.5837/bjc.2015.043

A region-wide audit of cardiac rehabilitation services

M Justin S Zaman on behalf of all ACRAN healthcare professionals

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Introduction ACRAN healthcare team Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) services are comprehensive, long-term programmes involving medical evaluation, prescribed exercise, cardiac risk factor modification, education and counselling. CR has been extensively reviewed in the literature,1 and, in patients after myocardial infarction, has been shown to reduce all-cause and cardiovascular mortality rates in a Cochrane review.2 However, it has also been shown by others to have little effect on outcomes.3 Doubts over the efficacy of CR have led commissioners to question the value of such services. While the debate continues, the Anglia region CR services (reb

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January 2005 Br J Cardiol 2005;12:50-2

Audit of cardiac rehabilitation in light of the National Service Framework for coronary heart disease

Fiona Taylor, Andrew Beswick, Jackie Victory, Karen Rees, Ingolf Griebsch, Robert West, Rod Taylor, Jackie Brown, Margaret Burke, Shah Ebrahim

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