A 24-year-old member asked:
Is cardiac rehabilitation important for a patient who has had a heart attack?
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Internal Medicine 50 years experience
Yes: Cardiac rehab is very important after a heart attack. Rehab consists of supervised exercise and education for lifestyle modification. This results in improved cardiac function and decrease in future complications. The american college of cardiology considers rehab to be the most underutilized proven therapy in cardiology.
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Cardiology 47 years experience
Cardiac rehab: Very important in the recovery process after heart attack and recommended in aha guidelines.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
What value is cardiac rehabilitation in treating a patient who has had a heart attack?
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Pain Management 39 years experience
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