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Cardiac rehabilitation delivery model for low-resource settings

OPEN Heart (British Cardiac Society) | 18 May 2016

SL Grace, KI Turk-Adawi, A Contractor, A Atrey, N Campbell, W Derman, GL Melo Ghisi, N Oldridge, BK Sarkar, TJ Yeo, F Lopez-Jimenez, S Mendis, P Oh, D Hu and N Sarrafzadegan
Abstract
Cardiovascular disease is a global epidemic, which is largely preventable. Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is demonstrated to be cost-effective and efficacious in high-income countries. CR could represent an important approach to mitigate the epidemic of cardiovascular disease in lower-resource settings. The purpose of this consensus statement was to review low-cost approaches to delivering the core components of CR, to propose a testable model of CR which could feasibly be delivered in middle-income countries.
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The Core, Blood vessel, Infectious disease
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