Search Tag: Cardiac Rehab

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mHealth programme helps cardiac rehab patients gain fitness

2018 21 Mar

Heart patients who participate in cardiac rehabilitation programmes typically do well during enrolment but tend to revert to unhealthy lifestyles once the formal gym-based regimens end. Duke Health researchers turned to technology for help to keep these patients from losing ground. The researchers devised a follow-up programme that uses wearable fitness... Read more

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Technology-based programme boosts cardiac rehab referral rates

2018 14 Mar

According to the American College of Cardiology's NCDR Annual Conference in Orlando, a technology-based programme that changes cardiac referral processes to opt-out rather than opt-in has significantly improved referral rates. In addition, the programme offers resources to both staff and patients that highlight the importance and significance of cardiac... Read more

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Stress Management with Cardiac Rehab Cuts Incidents in Half

2016 22 Mar

According to research from Duke Health, patients recovering from heart attacks or other heart troubles could cut down their risk of another heart attack incident by half if they incorporate stress management into their treatment. The findings are published in Circulation. The clinical trial included 151 outpatients between the ages of 36 to 84 years... Read more