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Cardiac rehabilitation

Give cardiac rehab patients tailored exercise programmes, says Scottish guideline

News item - Posted on 26/07/2017

26 July 2017 Cardiac rehab patients should receive one-to-one exercise assessments and exercise programmes that take account of their ...

Exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation increases daily physical activity of patients following myocardial infarction: subanalysis of two randomised controlled trials

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 24/02/2017

Objective To assess the effects of an exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation programme on daily physical activity levels of patients following myocardial infarction. Design Subanalysis of two ...

Collaborative cardiac care: University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS trust

Frontline article - Posted on 02/03/2015

Robert Millett meets the physios from north Staffordshire who are using innovative partnerships to make cardiac rehab available to a wide group of patients. ...

In review: High-performance training for sports

Frontline article - Posted on 16/02/2015

In our new column we feature the book: High-performance training for sports, by David Joyce and Daniel Lewington (eds). ...

Physio-findings - Exercise

Frontline article - Posted on 15/07/2013

In our regular column on research that's relevant to physiotherapists, Janet Wright looks at the latest clinical findings. ...

Going live

Frontline article - Posted on 04/12/2012

A successful online self-management programme is helping patients with cardiac problems to stay healthy. Now, as Janet Wright discovers, patients with COPD are set to benefit too ...

Physio findings: the benefits of exercise

Frontline article - Posted on 03/12/2012

Michele Harms, editor of the CSP’s Physiotherapy journal, sums up the latest research findings from the issue out this month 98(4) December 2012. Janet Wright looks at other papers ...

Guidance out on cardiac rehab

Frontline article - Posted on 19/11/2012

Physios will benefit from updated guidance on  prescribing physical activity and exercise for patients who have had heart attacks. ...

The 6-minute walk test in outpatient cardiac rehabilitation: validity, reliability and responsiveness—a systematic review

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 16/11/2012

Background The 6-minute walk test (6MWT) is a common outcome measurement in cardiac rehabilitation. However, a search of the literature found no established guidelines for use of the 6MWT in cardiac ...

Leicester activates heart care

News item - Posted on 12/11/2012

12 November 2012 Staff and patients united to launch a unique cardiac rehabilitation programme at Leicester General Hospital on 2 ...

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