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What should the ultimate goal of a cardiac rehab program be?

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Education & exercise

Cardiac rehab is a structured program run by medical professionals that includes supervised exercises tailored to your medical and physical condition, education on how to control your risk factors for heart disease.
Multiple scientific studies have shown it improve patient outcomes like quality of life, survival, reduced re-hospitalization, better control of cardiac risk factors.

In brief: Education & exercise

Cardiac rehab is a structured program run by medical professionals that includes supervised exercises tailored to your medical and physical condition, education on how to control your risk factors for heart disease.
Multiple scientific studies have shown it improve patient outcomes like quality of life, survival, reduced re-hospitalization, better control of cardiac risk factors.
Dr. Tonga Nfor
Dr. Tonga Nfor
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David Miller
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Healthy heart

The point of cardiac rehab is to strengthen your heart to make it healthy and reduce your need for medication.
The endpoint is something that you and your doctor need to decide and will depend on where you start out.

In brief: Healthy heart

The point of cardiac rehab is to strengthen your heart to make it healthy and reduce your need for medication.
The endpoint is something that you and your doctor need to decide and will depend on where you start out.
David Miller
David Miller
Answer assisted by David Miller, Medical Student
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